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A sports centre at a Weston-super-Mare school wants to build a new all-weather football pitch after North Somerset Council transferred control to the school’s parent body.

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A child-friendly networking event for businesswomen in Weston-super-Mare has been set up as part of a project to improve the town and help companies to flourish.

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A group of car enthusiasts has been the victim of public backlash after its meet was shut down by police.

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Yesterday, 15:48

Avon and Somerset Constabulary has recognised the efforts and achievements of its volunteers in North Somerset during an awards ceremony.

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Yesterday, 15:00

An award-winning North Somerset hotel has appointed a new general manager.

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Yesterday, 14:24

Thursday may get off to a blustery start in Weston-super-Mare with gusts of 50-60mph predicted by the Met Office, prompting a yellow weather warning.

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Yesterday, 13:30

Pupils from a Weston-super-Mare secondary school were given a taste of university life when they completed a programme for talented students.

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Yesterday, 12:30

Weston head coach Scott Bartlett says the team have given him a lot to think about after his fringe players impressed in their convincing 3-0 Somerset Cup win against Bath City last night (Tuesday).

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Yesterday, 11:10

Weston seafront panorama captured at super high resolution.

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Yesterday, 11:00

New figures released by the NSPCC have revealed an increase in the number of helpline calls from the South West relating to drug and alcohol abuse around children.

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Yesterday, 09:38

Fire crews were called to a car alight in a Brean car park on Tuesday night.

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Yesterday, 09:00

A Weston woman has been set free from a ‘life of pain’ thanks to her mum, who potentially saved her life by giving her one of her kidneys.

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Yesterday, 08:00

Major roadworks will begin at one of Weston-super-Mare’s main roundabouts and roads next Monday.

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Yesterday, 07:00

Authorities are ‘failing’ people in Weston town centre, a councillor has claimed after ‘shocking’ statistics revealed four in 10 households are living in poverty.

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Tue, 18:00

A ‘cowardly, conniving conman’ who preyed on elderly and vulnerable victims has been jailed after stealing expensive jewellery and defraunding a pensioner of thousands of pounds.

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Tue, 18:00

Families in a Somerset town got creative during a messy church session on Saturday.

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Tue, 17:00

A senior North Somerset Council planner has warned the district faces ‘difficult’ and ‘controversial’ decisions when deciding where to build new homes in the next 20 years – and feels a mix of development would be the best way of solving the area’s housing crisis.

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Tue, 13:00

Planners have granted a housing developer permission to build 50 homes in Congresbury – despite staunch opposition from campaigners and the district councillor.

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Tue, 12:30

Students at North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College (NSETC) have had their first experience of networking, when they enjoyed a business breakfast as part of their partnership with Weston Rotary Club.

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Tue, 11:00

A North Somerset charity has made a donation to a group of life-saving volunteers to buy vital new radio gear.

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Tue, 09:00

Somerset is facing fresh challenges every day, including new housing plans, high demand for NHS services and a host of budget cuts. But there are also a number of positives about living in this ‘beautiful’ part of the world, according to MP James Heappey.

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Tue, 08:00

Two young mums have spoken out about the horrors they have faced after one of their children found a used needle in the garden of their mother and baby unit.

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Tue, 07:00

Weston-super-Mare’s Italian Gardens is currently a pile of mud while major work is underway to make it part of a larger Town Square.

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Mon, 19:00

A gimmick in Parliament made the headlines in the Weston Mercury and Somerset Herald 50 years ago. Here is the news from February 17, 1967.

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Mon, 17:30

People flying from Bristol Airport will be able to visit four new European destinations this summer, as Britain’s flagship airline returns to Lulsgate.

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Bristol Airport
Mon, 17:24

A 23-year-old man has been jailed after killing a North Somerset teenager in a crash on Valentine’s Day.

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Mon, 16:00

Weston-super-Mare’s MP has praised the hard work of a mental health charity which offers guidance and support to people living in North Somerset.

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John Penrose
Mon, 14:00

Staff and young people connected to a popular village youth club are celebrating after they received a generous donation from another organisation in their community.

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Mon, 13:30

Hundreds of career and volunteering opportunities will be up for grabs later this month, when employers will be on the hunt for talented individuals at Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair.

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Mon, 12:32

Members of two coastguard teams were called to Weston-super-Mare yesterday (Sunday) to rescue a man stuck in the mud.

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Mon, 12:24

An air ambulance landed in Burnham-on-Sea yesterday (Sunday) following reports of a man suffering a cardiac arrest.

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Mon, 12:02

Locking Preschool has been rated as outstanding by education watchdog Ofsted.

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Mon, 11:00

A woman from Weston-super-Mare has been ordered to pay more than £2,000 after blaring loud music from her house.

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North Somerset Council Weston-super-Mare
Mon, 10:00

Primary schools in North Somerset will be the ‘biggest losers’ when new budgets come into play which will put teachers’ jobs at risk and result in a loss of funding for pupils.

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Mon, 07:00

The opening of Weston’s multi-million-pound Dolphin Square leisure complex is now thought to be only a matter of months away.

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Dolphin Square Weston-super-Mare regeneration Weston-super-Mare

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