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A Weston school is adding 100 new books to its library, thanks to donations from Mercury readers.

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A plan which will see more than 20,000 homes built across North Somerset has been adopted.

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Dragons and flags littered the streets of Burnham-on-Sea as the town celebrated St George’s Day.

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Yesterday, 19:00

A Weston woman who has battled with daily seizures due to a rare illness was finally able to walk down the aisle to marry the love of her life.

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Yesterday, 18:00

A new bus service has started running between Weston town centre and Sand Bay.

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What's On

Yesterday, 20:00

A singer from one of the UK’s most popular girl bands will perform in Bristol later this year.

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Mon, 12:04

A night of live drum and bass music will be held at a Weston nightclub this weekend.

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Sunday, April 22, 2018

A new musical filled with songs the whole family will love is heading to The Playhouse in Weston.

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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Fast-paced Japanese drumming and dancing is heading to Weston’s Playhouse theatre.

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Peppa Pig and friends are back for a live show which will have your children up on their feet.

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Court News

Friday, April 20, 2018

A Weston couple have been sentenced after drugs were found in their house and stuffed in a teddy bear.

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from February 7-14 :

Thursday, April 5, 2018

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from January 31 to February 7.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

A widow died after being hit by a car on a ‘dark and wet’ winter night, a court heard.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

The following court cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse from January 29 to 31.

Education News


A Weston school is adding 100 new books to its library, thanks to donations from Mercury readers.

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Yesterday, 14:00

A primary school in St Georges gave children plenty of opportunities to celebrate St George’s Day this week.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Thousands of parents will be breathing a sigh of relief after more than 90 per cent of children in North Somerset secured their first choice primary school.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

A new primary school will open in Weston in September after years of delays.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Six schools in Weston-super-Mare and Worle took part in a spelling bee.

Sport News


Marc McGregor was ‘flabbergasted’ after his Weston-super-Mare side fell to a 2-0 defeat to Truro City at the Woodspring Stadium on Tuesday in the National League South.

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Yesterday, 14:43

Victoria Bowling Club started the new season with the traditional president’s day.

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Yesterday, 14:42

Worlebury Golf Club junior Josh Talbot captured the RNLI Shield, despite having to lose three shots from his handicap.

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Yesterday, 13:46

A North Somerset ladies’ doubles team reclaimed the Newmarch Cup played at Gordano School.

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Yesterday, 12:41

Twenty-six runners from Weston Athletic Club took part in this year’s London Marathon.

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Business News

Yesterday, 17:00

The UK’s largest retailer of solid hardwood furniture has opened its first showroom in Weston.

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Yesterday, 09:07

The former library building in Worle is likely to be used as retail space in the future.

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Friday, April 20, 2018

North Somerset Council has apologised for incorrectly charging for a man’s care.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Food businesses will find it easier to open in a part of Weston after North Somerset Council voted in favour of a new food zone initiative.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

A project to create a £100million reservoir has been scrapped by Bristol Water after it decided it was ‘no longer needed’.

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Food and Drink

Monday, April 9, 2018

A wet start did not deter a crowd of around 30,000 people visiting Weston’s Italian Gardens on Saturday for the first food festival of the year.

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Eat: Weston is in town all day today (Saturday) with more than 75 producers filling Weston-super-Mare’s High Street, Italian Gardens and Sovereign Shopping Centre.

Friday, April 6, 2018

The county is well-known for its gorgeous cheese and scrumptious cider but where should you go if you wish to sample and buy these or any of the other delicious food and drink made in Somerset?

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