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Yesterday, 21:59
The decision will be made at the Town Hall.

Three councils in the West of England have tonight (Wednesday) agreed to a £1billion devolution deal which was rejected by North Somerset earlier this month.

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Yesterday, 18:00
Muddy Stilettos Best Cafe award - Sue Tucker from Muddy Stilettos Somerset with Ceridwen and Samuel from Calm Gourmet Cafe Bar.

A Burnham café has scooped a prestigous award, meaning it can officially call itself Somerset’s best café, despite having only been open for 10 months.

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Yesterday, 17:00
Weston-super-Mare MP John Penrose backed calls to remain within the EU.

Britain may be less rich as a result of the EU referendum result, but will be more free, according to Weston-super-Mare’s MP John Penrose.

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Yesterday, 16:00
Worle prom

Year 11 students at Worle Community School made their way to Weston’s Grand Pier on Friday for an evening of glamour as prom season well and truly began.

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Yesterday, 15:19
Picture by Nick Page Hayman

Firefighters tackled a blaze which broke out above a bar in the centre of Weston-super-Mare this afternoon (Wednesday).

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What's On

Save the last dance

The final casting for Save The Last Dance For Me, which will be arriving in Weston-super-Mare in August, has been completed.

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Oppits 'Wizzard of Oz' dress rehearsal.

A group of friends are off to see the wizard – the wonderful wizard of Oz.

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The Comedy Garden

The return of Bristol’s Comedy Garden festival is edging ever closer and despite demand being high, there are still a host of hilarious acts which you could book to see.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016
Hoedown logo and boots

Fans of country music can don their cowboy hats and take to the Grand Pier for its first-ever all-American hoedown.

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That'll be the day

A nostalgic rock ‘n’ roll show is returning to The Playhouse as part of its 30th anniversary tour.

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Court News

Yesterday, 07:00
Allyn and Jenny Condon (Picture: Neil Munns Photography).

A two-month-old baby from Weston-super-Mare died in hospital after his parents were told he simply had a cold – but they later discovered he also had a rare infection, and fear mistakes were covered up by medics.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016
The woman cannot be named for legal reasons.

A nursery nurse uploaded a sexual photograph of her ex-fiancé to Facebook after he broke up with her via a text message.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse near Weston-super-Mare.

A Weston man has been fined after police caught him being drunk and disorderly and angrily threatening motorists in the space of three weeks.

Education News

Yesterday, 16:00
Worle prom

Year 11 students at Worle Community School made their way to Weston’s Grand Pier on Friday for an evening of glamour as prom season well and truly began.

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Sunday, June 26, 2016
School head chef Steve Fowell with pupils learning about healthy eating.

A healthy eating week at a Worle school challenged pupils to eat more fruit and vegetables and drink more water.

Sunday, June 26, 2016
Time capsule

Primary school children buried a time capsule sent from an island in the Indian Ocean.

Sunday, June 26, 2016
Children

A North Somerset officer who campaigned for more help for children in care – and those leaving care – has praised the council for its recent improvements.

Saturday, June 25, 2016
Winscombe School Fete.

A North Somerset primary school held its annual summer fete at the weekend and despite the grey clouds overhead, families enjoyed fun and games all afternoon.

North Somerset News

Yesterday, 21:59
The decision will be made at the Town Hall.

A £1billion deal which was rejected by North Somerset Council will go ahead without the authority after three other councils agreed to it this evening (Wednesday).

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Yesterday, 18:08
Could Liam Fox be the next Prime Minister?

North Somerset MP Dr Liam Fox will announce tomorrow (Thursday) he will stand for leadership of the Conservative Party as he looks to replace outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron.

Yesterday, 18:00
The outside of the store with new banners in place.

B&M Bargains will open its new store in Clevedon tomorrow (Thursday).

Yesterday, 15:00
Swimming

The organiser of a triathlon that will be held in Clevedon this weekend are appealing for more volunteers.

Yesterday, 13:55
Students at the sixth form before heading off to Cadbury.

Gordano School’s eldest pupils had their farewell ball last night (Tuesday).

Sport News

Friday, June 24, 2016
Chris Davidson bowling for Weston.

Weston crashed to a heavy defeat at league leaders Taunton Deane, going down by 238 runs.

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Friday, June 24, 2016
Luke Bliss batting for Uphill.

Uphill Castle cruised to a comfortable victory over near neighbours Winscombe.

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Friday, June 24, 2016

East Huntspill batsman Ned Harding scored 92 not out against Uphill Castle in the Property Job Midweek League Cup.

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Congresbury were thoroughly beaten by Bristol West Indies & Phoenix by 242-runs and slip down to third place in the league.

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Weston seconds suffered their first defeat of the season in a poor display at home to Purnells.

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Business News

Mon, 08:00
Biog photos

The new chairman of the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) says North Somerset should be ‘proud’ of Weston’s upcoming developments.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016
Melissa in her new beauty room.

Melissa Morton may only be 20 years old, but she already has big dreams for a new business venture she says she has ‘always wanted’.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Storage company

A family-run business in Weston has launched into its new depot and bosses are inviting everyone to celebrate with them.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016
The baby massage class was launched by Bev Nickolls.

A Weston-super-Mare woman has launched an online course which teaches new parents baby massage techniques.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Puxton Park barn build begins

Construction work is under way to build a new adventure barn at Puxton Park, which will host shows and events, in addition to an increased range of farm animals.

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Food and Drink

Yesterday, 18:00
Muddy Stilettos Best Cafe award - Sue Tucker from Muddy Stilettos Somerset with Ceridwen and Samuel from Calm Gourmet Cafe Bar.

A Burnham café has scooped a prestigous award, meaning it can officially call itself Somerset’s best café, despite having only been open for 10 months.

Friday, June 17, 2016
The food and drink centre could open in Weston-super-Mare.

Businesses are broadly supportive of a £10million centre dedicated to food and drink being built in Weston-super-Mare.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Burnham-on-Sea Food Festival

Burnham’s bi-annual food festival is set to return on Saturday with a new name: Eat:Burnham.

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