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Members of Burnham’s RNLI helped to officially open the long-awaited B&M store, which has been described as a ‘positive’ addition to the town.

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A Somerset town celebrated the past, present and future with parade floats and carnival rides last weekend.

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Weston Football Club’s star striker has thanked one of his loyal fans for making him the cover star of the club’s match day programme.

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Firefighters from Avon Fire and Rescue were called to a fire at a care home in Oldmixon today (Saturday).

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Weston-super-Mare’s keen photographers have showcased their undeniable talent again this week and here are some of the very best images.

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A teenage water-skier who hit a difficult wave and somersaulted in the air on Weston-super-Mare’s beach has met the RNLI crew who may have prevented her from becoming paralysed for life.

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The time to cast your vote in the Weston At Its Finest calendar competition is coming to a close as the final month’s go online.

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Yesterday, 20:00

A police suspect may have implicated themselves by saying they had more drugs than they were being charged with.

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Yesterday, 18:00

A host of famous faces were re-created at the weekend at Brent Knoll’s annual scarecrow trail.

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Yesterday, 17:00

Somerset and Dorset Air Ambulance received a welcome donation of more than £1,000 from a classic vehicle show.

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Yesterday, 16:00

A church in Weston-super-Mare auctioned some of its antique furniture as part of its ambitions to reinvent itself and become more attractive to young people.

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Yesterday, 15:00

North Somerset Council has accepted a four-year offer from central Government which guarantees some of its funding, meaning it can plan its spending more effectively.

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Yesterday, 14:00

More than 70 scarecrows were on display around Uphill last weekend.

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Uphill
Yesterday, 13:48

A lane on the M5 has been closed this afternoon (Friday) due to an accident – and traffic is slow because of people stopping to look at it.

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Yesterday, 13:30

A Weston-super-Mare councillor is running a community litter pick-up on Saturday and is hoping for a big turnout.

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Yesterday, 13:00

People in Weston who need to get back into the work place can now self-refer to Team North Somerset, as the organisation continues to offer help to those in need.

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Yesterday, 11:01

Weston-super-Mare has played host to a middle-distance triathlon – which included a sea swim – and organisers hope to grow the event to more than 1,000 participants during the next few years.

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Yesterday, 10:00

There are plenty of things to do this weekend – explore Weston with a fancy dress charity pokecrawl or take a look around the classic car show in Grove Park.

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Yesterday, 09:00

It has been a testing opening two months of the season for Weston Football Club, with a damning run of eight defeats in a row ultimately costing their manager of two years his job.

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Yesterday, 08:00

‘Vulnerable’ people are being taken advantage of in Weston-super-Mare’s dry houses, according to councillors.

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Yesterday, 07:00

The leaves are changing and weather is getting colder in the September and October competition photos.

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Thu, 19:00

A Winscombe couple celebrated 60 years of marriage surrounded by their friends and family.

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Thu, 18:00

Somerset County Council has approved plans to fast-track the Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) programme to ensure tens of thousands more homes in the area have improved broadband.

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Thu, 16:00

Banksy’s Grim Reaper exhibit at Dismaland has inspired North Somerset Council to create a new live music venue inside the Tropicana in Weston-super-Mare.

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Thu, 15:00

A plan which will decide the future of a Somerset village is up for consultation.

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Cheddar
Thu, 14:00

A holiday park has raised some crucial funds for Burnham-on-Sea’s hovercraft charity.

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Thu, 13:30

The Grand Pier, Tesco and Macmillan Cancer Support will try to break a world record tomorrow (Friday) – and today the Mercury is offering you a chance to get involved.

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Thu, 12:00

More than 500 University Centre Weston (UCW) students marked the end of their degrees at the weekend by throwing their mortarboards in the air to celebrate.

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Thu, 11:00

Tributes have been paid to an ‘amazing friend’ after a Cheddar schoolgirl died last week.

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Thu, 10:00

An ‘inspirational’ University Centre Weston (UCW) student is celebrating completing his degree, despite battling cancer for the past year.

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Thu, 09:22

A man was left with injuries after a collision with a car last night (Wednesday).

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Thu, 09:22

An urgent road closure is in place in Weston-super-Mare due to a dangerous wall which poses a risk to the public.

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Thu, 09:19

There are plenty of unique summer views of Weston-super-Mare to vote on for July and August.

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Wed, 19:00

A team of year six pupils from Worle got a taste of fame when they appeared on a television quiz.

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Wed, 17:00

Volunteers are needed to look after and train guide dog puppies.

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