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A pony was rescued yesterday (Saturday) by a team of experts after it got trapped in a ditch at a farm in Yatton.

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A Ford Fiesta collided with a sign yesterday (Saturday) and ended up in a ditch as a result, prompting a police call-out.

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An RSPCA inspector wants to clamp down on air weapon ownership after a series of seagull shootings in Highbridge.

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Weston Town Hall was set to become a laughing stock 50 years ago this week – while familiar topics of parking, development and vandalism were also making the headlines...

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A North Somerset village held its showpiece event this week, with villagers turning out in numbers to bask in the sunshine and enjoy a range of activities.

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Yesterday, 15:00

A Scottish pop band will bring its fantastic show to one of Weston-super-Mare’s main venues later this year.

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Yesterday, 13:00

The final work of Jane Austen will be remade into a beautiful musical in Bristol next month.

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Fri, 19:00

TV legends Dick and Dom will bring their fast-paced, pie-throwing live show to Bristol this summer.

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Fri, 12:00

A BRIT Award-winner will dazzle a Weston-super-Mare Playhouse audience with her entertaining show.

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Fri, 10:05

A team of top-quality musicians from years gone by has been assembled and will perform on a Weston-super-Mare stage next week – taking the audience back to the early days of rock ‘n’ roll.

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Court News

Fri, 17:37

A former Weston-super-Mare man accused of carrying out a premeditated terrorist attack on Muslims as they left a mosque has been remanded in custody on murder and attempted murder charges.

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Fri, 09:55

A Weston man who used a kitchen knife to stab his pet dog to death has been banned from keeping animals for life.

Fri, 07:00

A Weston-super-Mare parking warden who was assaulted while carrying out his duty has spoken out about the ‘completely unacceptable’ act which left him ‘concerned’ for his safety.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

A Weston-super-Mare care worker who abused the trust of an adopted child’s family by targeting the little girl’s vulnerable birth mother to ask for £2,000 in return for her daughter’s new address has been spared jail.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Two Weston-super-Mare brothers who are serving life sentences for murdering a couple in Cornwall are having DNA evidence reviewed in the hope their case will be reheard at an appeals court.

Education News

Yesterday, 12:00

Land earmarked for a primary school on one of Weston-super-Mare’s newest housing developments could instead be used for a temporary £3.9million Weston College site to teach more than 3,000 students.

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Fri, 12:00

University Centre Weston (UCW) has launched a new programme to encourage children in North Somerset to consider going to university.

Thu, 17:00

Cheddar school students united to mark a traditional religious event.

Thu, 15:00

A host of schoolchildren took to Weston’s biggest stage last week to show off their array of talents.

Thu, 13:05

University Centre Weston (UCW) is celebrating a huge achievement today (Thursday) after it was announced it is now in the top 20 per cent of higher education providers in the country.

Sport News

Yesterday, 15:18

Weston Football Club’s assistant head coach, Chris Barker, has left the club, it has been confirmed.

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Wed, 15:51

Weston registered a comprehensive victory over league strugglers Temple Cloud, set up by a record opening stand of 221.

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Wed, 15:51

Uphill Castle slipped to their second successive defeat at Taunton Deane and their lead at the top reduced to just 14 points.

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Wed, 15:50

Winscombe came out on victors in the top of the table clash against Long Sutton.

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Wed, 15:49

A century from Cameron Harding helped Congresbury to a emphatic victory over Portishead at the Lake Grounds.

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Business News

Yesterday, 17:55

Charities looking for a chance to raise some money or promote their cause are being offered a unique opportunity by a Weston-super-Mare business.

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Fri, 15:00

A famous television chef visited a North Somerset restaurant this week to sign copies of his latest cookbook.

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Fri, 13:30

Construction work at Weston-super-Mare’s Dolphin Square development will be completed in August, but it is not known when its various occupiers will open for business.

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Thu, 14:00

A Cheddar garage has been crowned the UK’s Garage Of The Year.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

The head of a Weston-super-Mare firm has scooped a top honour from an internationally-renowned business organisation.

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Food and Drink

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Dessert restaurant chain Kaspa’s will open a store in Weston-super-Mare after it received planning permission from North Somerset Council.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Weston-super-Mare has tons of great places to eat, whether you are looking for a hearty breakfast, a Sunday roast or a Friday-night curry. Here are the top 10 restaurants in the town according to TripAdvisor...

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