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Yesterday, 18:04

There are severe delays on the M5 southbound this evening (Tuesday).

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Yesterday, 18:00

Stories in past copies of the Weston Mercury give a fascinating insight into the town’s history – but the adverts offer even more clues into how life has changed in Christmases gone by.

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Yesterday, 19:00

A former Worle student has started to live his performing arts dream after a number of fundraising events were held by friends and family.

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Yesterday, 16:00

The stars of Weston-super-Mare’s pantomime gave up their time to support a group of volunteers.

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Yesterday, 15:00

Weston-super-Mare’s new-look museum will take people back in time this festive season with a Victorian Christmas.

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What's On

Yesterday, 20:00

The Witches of Oz will fly into Bristol next month for the musical phenomenon Wicked.

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Yesterday, 17:30

A reformed Eurovision Song Contest winner and world-renowned pop group will headline next year’s Weston-super-Mare Pride.

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Mon, 20:00

Sci-fi franchise Star Wars returns to the big screen on Thursday and Weston’s Odeon is offering Mercury readers a chance to win tickets to see the keenly-anticipated release.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Scottish comedian Kevin Bridges will return to the stage next year, with two gigs lined up in Bristol.

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Saturday, December 9, 2017

One of the world’s most popular bands will play their hits at a woodland gig in Westonbirt Arboretum this summer.

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Court News

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Cases completed at North Somerset Courthouse, October 25 to November 1.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

A 42-year-old man has appeared in court accused of murdering his former partner.

Monday, November 27, 2017

A woman has been disqualified from keeping dogs for five years after her underweight springer spaniel suffered with a painful untreated skin condition.

Friday, November 24, 2017

A man has been charged with murder by Avon and Somerset Constabulary tonight (Friday).

Friday, November 24, 2017

A Weston rapist will be freed from jail in three years despite pinning a woman down, forcing her to have sex with him and throttling her until she almost passed out.

Education News

Yesterday, 09:03

Parents looking for Christmas gifts for their children can check BookTrust’s great books guide to find presents to go under the tree this year.

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Mon, 17:00

A Worle school continues to be good, inspectors said in a report.

Mon, 15:00

Schoolchildren in Weare created Christmas cards for a competition this month.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

A Weston mum has vowed to go to court to fight for her disabled son to attend a special school as she fears he will be isolated and labelled a ‘special child’ in mainstream education.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

A Highbridge sixth form hosted and competed in the UK’s most prestigious debating competition.

Sport News

Friday, December 8, 2017

The Woodspring Stadium, home to Weston-super-Mare Football Club, will host top-flight football this weekend.

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Friday, December 8, 2017

Weston ran out comfortable winners in the first derby of the season against Hornets.

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Friday, December 8, 2017

Hornettes Ladies were emphatically beaten by their hosts Gordano.

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Friday, December 8, 2017

Cheddar recorded their 10th successive victory to move into the top three in the division.

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Friday, December 8, 2017

Uphill Castle Reserves reached the last 16 of the Weston & District Knockout Cup with a 5-1 victory over Cheddar A.

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Business News

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Worle is set to be left with only one bank after Barclays announced it will close its branch, angering customers.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

A new pet shop selling natural food is having its official opening in Weston this Saturday.

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Friday, December 1, 2017

A ‘pioneering’ Weston-super-Mare business which safely disposes of potentially-deadly radioactive gas is celebrating is 25th anniversary.

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Friday, December 1, 2017

The first Bossit event has been held for Weston residents who dream of becoming their own boss.

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Friday, December 1, 2017

After years of waiting, the opening date for Weston’s new cinema has been confirmed.

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Food and Drink

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Brexit has been blamed for everything from falling interest rates to the closure of Jamie Oliver’s restaurants, but now something else can be added to the list: a decline in healthy eating habits.

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