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Weston’s X Factor hopeful has said she ‘would not change a thing’ after failing to progress to the next round.

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14:53

Events were held in Weston to mark World Mental Health Day.

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Social media users are unhappy plans to expand The Mall shopping centre at Bristol’s Cribbs Causeway have been torn up, despite claims from political chiefs the decision is good for Weston-super-Mare’s businesses.

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08:02

More people are dying in care homes instead of in hospital.

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The iconic songs of America’s most commercially successful rock band will be recreated in Weston-super-Mare next month, and Mercury readers could win tickets to the show.

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Yesterday, 20:45

Live music, puppetry and a captivating fairytale world awaits this month.

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Yesterday, 18:00

A Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning show will land in Bristol this month.

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Yesterday, 16:08

Weston will be revved up this weekend for one of its most spectacular events.

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Thu, 20:04

A Halloween family fun day will be held in Weston this weekend.

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Court News

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

A man whose body was found washed up on an uninhabited island died as a result of an accident, an inquest has ruled.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from July 27 to August 8.

Friday, October 5, 2018

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from July 25-27:

Education News

07:40

A preschool will shut in Yatton at the end of the month as a lack of funding means it can no longer afford to go on.

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Wed, 12:00

An independent school for children with mental health needs could be built in a North Somerset village after the local authority launched a bid for funding.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

One lucky pupil from a Weston-super-Mare school has a new set of wheels thanks to his 100 per cent attendance record.

Sport News

18:02

The first round proper of the FA Cup awaits Weston-super-Mare after beating Bath City 1-0 in a pulsating tie this afternoon (Saturday).

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Yesterday, 11:53

Cheddar defeated Totton & Eling in the FA Vase with a goal deep into extra time by striker Adam Jones.

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Yesterday, 11:53

Worle suffered a shock defeat in the Somerset Cup playing near neighbours Winscombe.

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Yesterday, 10:19

Wrington Redhill Reserves kickstarted their season with a 6-4 victory over South Park Rangers.

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Yesterday, 10:18

Lach Geddes has been awarded the Weston Over-50s players’ player of the season award.

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Yesterday, 09:28

Weston Mendip Ladies were held to a draw by Alphington in their latest South West Women’s League match.

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Yesterday, 09:28

Weston Ladies emerged with a draw in a 12-goal extravaganza against St Agnes.

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Business News

12:00

Social media users are unhappy plans to expand The Mall shopping centre at Bristol’s Cribbs Causeway have been torn up, despite claims from political chiefs the decision is good for Weston-super-Mare’s businesses.

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Wed, 14:50

A popular go-karting and laser quest business in Weston-super-Mare has been forced to close today (Wednesday).

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Tue, 14:00

A new community bar is causing a buzz in Weston town centre after opening in September.

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Friday, October 12, 2018

A Weston bingo hall has been rebranded to reflect the ‘buzz’ of the game.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Two friends have taken over a popular bakery in Worle High Street.

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Food and Drink

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Weston’s first micro pub will open this year after it gained planning permission.

Monday, August 13, 2018

A funding agreement for a food and drink innovation centre in Weston-super-Mare has been confirmed.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

A clothes shop in Weston-super-Mare could be converted into a micro pub.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Thatchers Cider is having to scale-back production because of a shortage of carbon dioxide (CO2).

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