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The iconic Winter Gardens’ wealth of history is slowly unravelling as Weston College’s development of the building continues to take shape.

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Yesterday, 20:00

A Weston hairdresser has said he is delighted after scooping a top prize at a prestigious industry awards ceremony.

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Yesterday, 19:00

A Weston carol concert, starring an internationally-renowned group of singers, will raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society next week.

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Yesterday, 18:00

A new creative hub in Weston-super-Mare’s town centre will open by next spring, it has been announced.

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North Somerset Council
Yesterday, 17:30

A new Lidl supermarket has opened in Weston-super-Mare this week.

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Yesterday, 17:00

Worle Library will close and move into the same building as the children’s centre, North Somerset Council has decided.

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North Somerset Council
Yesterday, 16:00

Pregnant women in North Somerset experiencing mental health problems will now be able to access specialist support services, thanks to a £1.3million investment.

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Yesterday, 15:32

A main road in Weston-super-Mare town centre is closed this afternoon (Thursday), after a motorcycle collision led to a petrol spillage.

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Avon and Somerset Constabulary Weston-super-Mare
Yesterday, 15:00

Nominations are wanted to recognise police officers who have gone the extra mile.

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Avon and Somerset Constabulary
Yesterday, 14:57

Town centre bosses are celebrating today (Thursday) after Weston-super-Mare Business Improvement District (BID) was renewed for five more years.

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Yesterday, 14:00

Weston-super-Mare’s Christmas lights were switched on in style this week with the cast of The Playhouse’s pantomime on hand to illuminate the High Street with festive decorations.

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Yesterday, 13:58

Around 200,000 people have visited events at the Tropicana this year.

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Tropicana
Yesterday, 13:00

The Mercury’s Five Gold Rings competition began in spectacular fashion this week, with a ‘lovely’ Worle couple walking away with the coveted jewellery voucher worth £500, and you could be the next person to win.

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Yesterday, 12:30

University Centre Weston’s (UCW) talented graphic design students showcased their very best work and raised money for a great cause at the same time.

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Yesterday, 11:43

A dirt jumping competition will be held this weekend to raise money for a rider’s uncle, who is facing expensive cancer treatment.

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Yesterday, 11:39

North Somerset Council has estimated its workers have repaired one pothole every seven and a half minutes during the past three months.

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North Somerset Council
Yesterday, 11:07

The North Somerset branch of the RSPCA has thanked its staff and volunteers for two years of hard work, as its new £200,000 cattery was officially opened at the weekend.

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RSPCA North Somerset
Yesterday, 11:00

Supporters for Weston’s £400,000 scanner appeal put their best foot forward for a walk on the Grand Pier at the weekend.

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Weston General Hospital League of Friends
Yesterday, 10:23

A man has been left with injuries after a gang of burglars broke in to his home and stole expensive electronic items and cash.

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Avon and Somerset Constabulary Weston-super-Mare
Yesterday, 09:34

A council has been censured for failing to provide therapy for a ‘vulnerable’ disabled boy for a second time.

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Wed, 18:00

A talented Weston singer has put out a Christmas single, ahead of a full album of tracks ready for release next year.

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Wed, 16:00

A community group raised more than £1,000 in aid of two friends, who will tackle next year’s Virgin Money London Marathon.

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Wed, 14:00

Sixth form students from Churchill Academy reigned victorious at the regional finals of the Senior Team Maths Challenge in November.

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Wed, 13:00

Weston-super-Mare head coach Scott Bartlett has admitted the Seagulls are in a relegation battle after his side were humbled 5-3 at home to Hemel Hempstead Town.

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Wed, 12:30

A Weston woman – who has just returned from volunteering in Central America – is calling on young people to follow in her footsteps.

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Wed, 11:00

The festive season is almost upon us and Weston is getting into the spirit, with the Christmas tree going up in the High Street.

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Wed, 08:38

There are delays on the M5 between Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare this morning (Wednesday) after a car flipped onto its roof during a collision with a lorry.

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Wed, 08:17

A much-needed second swimming pool will be part of a multi-million-pound gym extension at Weston’s Hutton Moor Leisure Centre, where new tennis courts and all-weather pitches will also be built.

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Wed, 08:00

More mentally ill patients were held in police cells in Avon and Somerset than almost everywhere else in the country, new figures have revealed.

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Tue, 16:00

A village guiding group enjoyed a visit from Father Christmas at the weekend, who met well-behaved children and entertained visitors in his grotto.

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Wrington
Tue, 12:30

A popular Burnham youth group is set to close its doors after it was told a council could no longer fund it.

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Tue, 11:00

Families are ‘struggling to make ends meet’ as more than 8,000 children in North Somerset are living in poor housing with little money for food.

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Tue, 10:13

Burnham-on-Sea’s BARB Search and Rescue charity was on hand to rescue a dog who got stuck in the mud on the beach.

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Tue, 10:02

Parts of the M5 will be closed overnight for the next three nights, while resurfacing and inspection work is carried out.

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Tue, 09:00

Weston General Hospital has been handed additional funding to keep its Cheddar ward open with 20 beds earmarked for the busy winter season.

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