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A pub-restaurant chain has quit Congresbury amid rising business rates and poor summer trade.

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Plans to build 25,000 homes in North Somerset over a 20-year period have moved forward, with the council leader labelling it the ‘least worse option’ available.

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Weston parents are appealing for gift donations to give to families in need this Christmas.

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Cost-cutting plans to restrict free IVF treatments have been scrapped.

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‘Education is the best way out of poverty’, according to a Worle man who has created a charity to help some of the neediest children in the world.

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What's On

Sex Workers’ Opera is a frank, funny, smart musical and drama – but tickets are quickly running out to watch this show at Weston-super-Mare’s Theatre Tropicana.

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Yesterday, 19:51

Tickets to see one of the biggest names in the history of British comedy perform in the West Country will go on sale tomorrow morning (Friday) – but you’ll have to be quick if you want some.

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Yesterday, 15:25

Oscar Wilde’s A Woman Of No Importance will be broadcast live at Weston-super-Mare’s Odeon at the end of November.

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Yesterday, 10:18

The Godfather of British Blues will be serenading fans at The Playhouse in Weston on November 24.

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Wed, 17:29

A Weston-super-Mare-born artist who won a prestigious National Portrait Gallery prize will show her work at a town centre gallery.

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Court News

Yesterday, 16:03

A thief, who threatened and tied up a boy during an aggravated burglary in Weston-super-Mare, has been jailed for 15 years today (Thursday).

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Yesterday, 11:00

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between October 4-18, 2017.

Yesterday, 09:30

A woman who duped her girlfriend in a sales scam to cheat Justin Bieber fans into buying fake gig tickets has avoided jail ‘by a whisker’.

Wed, 16:57

A crown court judge has slammed the ‘calamitous’ decision to release a man from a Kewstoke mental health hospital, as he went on to murder his neighbour hours later.

Wed, 11:25

Two men have been charged over robberies in Weston.

Education News

Yesterday, 12:30

A literacy charity is looking for volunteers in North Somerset to help children to develop their reading skills before they start school.

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Yesterday, 09:38

The charity Crimestoppers is calling on people to vote for it to receive funding so Weston-super-Mare schoolchildren can be involved in a performing arts project.

Wed, 17:30

A new apprenticeship scheme has launched for Weston College students looking to get into the catering and hospitality industry.

Wed, 07:53

A parent was ‘horrified’ to learn the Grenfell Tower fire disaster, which claimed the lives of more than 80 people, was re-enacted by drama students in their child’s class.

Tue, 17:21

Weston Football Club and Weston College have formally announced they will join forces this season, offering education courses with a pathway to high-level football.

Sport News

Weston ran out convincing 54-17 winners over Lydney, their first victory over the Gloucester side since 1993.

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Hornets Under-15 Girls ran in nine tries against Old Richians to progress in the cup.

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Worle are through to the next round of the cup after defeating Ashton & Backwell Reserves.

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Uphill Castle A enjoyed a emphatic 7-2 away victory at FC Milton to keep up the pressure on the league leaders.

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Wed, 14:40

Weston Golf Club ladies celebrated a highly successful season, with promotion from the Bristol League second division.

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Business News


A pub-restaurant chain has quit Congresbury amid rising business rates and poor summer trade.

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Wed, 08:00

A village pub-restaurant is under new management, promising the return of a locals’ bar and an ‘exciting’ selection of ‘high-quality’ food.

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Tue, 12:30

Eat: Festival, the people behind popular food festivals in Weston-super-Mare and Burnham-on-Sea, has been shortlisted for three awards at the National Outdoor Events Association Awards.

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Innovation, customer service and environmental awareness are just some of the categories in which Weston’s business successes will be celebrated in an annual awards scheme.

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

A children’s entertainer has set up a new business to enable people to book wedding singers, magicians and entertainers for special events across North Somerset.

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Food and Drink

Saturday, October 28, 2017

The first business to open at the newly-revamped Dolphin Square will welcome its first customers next week.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Weston-super-Mare’s hotly-anticipated Nando’s restaurant will open next week.

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