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A 62-year-old man has praised the quick actions of an optician who saved his life.

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Yesterday, 12:00

Recruitment at NHS centres, such as Weston General Hospital, could be badly affected by a poor Brexit agreement.

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Yesterday, 10:00

Couples two-stepped their way around a village hall in a bid to raise cash for an air ambulance charity.

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Yesterday, 08:02

Weston Woods has been dedicated in memory of those who lost their lives fighting for their country during World War One.

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Yesterday, 06:34

The number of second homes being bought in North Somerset is on the up – despite an increase in tax.

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What's On

Yesterday, 12:55

Toes were tapping and hands were clapping as a company of Irish river dancers took to the stage in Emerald Storm on Friday.

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

The biggest racing event to hit Weston’s seafront is back with a bang next weekend and the Mercury is offering lucky readers a chance to see the high-octane action for free.

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

A theatre show based on true World War One events will be performed in North Somerset, and Mercury readers could win tickets to see the action.

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

The Rip It Up stage show in Bristol will be performed by two previous winners and a former contestant who took part in BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing competition.

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

Singer-songwriter and Madness front-man Suggs will perform his show in Weston and the Mercury is giving readers a chance to win tickets to see the show.

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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

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.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

A pair of education ministers from Sri Lanka have visited a village school.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

A secondary school in Weston held an open day to showcase the array of opportunities available for pupils.

Sport News

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Weston-super-Mare Football Club’s match against East Thurrock United today (Saturday) has been called off.

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Monday, October 8, 2018

A thunderous Somerset derby is on the cards after Weston-super-Mare were drawn against rivals Bath City in the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup, with a coveted spot in the first round proper up for grabs.

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Monday, October 8, 2018

Weston-super-Mare are just 90 minutes from a spot in the first round proper of the FA Cup after substitute Eli Phipps’ last-gasp winner secured a 1-0 victory over Coggeshall Town on Saturday.

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Hornets have risen to fourth in the league table after this hard-fought victory over Devonport Services.

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Weston recorded their first victory of the season after defeating Bracknell at The Rec.

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Winscombe suffered their second heavy defeat in two weeks at home to Crediton.

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Hornets Ladies and Aretians combined together to narrowly defeat Yeovil in an exciting match.

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Business News

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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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

A former police officer who lost her job after she was injured while on duty has set up a counselling business to help others.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The latest attraction opening at Weston-super-Mare’s Dolphin Square is starting to take shape.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Weston-super-Mare’s business bosses are breathing a collective sigh of relief after plans to expand The Mall at Bristol’s Cribbs Causeway were torn up by the Government – preventing ‘£39million in trade from being lost’.

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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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