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A new firm will now operate North Somerset’s electric car charging points – a move which the council says will help cut pollution.

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a seafront fire, which they say was started deliberately and was at risk of spreading.

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Charities looking for a chance to raise some money or promote their cause are being offered a unique opportunity by a Weston-super-Mare business.

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A Cheddar charity has been presented with a prestigious award for its work with wildlife during a TV documentary.

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Land earmarked for a primary school on one of Weston-super-Mare’s newest housing developments could instead be used for a temporary £3.9million Weston College site to teach more than 3,000 students.

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Sedgemoor District Council has this week given the go-ahead for 17 new homes to be built in Burnham, despite objections from people in the town.

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A talented Weston boy, who is hoping to follow his dream at a top performing arts college, is hosting a talent showcase to help pay for his fees.

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People in Weston-super-Mare, and across North Somerset, are being advised to leave their recycling out today (Saturday), if their recent collections have been missed.

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Some village libraries will see their opening hours cut next month.

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A 26-year-old Somerset musician, who has an aggressive form of cancer, has been handed a lifeline after generous people donated more than £100,000 to buy him a potentially life-saving drug which is not available on the NHS.

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A village could see 70 new homes built near a ‘dangerous’ junction after a planning application was submitted.

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Yesterday, 20:00

Bus services will be re-routed tomorrow (Saturday) along the M5 due to a village carnival.

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Yesterday, 18:56

A Somerset MP has accused Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn of putting ‘politicking on the Pyramid Stage ahead of his responsiblities’ by snubbing the nation’s Armed Forces Day tribute in favour of an appearance at Glastonbury Festival.

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Yesterday, 17:37

A former Weston-super-Mare man accused of carrying out a premeditated terrorist attack on Muslims as they left a mosque has been remanded in custody on murder and attempted murder charges.

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Yesterday, 17:19

Millions of pounds will be bid for by North Somerset Council to carry out major transport projects in Weston and Worle.

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Yesterday, 16:12

A cycle hub and activity centre could be built on Weston’s seafront after Government funding was secured.

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Yesterday, 15:00

A famous television chef visited a North Somerset restaurant this week to sign copies of his latest cookbook.

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Yesterday, 14:00

Weston’s RNLI may have had a busy weekend in terms of call-outs but it also received a welcome donation from a visiting motorcycle club.

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Yesterday, 13:30

Construction work at Weston-super-Mare’s Dolphin Square development will be completed in August, but it is not known when its various occupiers will open for business.

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Yesterday, 13:00

Watch an acrobatic act with a difference at the Grand Pier or take a short walk into Uphill with your friends and family to the village’s duck race weekend. Here are five things to do in Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding area this weekend.

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Yesterday, 12:05

Former Weston-super-Mare man Darren Osborne has today (Friday) been charged with terrorism offences over his suspected role in an attack on Muslim worshippers at London’s Finsbury Park Mosque on Monday.

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Yesterday, 12:00

University Centre Weston (UCW) has launched a new programme to encourage children in North Somerset to consider going to university.

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Yesterday, 09:55

A Weston man who used a kitchen knife to stab his pet dog to death has been banned from keeping animals for life.

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Yesterday, 08:00

Wells MP James Heappey says he ‘understands’ the anger residents feel, after it was revealed some blood tests would no longer be available at Burnham Medical Centre.

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Yesterday, 07:36

A van had to be towed to safety by rescue teams last night (Thursday) after it got stuck in the sea.

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Yesterday, 07:00

A Weston-super-Mare parking warden who was assaulted while carrying out his duty has spoken out about the ‘completely unacceptable’ act which left him ‘concerned’ for his safety.

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Thu, 20:00

Blue skies and sunshine created perfect conditions at the Weston-super-Mare Air Festival and Armed Forces Weekend as the Red Arrows headlined a show rated as a ‘massive success’ by organisers.

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Thu, 17:30

A charity crafting event which showcases work from local artists and offers tasty sweet treats will take place in a North Somerset village next week.

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Thu, 17:00

Cheddar school students united to mark a traditional religious event.

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Thu, 16:00

A group of people who live in the centre of Weston-super-Mare amd want to build more community spirit in their area are inviting people to meet them this weekend.

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Thu, 15:00

A host of schoolchildren took to Weston’s biggest stage last week to show off their array of talents.

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Thu, 14:49

Firefighters were called upon in Somerset today (Thursday) when a baby was locked in a car.

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Thu, 14:00

A Cheddar garage has been crowned the UK’s Garage Of The Year.

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Thu, 13:30

Families who are being supported by a children’s hospice are being given free tickets to Hazy Days music festival in Weston.

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Thu, 13:18

The man who died at the scene of the Finsbury Park terror attack in London on Monday has been identified – with a post-mortem examination revealing he died of ‘multiple injuries’.

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