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John Penrose EU Referendum
Weston-super-Mare MP John Penrose backed calls to remain within the EU.

Britain may be less rich as a result of the EU referendum result, but will be more free, according to Weston-super-Mare’s MP John Penrose.

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Worle prom

Year 11 students at Worle Community School made their way to Weston’s Grand Pier on Friday for an evening of glamour as prom season well and truly began.

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15:19
Fire in second floor flat.

Firefighters tackled a blaze which broke out above a bar in the centre of Weston-super-Mare this afternoon (Wednesday).

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18:00
Muddy Stilettos Best Cafe award - Sue Tucker from Muddy Stilettos Somerset with Ceridwen and Samuel from Calm Gourmet Cafe Bar.

A Burnham café has scooped a prestigous award, meaning it can officially call itself Somerset’s best café, despite having only been open for 10 months.

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12:40
(click on image for larger view) Police Drink Drive Check Point, Beach Rd, WsM. Morning After Checks. Police Vest with Badge.

A 21-year-old man was due to appear in court yesterday (Wednesday) for attempting to inflict grievous bodily harm by trying to stab an police officer in Weston-super-Mare on Monday night

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Allyn and Jenny Condon (Picture: Neil Munns Photography).

A two-month-old baby from Weston-super-Mare died in hospital after his parents were told he simply had a cold – but they later discovered he also had a rare infection, and fear mistakes were covered up by medics.

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The Town Hall in Weston-super-Mare.

Three councils are expected to vote on the £1billion deal tonight (Wednesday) which was previously rejected by North Somerset

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North Somerset Council Devolution
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Public Health England is investigating.

An investigation into cases of E.coli has been launched in North Somerset.

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The tree at Ashbrooke House School in Weston-super-Mare (Picture: Sue Green).

Strong winds uprooted a tree in Weston-super-Mare last night (Tuesday).

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Yesterday, 12:51

Fire crews from across the South West were called to help tackle a fire in a Somerset village this morning (Tuesday).

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Yesterday, 12:05

A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after trying to stab a police officer in Weston last night (Monday).

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Yesterday, 09:00
Terrace housing

Rogue landlords in Weston-super-Mare could be prosecuted by the council in the authority’s latest attempt to tackle the town’s poor quality housing issue.

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Yesterday, 07:00
Police Sgt. John Baker wiht the other Judges, Imogen Moynihan, Mr. R. Fowler and WPC Sheila Hunt, meets the winners of the Odeon

An ‘appalling’ number of crashes on one road in four months prompted police to issue an appeal for people to drive more carefully in 1966.

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Mon, 14:00
A date for the inquiry has been set.

A date has been set for the Government’s inquiry into a housing development on the edge of Weston-super-Mare.

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Mon, 11:17
Container set alight in a car breakers and scrapyard.

Arsonists are believed to have started a fire at a car breakers yard in Hewish last night (Sunday).

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Mon, 11:00
Grove House  in Grove Park, Weston.

Charities, volunteer teams and community groups in Weston-super-Mare are being invited to apply for funding from the mayor.

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Mon, 10:45
Fire at a vehicle recovery centre in Weston.

Three cars and two vans caught fire at a vehicle recovery centre in Weston last night (Sunday).

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Mon, 10:00
Nicola and Jacob Baird and family.

A Weston-super-Mare mother, who is fundraising for an operation to help her two-year-old son to walk, says she is ‘gutted’ the target has had to be increased.

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Mon, 08:00
Biog photos

The new chairman of the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) says North Somerset should be ‘proud’ of Weston’s upcoming developments.

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Sunday, June 26, 2016
Views of Weston sea front, of North Somerset council's beach huts.

Two beach huts, similar to those on Weston seafront, have appeared in one of the town’s parks – but they have not been misplaced.

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Sunday, June 26, 2016
Lily Murphy.

A year six pupil from St Georges proved she has an outstanding memory when she took part in a national contest.

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Sunday, June 26, 2016
School head chef Steve Fowell with pupils learning about healthy eating.

A healthy eating week at a Worle school challenged pupils to eat more fruit and vegetables and drink more water.

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Mendip Green Primary School
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Food hub

Plans for a food and drink innovation centre in Weston-super-Mare are one step closer to becoming a reality.

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Sunday, June 26, 2016
Time capsule

Primary school children buried a time capsule sent from an island in the Indian Ocean.

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Sunday, June 26, 2016
Weston Hospicecare staff with representatives from the firms involved.

Legal firms from across Weston-super-Mare and its villages have raised more than £13,000 for Weston Hospicecare.

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Weston Hospicecare
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Children

A North Somerset officer who campaigned for more help for children in care – and those leaving care – has praised the council for its recent improvements.

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Saturday, June 25, 2016
Winscombe School Fete.

A North Somerset primary school held its annual summer fete at the weekend and despite the grey clouds overhead, families enjoyed fun and games all afternoon.

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Saturday, June 25, 2016
Cute girl smiles, sits at desk and writes

A new primary school big enough for hundreds of pupils could soon be built to serve one of Weston-super-Mare’s newest communities.

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Saturday, June 25, 2016
Jessica at the cake decorating stall.

A community day with entertainment and stalls took place at a Worle school.

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Worle Community School
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Margaret Hook.

A village pharmacist has been nominated for a national award for her innovative work in identifying and raising awareness of dementia.

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Saturday, June 25, 2016

A new debt counselling service is set to be launched in Weston, which will offer free advice to people with financial difficulties.

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Saturday, June 25, 2016

The number of people with diabetes in North Somerset has hit five figures, a leading charity has revealed as part of Diabetes Week.

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Saturday, June 25, 2016
Minions Day

Children at a North Somerset holiday club enjoyed a host of activities during a fun day based on a popular film character.

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Saturday, June 25, 2016
Liam Fox with the disgruntled residents.

A developer’s plan to build 83 houses in Wrington has been reduced after consultation with people living in the village.

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Housing Wrington
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Smoking

Hundreds of new mothers are in danger of ‘serious illness’ and stillbirth by smoking right up until they give birth, new hospital records have revealed.

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