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The police are appealing for help to find a wanted man.

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A Somerset soldier has been left ‘in agony’ with a shattered femur after he was caught in the crossfire of a drive-by shooting in Canada.

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Yesterday, 19:00

Wrington villagers will be able to address a housing inspector ahead of a ruling which will determine whether 59 homes can be built at Coxs Green.

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Yesterday, 16:00

A Weston-super-Mare woman spent five days trekking the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu in memory of her friend’s daughter, who died in 2012.

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Yesterday, 15:00

The South West Outdoor Festival rocked Cheddar as campers and adventurers descended on the gorge.

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Yesterday, 09:00

The sequel to a critically-acclaimed comedy espionage film is set to hit cinemas this week, and the Mercury has two pairs of tickets up for grabs.

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Saturday, September 23, 2017

Artists across Somerset will welcome visitors into their studios and homes to share their love of art.

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Saturday, September 23, 2017

It’s time to bend and snap up your tickets to Legally Blonde as the all-singing, all-dancing romantic comedy heads to the Bristol stage.

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Friday, September 22, 2017

A top BBC Radio One DJ and grime music expert is set to showcase his skills on the decks in the South West next month.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Former members of two of Britain’s most popular boy bands are set to unite for show in Bristol this winter.

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Court News

Thursday, September 21, 2017

A 22-year-old man has pleaded guilty to beating up a teenager after leaving a Bristol nightclub.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between July 26 and August 17.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

A Somerset couple have been banned from keeping dogs for five years after they left their pet to suffer with a chronic skin condition.

Monday, August 28, 2017

A Weston-super-Mare teenager has been spared jail after biting a ‘terrified’ taxi driver’s nose in a ‘life-changing’ unprovoked attack.

Education News

Friday, September 22, 2017

A Weston-super-Mare primary school has had a new defibrillator installed on its wall.

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Friday, September 22, 2017

A gala evening to celebrate a North Somerset school’s 60th anniversary has been cancelled.

Friday, September 22, 2017

A primary school and 250 houses could be built on the outskirts of a North Somerset village.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

North Somerset Council faces having to give £165,000 to the Government if it wants a village school to be able to use one of the authority’s former children’s centre buildings.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

More than 500 people will celebrate getting their degrees from University Centre Weston (UCW) on Saturday – and people are 
being invited to watch the ceremony from a big screen in the Italian Gardens.

Sport News

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Dartford were humbled by Weston-super-Mare as the Seagulls beat the Darts 3-0 and stretched their unbeaten run to four league matches.

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Weston manager Marc McGregor slammed his side’s second half performance as they crashed out of the FA Cup in the second round qualifying at Bognor Regis Town on Saturday.

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

Weston-super-Mare are out of the FA Cup at the first time of asking, after a late winner from Bognor Regis broke the Seagulls’ hearts at Nyewood Lane yesterday (Saturday).

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Friday, September 15, 2017

Three Weston-super-Mare teenagers must raise more than £1,800 each to go on the experience of a lifetime.

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Weston manager Marc McGregor says his side ‘deserved more’ from their past two games as they secured two draws away from home – with new striker Irnti Rapai scoring both equalisers.

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Business News

Yesterday, 11:00

A Weston hairdresser has won a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ trip to Asia after showcasing his expert skills in a competition.

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Saturday, September 23, 2017

A North Somerset hotel has been named Europe’s boutique hotel of the year by an expert travel organisation.

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A Weston-super-Mare man who gave up everything to follow his dream has launched a new business.

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A family-run opticians in the heart of Worle has been handed an award.

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Staff at Weston-super-Mare’s Odeon cinema have helped raise more than £1,000 for charity.

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