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New drink-driving laws, financial troubles at Weston Football Club, and disappointment for motorway users were all making the headlines in Weston five decades ago this week...

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A week-long exhibition of original paintings by a Burnham artist will begin on Monday.

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A Weston sheltered housing complex is holding an open morning to enable people to find out how they can live independently at the property.

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The new owners of a café bar in Uphill have been investing in the business to make it more welcoming to customers.

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Wyevale Cadbury Garden Centre, in Congresbury, has a fantastic selection of treats and gifts on offer this festive season, and the Mercury has vouchers worth hundreds of pounds up for grabs.

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What's On


A British hip-hop star will join forces with a top quality orchestra at a South West music venue to put a new spin on some of his classic hits.

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Three well-known performers will top the bill at this year’s magical family pantomime Aladdin at the Bristol Hippodrome.

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Comic book superheroes will join forces to defend the innocent in DC’s newest blockbuster.

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Yesterday, 20:00

A top Scottish rock band will showcase their skills on a South West stage this week.

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Yesterday, 13:52

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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Court News

Thu, 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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Thu, 11:00

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

Thu, 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


A school in Uphill has been presented with a prestigious travel award for encouraging cycling.

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Funding for two new schools was agreed on Tuesday by North Somerset Council.

Yesterday, 18:30

A village school is celebrating sporting success after pupils picked up a host of medals.

Yesterday, 17:30

A singer who once supported popstar Olly Murs visited a Worle academy to give a talk on bullying.

Thu, 12:30

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

Sport News

Yesterday, 09:36

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

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Yesterday, 09:35

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

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Yesterday, 09:34

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

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Yesterday, 09:33

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


The new owners of a café bar in Uphill have been investing in the business to make it more welcoming to customers.

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Yesterday, 14:00

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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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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