Latest Weston News

Yesterday, 19:30

An accident on the M5 has forced a lane to be closed tonight (Saturday).

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Yesterday, 19:00

A North Somerset solicitor will offer free legal advice at new monthly sessions in Congresbury.

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Yesterday, 17:00

A healthcare watchdog has praised a Weston-super-Mare care home for its ‘supportive’ and ‘relaxed’ approach.

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Yesterday, 15:00

A former NatWest store in Highbridge could become flats after Burnham and Highbridge Town Council voted to support the plans this week.

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Yesterday, 13:00

Plans to build more than 600 homes in Highbridge have been unanimously opposed by Burnham and Highbridge Town Council this week.

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What's On

Fri, 16:00

A star member of one of Britain’s most popular bands will appear on a Weston-super-Mare stage this summer.

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Fri, 12:00

A multi-platinum-selling harmony group will perform in Weston-super-Mare next month following the release of their newest album.

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Fri, 09:00

An international superstar and household name will bring her worldwide tour to Bristol this summer.

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Thu, 16:55

Strictly Come Dancing star Pasha Kovalev – who won the show’s famous glitterball in 2014 with Caroline Flack – will be dancing his way into Weston next month.

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Thu, 16:00

A popular British rock band will perform a hotly-anticipated gig in Bristol next month.

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Court News

Mon, 17:24

A 23-year-old man has been jailed after killing a North Somerset teenager in a crash on Valentine’s Day.

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Mon, 11:00

A woman from Weston-super-Mare has been ordered to pay more than £2,000 after blaring loud music from her house.

Friday, February 17, 2017

A dog owner from North Somerset has been prosecuted after her Staffordshire bull terrier attacked a five-month-old puppy.

Monday, February 13, 2017

A Weston-super-Mare man has been charged with stabbing his ex-partner with a knife and threatening to kill her.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

An oil engineer from Wick St Lawrence died after a head-on collision with another car while he was working in Iraq, an inquest heard.

Education News

Fri, 20:00

Children from two village primary schools made some tasty pizzas at one of North Somerset’s top restaurants.

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Fri, 14:00

A North Somerset holiday club has been busy in the forest.

Fri, 11:00

Weston College students have once again produced a host of delicious food as part of The Chefs’ Forum, which allows budding cooks to work with industry experts to learn new skills.

Thu, 20:00

Children in Congresbury made the most of Valentine’s Day by baking tasty treats and making thoughtful cards.

Thu, 11:00

A sports centre at a Weston-super-Mare school wants to build a new all-weather football pitch after North Somerset Council transferred control to the school’s parent body.

North Somerset News

A 50-home housing estate has been approved for Congresbury – to the fury of campaigners.

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Yesterday, 19:34

A lane closure is in force on the M5 after an accident near Clevedon tonight (Saturday).

Yesterday, 19:00

Clevedon Library is running sessions to help people trace their family history.

Yesterday, 16:57

More than 50 firefighter jobs will be lost across the region in a move which has ben slammed as prioritising budget cutting over public safety.

Yesterday, 15:00

A dog trainer has begun a campaign to clear Clevedon of dog mess.

Sport News

Fri, 16:25

Scott Bartlett insists he is fully focused on Weston’s fight for National League South survival - despite links to the vacant manager’s post at Eastleigh.

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Fri, 12:30

Weston Football Club presented its most loyal and dedicated fan with a signed shirt at the weekend to mark his impressive record of having not missed a match in the past 25 years.

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Wed, 12:30

Weston head coach Scott Bartlett says the team have given him a lot to think about after his fringe players impressed in their convincing 3-0 Somerset Cup win against Bath City last night (Tuesday).

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Tue, 21:37

Weston-super-Mare eased into the semi-finals of the Somerset Cup tonight (Tuesday) with a comfortable 3-0 win over Bath City,

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Tue, 08:50

Weston-super-Mare have signed 23-year-old Bristol Rovers defender Danny Greenslade on loan ahead of the Somerset Cup quarter final tonight (Tuesday) against Bath City.

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Business News

Thu, 15:00

Hundreds of jobs, apprenticeships and volunteering opportunities will be up for grabs next week at Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair.

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Thu, 10:07

A child-friendly networking event for businesswomen in Weston-super-Mare has been set up as part of a project to improve the town and help companies to flourish.

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Wed, 15:00

An award-winning North Somerset hotel has appointed a new general manager.

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Mon, 17:30

People flying from Bristol Airport will be able to visit four new European destinations this summer, as Britain’s flagship airline returns to Lulsgate.

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Mon, 13:30

Hundreds of career and volunteering opportunities will be up for grabs later this month, when employers will be on the hunt for talented individuals at Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair.

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Food and Drink

Thursday, February 16, 2017

A West Country restaurant chain will soon be opening along Weston-super-Mare’s seafront, and will name its new eatery after Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Weston-super-Mare has lots of great restaurants on offer and there is no reason to miss out just because you are on a budget – here are six of the best dining deals in the town…

Thursday, February 2, 2017

A mind-boggling 4,000 calories – with six sausages, six eggs, six rashers of bacon and eight slices of bread just some of the ingredients – make up Treats Café’s ultimate breakfast challenge – but could you manage it?

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