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Yesterday, 20:00
North Somerset Council Weston-super-Mare

ANYONE in need of help during a night out in Weston-super-Mare will be able to rely on North Somerset Council’s new Streetsafe bus for support.

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Yesterday, 19:25
Banksy exhibition press call.

A NEW Banksy work has been added to the Dismaland exhibition in Weston-super-Mare.

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Banksy Dismaland Weston-super-Mare
Yesterday, 18:00
Weston Pride revellers parade through High Street.

TICKETS have already sold out for Dismaland in Weston-super-Mare. But if you were not lucky enough to get tickets, there is still a lot you can do this bank holiday weekend. Here is a taste of some of the events you can enjoy.

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Weston-super-Mare
Yesterday, 17:00
Tropicana view of pool and slides with Weston in the background.

THE Tropicana was once a buzzing swimming pool on Weston-super-Mare’s sea front before it closed and lay derelict for 15 years. Now street-artist Banksy has brought it back to life with his exhibition Dismaland, but what did it look like in its heyday? See our gallery here...

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Banksy Dismaland The Tropicana
Yesterday, 16:00
Barefoot Wine's beach clean in Weston-super-Mare.

A BEACH clean-up on Weston-super-Mare seafront ended with a drink at a bar built out of sand on Saturday.

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Weston-super-Mare
Yesterday, 15:00
Leia-Mai has had 13 inches of her hair cut off to donate to charity

A kind-hearted girl has raised hundreds of pounds by donating some of her hair to a national charity.

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Yesterday, 14:36
Banksy exhibition press call.

THE date for the when the next wave of tickets for Banksy’s Dismaland will go on sale has been announced.

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Banksy Dismaland Weston-super-Mare
Yesterday, 14:31
Russell Brand, who has been spotted at Weston-super-Mare's Dismaland exhibition.

RUSSELL Brand, renowned comedian-cum-political activist, is the latest big name to be spotted at Dismaland in Weston-super-Mare after he visited this afternoon (Friday).

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Banksy Dismaland Tropicana
Yesterday, 14:00
BBC Countryfile presenter Ellie Harrison with Secret World's Sam A'Court.

SOME of Secret World Wildlife Rescue’s smallest animals are set to become stars when they feature in BBC programme Countryfile on Sunday.

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Secret World Wildlife Rescue
Yesterday, 13:00
Home

VILLAGERS say they are worried a large scale housing development on a greenfield site could threaten the area’s bat population.

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Housing Yatton Claverham
Yesterday, 12:30
Cerebral Palsy Plus members enjoying some archery

A cerebral palsy charity’s visit to The Mendip Activity Centre near Churchill has been hailed as a ‘wonderful and enjoyable new experience’.

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Yesterday, 12:00
The houses are in Cheddar.

AFFORDABLE homes will remain unoccupied after planning permission for a pedestrian bridge leading to the site was deferred for another month.

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Housing
Yesterday, 11:47

Avon and Somerset Constabulary will be attending the Sweetshop summer showdown on Monday at Winchester Farm, Cheddar.

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Yesterday, 11:00
St Anne's Primary School, West Wick - nursery open day.

AN OPEN day was held at St Anne’s Primary School in West Wick ahead of the opening of its new nursery in September.

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St Anne's Primary School
Yesterday, 10:00
Views of Weston Railway Station.

BANK holiday travel could be even worse than it normally is this weekend, as rail workers in Weston-super-Mare prepare for strike action.

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Yesterday, 08:00
Dolphin Square being demolished in 2013.

DOLPHIN Square will be turned into an overflow car park to cope with demand from people visiting Banksy’s Dismaland exhibition at the Tropicana.

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Banksy North Somerset Council Dismaland
Yesterday, 07:00
Tudor Market in High Street, after being broken into.

TRADERS have been left feeling ‘angry’ and ‘upset’ after thieves smashed the roof of a Weston-super-Mare indoor market and stole jewellery, cash and electronic cigarettes worth thousands of pounds.

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Avon and Somerset Constabulary Weston-super-Mare
Thu, 21:27
Weston Woods.

A 26-YEAR-OLD woman was knocked unconscious when she was punched by a man when she was walking dogs at the woods in Weston-super-Mare.

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Ollie Walker is close to winning the FAB-Racing mini-moto rookie championship

A young mini-moto rider is raising funds to attend a once-in-a-lifetime event after a rampant first season in the saddle.

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East Hunspill Harvest Home, Smiling helpers are Isabel Tucker, Susan Mercer, Susan Meaker and Rosemary Brown.

A DEMONIC possession, witches and devils featured in the Weston Mercury and Somerset Herald in 1965.

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Thu, 17:30
A new cemetery could be built in Yatton.

A PLANNING application to build a cemetery on allotments in Yatton has been submitted to North Somerset Council.

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Yatton
Thu, 17:00
Martin Allison is raising money for Springboard Opportunity Group.

A WESTON-SUPER-MARE man is set to cycle more than 120 miles for a children’s charity to celebrate his 65th birthday.

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Weston-super-Mare
Thu, 15:00
Mower Racing.

A MOWER racing event will begin in one Somerset village on Saturday, with segways, mud buggies, zorbing and more on offer throughout the bank holiday weekend.

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The latest overturned car on Harp Road. (Photo: Burnham-on-Sea.com)

FOUR crashes in barely a week on a country road have led to calls for a speed reduction from a councillor.

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Peter Elmont with the Barnacle Buoys on the Grand Pier.

THE RNLI held an opening ceremony for its Lifeboat Week fundraiser on the Grand Pier and raised more than £2,000.

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RNLI Weston-super-Mare
Dismaland logo

MEMORABILIA for Banksy’s Dismaland exhibition has proved to be very popular in the past week – including the Weston Mercury.

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Banksy Dismaland Weston-super-Mare
Jason Eaton outside theclub Cadbury House, which is set to undergo a £350,000 refurbishment.

A NORTH Somerset health club and spa is set to benefit from a £350,000 extension.

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Congresbury
Thu, 12:00
Melvyn Cox.

A ‘KIND-HEARTED’ and loving family man from Worle who began his career as a sub-editor at the Mercury has died.

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Worle
Thu, 10:22
The work of Shadi Al Zaqzoug before he covered it in a protest.

A PALESTINIAN artist has covered his work at Banksy’s Dismaland in Weston-super-Mare as an anti-Israel protest.

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Banksy Dismaland Weston-super-Mare
Nick Gargan

The process which may mean Chief Constable Nick Gargan will have to resign from his post has begun – as the cost of his misconduct hearing case reaches more than £570,000.

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Avon and Somerset Constabulary
Thu, 08:00
Katherine Ryan

BANKSY has landed in Weston-super-Mare but there will be more than art available at the Tropicana throughout the next five weeks, with music and comedy also being held at Dismaland.

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Banksy Dismaland Weston-super-Mare
Wed, 19:00
Kirsty Hooper after completing a skydive in aid of Weston Hospicecare.

WESTON Hospicecare is celebrating after benefitting from two donations in recent weeks.

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Weston Hospicecare
Wed, 17:30
Sax and the City jazz duo.

A VILLAGE jazz duo delighted diners at a Greek restaurant with a performance on Sunday.

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Congresbury
Wed, 16:01
The CCG have revealed that North Somerset Community Partnership is its preferred bidder for the new community healthcare contract.

North Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday.

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Football fun day held by North Somerset Schools Football association.

A FOOTBALL group has been putting on a range of free activities for children across Weston-super-Mare this summer.

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Weston-super-Mare

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