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A hedgehog badly injured by a garden strimmer last year has been released back into the wild.

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The bus service which connects Weston-super-Mare to Bristol Airport has celebrated its first year anniversary.

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Weston-super-Mare’s seafront was packed yesterday (Saturday) as locals and residents turned their eyes to the skies to admire pilots’ skills in aeroplanes and helicopters.

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Weston-super-Mare Pride has opened a shop and box office in preparation for the event next month.

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What's On

Brighton quintet The RPMs will perform in Bristol this summer.

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The biggest robbery New York City has ever seen is the plan which an all-woman crime squad hope to pull off – and Mercury readers can win a front row seat to the action.

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Yesterday, 14:00

A wide variety of food and drink events will take place at Weston’s iconic seafront landmark in 2018.

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Yesterday, 09:00

The Playhouse Theatre in Weston will host a George Michael act in mid-July and the Mercury is giving readers a chance to be there to watch the show for free.

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Fri, 20:00

One of Aesop’s fables will be retold in hilarious fashion by a North Somerset comedy duo in Weston next month.

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Court News

Fri, 07:00

A former teacher from Weston-super-Mare, who committed an ‘appalling’ assault on a 16-year-old babysitter, has been found guilty.

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from April 4-11.

Friday, June 8, 2018

A ‘dangerous and predatory man’ from Weston-super-Mare who committed ‘abhorrent offences’ against a young child will spend more than a decade behind bars.

Friday, June 8, 2018

The following court cases were heard from March 29 to April 4 at North Somerset Courthouse.

Monday, June 4, 2018

A rogue trader who conned customers out of hundreds of pounds for shoddy work has been rapped in court for the second time.

Education News

Yesterday, 15:00

Two students from the Kings Of Wessex Academy got up close and personal with some hedgehogs.

Thu, 10:00

Blagdon Primary School has a new headteacher who has already made a number of improvements for pupils.

Wed, 15:00

A friendly tug-of-war game saw families pitted against each other at Winscombe Primary School’s fete.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Weston-super-Mare is the subject of short stories, poetry and art in a new e-book by some of the town’s youngsters.

Sport News

12:00

Which one of these four players is England’s greatest right midfielder of all time?

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Yesterday, 12:00

Gareth Southgate’s promising young England side look ready to make a mark on the world stage and help atone for the disappointments of recent tournaments.

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Fri, 12:00

Which one of these nine defenders is England’s greatest centre back of all time?

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Thu, 13:52

Weston-super-Mare Football Club’s squad is taking shape ahead of the new national league campaign, and with preseason kicking off in the coming days here is a run down of who the club has signed so far.

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Thu, 12:06

The Weston Jets welcomed the Bristol Bats to their home diamond at Hutton Moor on Sunday in the latest match in the South West Baseball League.

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Business News

Thu, 15:00

A Cheddar business is celebrating having won top prizes in several categories of the British Cheese Awards.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Businesses have a ‘marvellous’ opportunity to blossom at a Weston creative hub, according to an entrepreneur who is enjoying its benefits.

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Monday, June 11, 2018

An independent mortgage broker opened on Alexandra Parade in Weston-super-Mare.

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Community projects will benefit from a fund set up by the South West’s leading airport.

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Monday, June 11, 2018

A team of accountants from Weston have donated hundreds of pounds to two charities.

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Food and Drink

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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