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Yesterday, 18:00

Weston RNLI’s open day raised around £2,000 for the charity.

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Yesterday, 17:00

Plans for Weston’s top sports clubs to share a ground have been scrapped, and both will pursue development of their own stadiums.

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Yesterday, 15:00

The mother of a Weston Hospicecare patient, who married her financé just before she died, is taking part in the Midnight Beach Walk in memory of her daughter.

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Yesterday, 13:00

The demon barber of Fleet Street has inspired the name of a new business in Milton.

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Yesterday, 11:04

A day of activities has been arranged for by villagers to celebrate the arrival of some of the best athletes in the world.

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What's On

Yesterday, 20:00

The ELO Experience is celebrating the great music of Jeff Lynn and the Electric Light Orchestra at the Bristol Hippodrome next month.

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Yesterday, 11:23

The Royal Marines Band will perform in a fundraising concert in Weston-super-Mare in September.

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Sunday, August 19, 2018

A legendary star of action films returns to the big screen this week for the sequel to an explosive blockbuster.

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Comedian Bridget Christie is questioning whether the 24-hour cycle of rolling news is affecting people’s ability to enjoy the simple things in life.

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Someone Like You – The Adele Songbook is coming to Weston-super-Mare’s Playhouse, in High Street, and the Mercury is giving lucky readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the show.

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Court News

Saturday, August 18, 2018

A Worle woman has been fined hundreds of pounds for playing her music at an excessive volume.

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

In an article published in the Weston Mercury edition of July 26 we said that Kelly Anne Louise Mills, 29, of Milton Road, Weston, punched a pregnant woman in the stomach.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from May 23 to June 6.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from May 16-23.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from May 9-16.

Education News

Sunday, August 19, 2018

A second bidder keen to run a new primary school will unveil its plans at a public event next month.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Sidcot School’s headteacher has praised his students’ achievements after they picked up their A-level results this morning (Thursday).

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Students at The Kings of Wessex Academy eagerly awaited seeing their A-level exam results today (Thursday) to find out if they got into their chosen universities.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Students at The King Alfred School in Highbridge could not wait to open their A-level exam results this morning (Thursday) as they found out if they got into the university of their choice.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Churchill Academy and Sixth Form is toasting its best A-level results in five years today (Thursday), as students’ hard work came to fruition.

Sport News

Yesterday, 17:00

Plans for Weston’s top sports clubs to share a ground have been scrapped, and both will pursue development of their own stadiums.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Cheddar are the early leaders of the Western League and have also beaten Bridgwater Town in the extra preliminary round of the FA Cup.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Worle recorded an emphatic 7-1 victory over Shirehampton in their first match in nearly 20 years in the Somerset County Premier Division.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Weston Women defeated Purnell Ladies 10-0 in a friendly encounter on the 3G pitch at Woodspring Stadium.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Weston Mendip recorded a pre-season victory over Welsh University side Cardiff Mets.

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Business News

Yesterday, 13:00

The demon barber of Fleet Street has inspired the name of a new business in Milton.

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Yesterday, 09:00

Westonians have called for a bowling alley to open at Dolphin Square after is occupiers talked of an ‘extremely positive’ start to life in the town.

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Yesterday, 06:24

Plans to increase the size of a Premier Inn hotel have been turned down by the council.

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Sunday, August 19, 2018

The proposed demolition of a village pub, which could be replaced by a petrol station, has been maligned by a rival business – which has called for the plans to be torn up.

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Westonians have pledged their support to the town’s independent businesses after a sign was installed to attract more customers.

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Food and Drink

Monday, August 13, 2018

A funding agreement for a food and drink innovation centre in Weston-super-Mare has been confirmed.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

A clothes shop in Weston-super-Mare could be converted into a micro pub.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Thatchers Cider is having to scale-back production because of a shortage of carbon dioxide (CO2).

Saturday, June 2, 2018

A Worle pub has closed for a £340,000 revamp ahead of it being taken over by two licensees.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

The streets were packed in Burnham-on-Sea yesterday (Saturday) for the latest food festival.

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