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A former police traffic depot, independent retail quarters, industrial estates and a rugby ground are among sites being eyed for developments, which could see around 800 homes built in Weston-super-Mare.

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A dementia specialist nurse has been employed at Weston General Hospital.

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Yesterday, 17:23

Motorists are facing long delays on the M5 this evening (Sunday) after a crash involving several vehicles.

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Yesterday, 17:00

Villagers in Wedmore have been raising money to twin their toilets and help thousands of people living in poverty around the world.

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Yesterday, 16:00

A school paper which was set up in tribute of Jill Dando has published its first edition.

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What's On

Yesterday, 14:00

An art exhibition dedicated to anti-bullying will take place in Weston-super-Mare later this year.

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Yesterday, 09:00

A new theatre show will take Weston by storm as Irish river dancers take to the stage.

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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Weston’s Playhouse will host Fastlove – A Tribute To George Michael, and the Mercury is giving readers a chance to win tickets to see the show.

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Saturday, September 22, 2018

The dynamic Cornish duo Echo Town will play their new songs to fans at Crofter’s Rights in Bristol.

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Saturday, September 22, 2018

A hilarious trip through some of the highs and lows in British history will be performed in Clevedon next month, and the Mercury has tickets to see it up for grabs.

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Court News

Thursday, September 20, 2018

An ‘active’ young man was found hanged at his Weston home after a bad break-up.

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

A Weston-super-Mare taxi driver who refused to transport two visually impaired people and their guide dogs has lost a court appeal against having his licence revoked.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

A Weston-super-Mare man who punched a police horse in the neck and assaulted a police officer after the England semi-final match of the FIFA World Cup has been given a curfew and community order.

Education News

Yesterday, 16:00

A school paper which was set up in tribute of Jill Dando has published its first edition.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Top school pupils were praised at an awards ceremony, honouring their academic and extra-curricular achievements.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

A special school in Uphill has received a good rating from Ofsted in all areas.

Sport News

Friday, September 21, 2018

Hornets nearly overcame a 27-point deficit against Thornbury, but in the end finished two points short.

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Winscombe Ladies put in an outstanding display against Totnes, despite slipping to defeat.

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Friday, September 21, 2018

A successive charity rugby match was held between Weston Rugby Club and a combined Bristol and Moseley Old Boys XV.

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Winscombe fought hard to gain a precious home success against visitors Chard.

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Cheddar moved into the next round of the FA Vase after this excellent victory over Newton Abbot Spurs.

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Worle remain unbeaten in the Somerset Premier League after defeating Nailsea United 4-2.

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Latest results and fixtures from the Weston & District League.

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Business News

Saturday, September 22, 2018

A new Costa Coffee drive-thru is opening at a service station along the M5.

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

A new plumbing firm has opened up in Weston town centre.

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thatchers Cider in Sandford is investing £14million into a new cider mill to cope with the growing demand for its products.

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Hotel employees ditched their uniforms to take part in a beach clean in Uphill after being inspired by a BBC show.

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Weston-super-Mare is often maligned for its plethora of coffee shops, but its newest café promises something different to the rest.

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Food and Drink

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Weston’s first micro pub will open this year after it gained planning permission.

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.

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