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A group of Weston-super-Mare friends will cycle more than 60 miles for a trio of cancer charities.

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Yesterday, 17:04

The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from March 12-20.

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In The Dock
Yesterday, 17:00

People got a taste of what advice and services are on offer across Weston’s estates.

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Yesterday, 14:00

Motorists can now use their phone to pay for on-street parking charges, North Somerset Council has revealed.

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Yesterday, 13:00

Weston town councillors have agreed to buy a surplus of spare bulbs for The Blakehay Theatre to prevent it from running out if new legislation is brought in to make lighting more energy efficient.

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The Blakehay Theatre Weston-super-Mare
Yesterday, 12:00

Plans to scale down a ‘popular and busy’ Post Office on a Weston-super-Mare estate have sparked a petition to keep the facility fully open.

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Yesterday, 11:26

A homeware store similar to TK Maxx opened its doors in Worle today (Thursday).

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Yesterday, 10:00

A section of the popular Strawberry Line near Winscombe will reopen tomorrow (Friday).

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Yesterday, 09:00

University Centre Weston (UCW) students are taking part in a campaign to reduce noise pollution as part of national noise action week.

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Yesterday, 08:48

A controversial proposal to build 73 homes in Winscombe has been withdrawn.

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North Somerset Council
Yesterday, 08:06

Fire crews have been tackling a major fire for more than five hours near Cheddar this morning (Thursday).

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Yesterday, 06:50

Family and friends of a child with an illness raised £1,000 towards a life-changing operation for the toddler.

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Wed, 21:00

A celebration of cats will be held at an RSPCA branch this weekend.

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Wed, 19:00

Royal wedding fever certainly hit one couple, who decided to renew their vows on the same day Prince Harry tied the knot.

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Wed, 18:00

A cascade of poppies has been planted in Hutton to mark 100 years of the RAF and the end of World War One.

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Wed, 17:07

One lane is closed on the M5 northbound this afternoon (Wednesday) near Weston-super-Mare after a crash.

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Wed, 17:00

One of Burnham’s most popular bi-annual events is returning for the sixth time this weekend.

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Wed, 16:00

Dozens of objections have been submitted against a housing application in Kewstoke, planned for the same land as a proposed new school.

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Wed, 16:00

Young people from Weston-super-Mare are being offered the chance to visit Germany as part of an exchange programme.

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Wed, 14:00

Hundreds of schoolchildren around Worle received free ice creams to mark the end of their exams.

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Wed, 13:00

Toilets in Weston-super-Mare’s Town Hall will be repaired, but there is no fixed date for them to reopen.

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Wed, 12:34

A night of 1960s musical entertainment has raised more than £2,000 for Weston Hospicecare.

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Wed, 12:00

Weston Museum will be opening an exhibition dedicated to Punch and Judy later this week.

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Wed, 11:00

Budding thespians from a Weston school delighted audiences by performing their own twist on a classic story.

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Wed, 09:00

More than 3,400 people in Somerset have used a Government scheme to buy a new home.

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Wed, 08:00

A BBC television presenter is supporting a photography competition in aid of an animal charity.

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Wed, 07:00

A 90-year-old housewife died after being involved in a car crash with a vehicle she could not see, an inquest was told this week.

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Tue, 21:00

The sights and sounds of tai chi, samba music and a rock choir filled Weston-super-Mare’s Italian Gardens at the weekend.

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Tue, 18:45

A Weston-super-Mare woman will follow a centuries-old map in search of a lost Inca trail.

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Tue, 17:18

‘Critical defects’ in a structure preventing flooding in Kewstoke mean the system could fail in the next five years without repairs.

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Tue, 16:00

Mental health services in the South West will receive a ‘vital’ funding boost.

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Tue, 15:00

The Campus, in Locking Castle, will once again host activities to keep children occupied during the school holidays.

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Tue, 14:33

The royal wedding inspired some neighbourly spirit in North Somerset, with people getting together to celebrate the occasion.

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Tue, 13:00

Children from Sandford Primary School are adding new books to their library shelves, thanks to generous readers from the Weston Mercury.

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