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A five-year-old boy was left ‘uncontrollably screaming’ in pain when his finger was almost completely severed by a self-closing door in Costa Coffee in Weston.

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Yesterday, 18:59

A Weston music student whose music video went viral on YouTube has been rewarded with an endorsement by a world famous guitar manufacturer.

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Yesterday, 17:30

A retiring headteacher has said there will be challenges ahead for education but feels positive about the future.

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Yesterday, 17:27

One person and a dog had to be rescued from mud after getting stuck near Weston-super-Mare today (Thursday).

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Yesterday, 17:00

There will be multiple road closures across North Somerset in the next few weeks, while work is carried out to paint road markings on routes which have recently been resurfaced.

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What's On

Yesterday, 20:00

A festival which began with a capacity of 10,000 people will now see 20,000 flock to Bristol to enjoy a weekend of hip-hop, drum and bass, techno and house music.

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Yesterday, 18:59

A Weston music student whose music video went viral on YouTube has been rewarded with an endorsement by a world famous guitar manufacturer.

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Yesterday, 18:30

A fundraiser which is designed to help propel a talented Weston-super-Mare youngster to a career on Broadway or the West End will be held this weekend.

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Wed, 20:00

Fresh from the success of Hazy Days, Weston-super-Mare’s Tropicana is set to continue promoting the very best of live music, and this weekend you could win tickets to The Reaper Bar’s very first school disco.

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Tue, 20:00

Cheddar Male Choir are heading to Burnham in search of new members.

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Court News

Yesterday, 10:59

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between June 20 and July 11:

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Yesterday, 07:00

A primary school teacher from Weston-super-Mare faces jail over charges relating to indecent images of children after he admitted being part of a chat room where paedophiles shared horrific videos.

Tue, 11:29

Bailiffs are evicting travellers from Weston-super-Mare’s Beach Lawns today (Tuesday) but North Somerset Council is once again heading to court in a bid to evict others from Hutton Moor Leisure Centre.

Friday, July 14, 2017

A group of travellers are staying on the Beach Lawns in Weston-super-Mare, despite North Somerset Council serving them an order to leave.

Friday, July 14, 2017

The daughter of a woman who was killed by a drink driver is ‘disgusted’ with the three-year prison sentence given to the driver.

Education News

Yesterday, 17:30

A retiring headteacher has said there will be challenges ahead for education but feels positive about the future.

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Yesterday, 14:00

A Worle school is sponsoring a puppy which is currently being trained to help blind and partially-sighted people.

Yesterday, 12:30

A school in Uphill has been given £1,000 towards its £100,000 sports hall appeal.

Wed, 18:32

Year six children at one village primary school finished the year with a ‘fantastic’ production of Olivia – a twist on Charles Dickens’ classic tale Oliver Twist.

Wed, 13:00

A school from Weston-super-Mare has been given a national award for its work with pupils who are vulnerable to underachievement.

Sport News

Yesterday, 16:00

Weston-super-Mare’s tennis clubs could benefit from a pot of money aimed at improving outdoor courts and increasing participation.

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Wed, 12:50

Worlebury’s men, seniors and ladies’ team all reached their respective semi-finals of the county cup after a successful week for the club.

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Wed, 12:50

Ashcombe Park Bowling Club saw 60 bowlers take part in the annual Westcliffe Finance Trophy.

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Wed, 10:10

With the new National League South season just over two weeks away, new manager Marc McGregor has been busy finalising his squad.

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Tue, 17:48

Cheddar started their run of pre-season matches with victory over Thornbury Town.

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Business News

Tue, 17:39

The Mercury has been given exclusive access to Dolphin Square today (Tuesday) to take a first look as Weston’s £45million complex nears completion.

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Tue, 13:00

Bristol Airport has expanded its immigration hall and it has now been officially opened.

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Sunday, July 16, 2017

A member of the campaign to save a pub which could be converted into a convenience store and petrol station has supported placards protesting the proposed development.

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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Plans to create a pet crematorium in a village have won support from parish councillors who favour the ‘niche’ businesses opening.

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Saturday, July 15, 2017

Plans to convert a former pub into houses has been backed by parish councillors.

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Food and Drink

Thursday, July 13, 2017

A flagship food and drink centre which will cost more than £11million and create up to 250 jobs will be built in Weston after winning planning approval.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Is there anything better than enjoying a lazy evening in Weston-super-Mare, watching the sun come down with a delicious cocktail in your hand? The resort’s food and drink industry has changed significantly in recent years and there are lots of great cocktail bars in Weston to enjoy – here is a selection of some of the best available.

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