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Christmas 2017

People are ‘desperately’ needed to work night shifts for a homeless charity this Christmas.

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Yesterday, 16:00

Wintry weather, political defections, and more than a little ‘bah humbug’ were making the news in Weston-super-Mare 50 years ago this week.

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Yesterday, 16:00

A Weston charity has been given a generous donation from Screwfix so it can make improvements to its in-patient unit.

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Weston Hospicecare Weston-super-Mare
Yesterday, 12:00

We’ve picked our favourite five pictures from Weston shared to iwitness24 this week.

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Yesterday, 11:00

A Somerset teenager has picked up a prize for her creative writing.

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Yesterday, 10:00

Two Weston-super-Mare paramedics have been commended for decades of service at an annual awards ceremony.

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Yesterday, 09:47

Fire fighters from Burnham on Sea and Bridgwater were called to a cooker fire at a property in Brean this morning (Saturday).

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Fri, 18:00

Rock Choir members put on two performances at Cadbury, A Wyevale Garden Centre in Congresbury featuring contemporary songs as well as a Christmas carol medley.

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Fri, 16:00

A twirling group has celebrated a successful season at an award ceremony this week.

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Fri, 15:00

Students from a Somerset secondary school raised almost £600 for charity.

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Fri, 14:41

A bird counting exercise will be carried out over the festive season to keep abreast of local populations.

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Yatton Congresbury
Fri, 11:00

A juice bar specialising in vegetarian and vegan food has opened up in Weston-super-Mare.

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Weston-super-Mare
Fri, 10:00

Christmas bric-a-brac and mince pies were just a few of the festive treats on sale in Hutton this weekend.

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Fri, 08:00

Mendip Green Primary School has received 100 new reads as part of our Books For Schools campaign.

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Books For Schools Weston-super-Mare
Fri, 07:00

A weapons collector, who broke into his ex-partner’s Weston home and fired a crossbow at her new boyfriend with enough force to kill him, has been jailed.

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Thu, 17:00

A team from Knightstone Housing raised money and donated board games for youngsters at a Weston-super-Mare primary school.

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Thu, 16:06

Freezing conditions will make for ‘hazardous’ conditions over the next 24 hours, according to the Met Office.

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Thu, 16:00

Girl guides have worked tirelessly to create and sell Christmas decorations for charity.

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Thu, 15:00

Santa Claus took a break from his busy schedule to visit children in a Somerset park this weekend.

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Thu, 14:00

A Weston-super-Mare based choir is looking for a new choir leader and pianist.

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Thu, 13:56

A police search has begun to find a ‘vulnerable’ North Somerset man who has not been seen since yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

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Thu, 12:30

Weston-super-Mare MP John Penrose said he is ‘thrilled’ to receive a new role from Prime Minister Theresa May to tackle ‘ruthless criminals’.

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Thu, 12:00

Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge Town Council has unanimously backed a motion to support the plastic-free coastlines campaign.

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Cleaner Coastlines
Thu, 10:56

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between November 1-20.

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Thu, 10:00

Two new drinks have been released in the Thatchers Cider Barn range in time for Christmas.

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Thu, 08:00

Burnham-on-Sea’s Somerset Skills and Learning Centre (SS&L) has closed down following huge Government funding cuts.

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Thu, 07:52

There are major travel disruptions this morning (Thursday) in Burnham-on-Sea and Bridgwater.

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Thu, 06:43

Several wards at Weston General Hospital have been shut due to an outbreak of norovirus.

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Wed, 20:42

Wrington’s annual Dickensian Fair drew a large crowd to the village on Friday evening.

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Wrington
Wed, 19:00

A Worle singer raised £215 by busking ahead of a performance at Wells Cathedral.

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Wed, 16:55

A train station café has been vandalised for the second time this year, raising fears of another financial ‘near disaster’.

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Yatton
Wed, 16:00

Hundreds of runners will brave the freezing cold weather to raise money for Weston Hospicecare this weekend.

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Wed, 15:00

More than 200 children enjoyed a Christmas wonderland at Weston Helicopter Museum.

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Christmas 2017
Wed, 14:00

A motoring group committed to improving the standard of driving in Weston is piloting a new course and needs volunteers.

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Wed, 13:49

A 15-year-old girl was airlifted to hospital this morning (Wednesday) after serious collision on the A370.

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