Latest Weston News

16:00

English hubs will be set up across the country and phonics and reading roadshows will be rolled out to improve literacy in schools.

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YMCA Somerset Coast is calling on people to come together and sleep rough for one night in March to support homeless young people.

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13:00

Demolition plans for a ‘much-loved’ pub have been revealed, with a petrol station and convenience store set to be built in its place.

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Weston-super-Mare students were encouraged to think about their future at a careers event.

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15:00

Weston Football Club hopes to send a squad of talented youngsters to a storied international tournament, and is calling on the town’s businesses for support.

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What's On

09:00

An innovative theatre group will put a new spin on a famous children’s story on a North Somerset Stage next month, promising to blow you over with laughter.

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Yesterday, 14:00

A flurry of famous faces will descend on Weston-super-Mare’s Grand Pier for a fundraising spectacular.

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Yesterday, 09:00

The secrets of the Black Panther are revealed in the latest Marvel film – and the Mercury is offering its readers the chance to see it for free.

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Fri, 21:00

A music and TV star will be in Weston-super-Mare later this year.

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Fri, 20:00

The Royal Ballet will revive its modern show The Winter’s Tale, and it will be screened live at the Odeon in Weston.

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Court News

Thu, 17:29

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from January 3-15.

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Thu, 13:28

A drug dealer has been jailed for more than eight years after stabbing a rival through the heart.

Thu, 07:00

An innocent Weston man, who endured an 11-month ‘nightmare’ after being falsely accused of rape, has spoken at his relief of being cleared.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

A Weston-super-Mare grandmother died after the car her husband was driving crashed into a tree, an inquest was told.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

A Weston-super-Mare man has been spared jail after he admitted stealing tradesmen’s means of earning a living.

Education News

16:00

English hubs will be set up across the country and phonics and reading roadshows will be rolled out to improve literacy in schools.

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Weston-super-Mare students were encouraged to think about their future at a careers event.

11:00

The emergency services paid a visit to a North Somerset primary school to educate youngsters on their life-saving work.

Fri, 15:00

High-achieving students at a Highbridge school have been inspired during a masterclass at the University of Cambridge.

Wed, 15:53

A student news team had the chance to meet a journalist from a national newspaper last week as their village made headlines around the world.

Sport News

Fri, 09:57

St Andrews bowlers are looking to progress further in national competitions, with five members in action this weekend.

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Fri, 09:55

Latest results and fixtures from the Weston & District Football League.

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Wed, 14:30

Players from Uphill Badminton Club enjoyed a busy week on the courts.

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Wed, 14:27

Weston Athletic Club runner set a new course record in winning the Hestercombe Humdinger near Taunton.

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Wed, 14:26

Closing date for entries to the Two Bays Tough Ten race is on Saturday.

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Business News

Wed, 15:00

There is just one week remaining for new businesses to apply for the Eat: Festivals bursary.

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Mon, 15:00

Small business working at Hinkley Point C could be given a cash boost.

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

A cider-maker in North Somerset has taken steps to reduce its plastic packaging.

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Saturday, February 10, 2018

Food businesses could find it easier to open in an area of Weston-super-Mare in the future, as they may have the option to go through a simpler planning process.

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Weston-super-Mare’s newest gym will open next week, and the Mercury has been given a sneak peek.

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