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Weston-super-Mare police have recovered a large haul of stolen power tools and are encouraging victims to visit the police station.

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16 minutes ago

An exhibit of ‘national significance’ will be displayed at Weston Museum later this year.

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19 minutes ago

Emergency services were called to Burnham-on-Sea following an incident which saw somebody trapped in a crashed car after failing to stop when ordered by police.

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07:37

Stormy weather and heavy rain is set to batter the Weston-super-Mare coastline overnight (Wednesday).

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Almost all of Weston General Hospital’s beds have been full throughout December and the beginning of January, missing NHS targets.

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Yesterday, 20:00

A masterful musical ensemble will showcase their skills at a North Somerset church next month.

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Mon, 19:45

Villagers will need to act quick to get a golden ticket to see Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.

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Sunday, January 14, 2018

A popular tribute act will perform a repertoire of poignant and powerful songs from one of the world’s greatest pop bands.

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Saturday, January 13, 2018

An Olivier Award-winning West End smash hit show will cause chaos at a West Country theatre this year.

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Saturday, January 13, 2018

Winston Churchill’s first tumultuous days as Britain’s wartime Prime Minister will be followed in a biographical film starring Gary Oldman.

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Court News

Mon, 07:17

A 22-year-old man will appear before magistrates today (Monday) after police charged him with sex crimes in North Somerset and Shropshire.

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Friday, January 12, 2018

A 22-year-old Weston-super-Mare man has been spared jailed after pleading guilty to posting an explicit photo of his ‘mortified’ ex-girlfriend on social media.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

A Weston-super-Mare man has been told he is ‘very lucky’ to have been spared jail after stealing more than £4,000 worth of iPads from two schools.

Friday, December 22, 2017

A former Weston-super-Mare man accused of carrying out a terror attack has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Oversights were made during an investigation into a child sexual exploitation panel which feared Weston-super-Mare businesses could be putting young people at risk, a tribunal heard this week.

Education News

Mon, 13:00

A village primary school has been praised by education watchdog Ofsted, with pupils telling of ‘amazing’ teachers.

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Sunday, January 14, 2018

Two Weston-super-Mare school chefs will compete to show who is the best cook in education catering.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

A Weston school is looking for business experts to provide students with career advice.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The gap between boys’ and girls’ maths and English needs to narrow at a Worlebury school before Ofsted can consider it a good school.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Weston Mercury is giving schools the chance to win scores of new books for their libraries.

Sport News

The senior and ladies’ sections at Wedmore Golf Club both played their first competitions of the new year.

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St Andrews suffered four one-shot defeats in four competitions, but were heartened by a 37-shot victory over local rivals Victoria.

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Twenty-one Weston Athletic Club members took part in the Riverbank Rollick, a nine-mile off-road race.

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It was a busy week for Uphill Badmint Club, with two teams in action, as well as a junior club trip to Cardiff.

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Latest skittle results and scores from the local leagues.

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Business News

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A Weston-super-Mare woman drove away happy after winning a car worth thousands of pounds.

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09:00

Weston-super-Mare’s new creative hub will host a free technology event next week, offering expert digital advice to the town’s fledgling businesses.

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Friday, January 12, 2018

The hotly-anticipated opening of Weston-super-Mare’s Cineworld is just two weeks away and the Mercury can today offer a first glimpse inside at the new cinema.

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Friday, January 12, 2018

A Wrington brewery firm enjoyed an ‘excellent’ end to 2017.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

A Brean holiday park has been put up for sale – at the reduced price of £995,000.

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Food and Drink

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

If the idea of Yorkshire puddings, roasted potatoes and succulent meat covered in gravy sounds mouth-watering, then you need to try out these carveries located in and around Weston-super-Mare.

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