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Roadworks may cause some delays on the A38.

A popular cut-through in Weston-super-Mare will be closed for 12 weeks while essential work to replace 500 metres of gas pipes takes place.

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Royal British Legion members Cyril Dyer, Carol Dyer and Chris Davis outside the War Memorial Hall, the Congresbury branch of the Legion is on the verge of collapsing as it doesn't have enough members.

A village branch of the Royal British Legion is at risk of being closed for good after 94 years, unless new committee members can be found.

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Congresbury
Yesterday, 20:00
The group will be set up in Congresbury.

A new singing group for teenagers will be launched in a North Somerset village next month.

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Yesterday, 19:00
Visitors at the Museum of Prehistory

Vistors to the Museum of Prehistory in Cheddar are in for a surprise following a £400,000 upgrade.

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Yesterday, 17:00
'What the Lady Bird heard' stay & play session.

Youngsters in a North Somerset village learned all about a classic children’s story at a stay-and-play session last week.

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Yesterday, 15:00
The CQC rated Mendip House as 'inedequate'.

A residential care home in Burnham-on-Sea has received a ‘good’ grading from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Yesterday, 14:51
Traffic on the M5 is at a stand still. Credit: Alice Rossiter

An air ambulance has just left the M5 following a serious motorway crash involving two vehicles.

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Yesterday, 13:00
Weston Harriers open gymkhana. Amanda White giving her pony a tit-bit after winning the leading rein event.

The parish council of Banwell refused new plans to ease congestion through the centre of the village, with one councillor describing the ideas as ‘a lot of hooey’.

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Yesterday, 12:00
Highbridge leaders and Knightstone representatives cut the Morland Chase ribbon.

An ‘important’ new development which will boost house-buying prospects in Highbridge has been opened this week by Weston’s Knightstone Housing.

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Yesterday, 11:04
The completed flood prevention scheme. Photo by Nathan Aylett.

An enormous flood relief project to protect thousands of homes in Weston-super-Mare has been completed.

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Yesterday, 10:00
Rebbeca Clarke, Orchard Treasures.

A unique craft shop has opened in Weston this month.

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Yesterday, 09:23
150,000 people enjoyed Banksy's Dismaland.

A year on from Dismaland, the ‘Banksy effect’ is still being felt in Weston’s cultural and economic circles – and business leaders say it can help ‘springboard’ the town onto new successes.

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Yesterday, 08:00
Kelly Holbrook.

A Weston-super-Mare woman will be taking on a popular fundraiser in memory of her father, who died six months after being diagnosed with cancer.

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Weston Hospicecare
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Sailing on Cheddar Reservoir.

A Somerset yacht club is inviting people to take part in the world’s largest charity sailing event, which will take place next month.

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Sunday, August 28, 2016
Team of volunteers putting hands together

St John Ambulance (SJA) has appealed for more volunteers to help the next generation of life-savers.

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Sunday, August 28, 2016
Matthew Pope.

An up-and-coming designer from Claverham has won a prestigious award for a sofa he created.

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Sunday, August 28, 2016
The defibrillator is the latest one to have been installed in Portishead.

A campaign to buy a new public access defibrillator for Locking has almost hit its target.

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Sunday, August 28, 2016
Weston General Hospital.

As the busy August bank holiday arrives tomorrow (Monday), the number of tourists descending on Weston is expected to soar - but so is the number of people using its health services.

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Sunday, August 28, 2016
Teenagers raised money by entertaining crowds in Weston.

A group of eight teenagers from Weston-super-Mare entertained crowds at the seafront while taking part in the National Citizen Service’s summer programme.

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Sunday, August 28, 2016
Crews tend to the casualty.

An injured water-skier was rescued from the sea near Weston’s Grand Pier yesterday (Saturday).

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Sunday, August 28, 2016
Garden owners Trish and Jeremy Gibson. Photo by Zak Ghent.

Weston Hospicecare is urging people across the town to open their gardens and host fundraising events in aid of the charity.

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Weston Hospicecare
Saturday, August 27, 2016
The Weare and Cross Flower Show. Credit: Sheila Hutton

MP James Heappey opened the newly-merged Cross and Weare Flower Show on Saturday, which went ahead despite rainy weather.

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Saturday, August 27, 2016
The Mendip Vale Medical Practice, in Congresbury, will be merged with the group's practice in Yatton at a brand-new site.

The date of the next meeting to discuss a proposed merge of the Yatton and Congresbury medical practices has been changed.

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Yatton Congresbury
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Weston General Hospital.

A meeting about the future of Weston General Hospital will take place next month.

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Saturday, August 27, 2016
Cheddar Flower Show at the Cheddar Village Hall (formerly Church House). Gerald and Stella Dally with vegetable and handicraft prizes.

Cheddar Flower Show celebrated its 31st anniversary on Saturday by showcasing the community’s talent in a range of keenly-contested classes.

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Saturday, August 27, 2016
Premier Inn.

A major hotel in Weston-super-Mare will be allowed to expand after receiving planning consent from North Somerset Council.

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Saturday, August 27, 2016
The woman and two children have been airlifted to hospital.

A mum and her two young children who were hurt in a car collision are now in a ‘stable’ condition in hospital, police have revealed.

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Saturday, August 27, 2016
Locking Castle Campus, Kids Holiday club - football fun.

Hundreds of children have been spending their summer holidays playing sport and making crafts in Locking Castle.

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Saturday, August 27, 2016
Clare Hunter enjoyed centre stage in Gypsy.

“I have always been a curvy girl and have often found it difficult to keep my weight down,” says Clare Hunter.

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Saturday, August 27, 2016
Yatton's PACT has tried to deal with traffic in the village for several years.

Walking around the village of Yatton has become so ‘dangerous’ that villagers have drawn up plans for a new pedestrian ‘super-highway’ spanning the length of the village.

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Yatton
Friday, August 26, 2016
The woman and two children have been airlifted to hospital.

A woman and two young children have been ‘seriously’ hurt in a collision with a car in Berrow this afternoon (Friday).

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Friday, August 26, 2016
Birnbeck Pier.

The Birnbeck Regeneration Trust is inviting people to sign up to its trip aboard the MV Balmoral on Saturday before it is too late.

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Friday, August 26, 2016

Police have closed a road in Weston-super-Mare this evening (Friday) after a man suffered ‘serious’ injuries in a car crash.

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Friday, August 26, 2016

North Somerset Council is beginning work to replace hundreds of street lights in Weston-super-Mare and Yatton in a £210,000 scheme.

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Friday, August 26, 2016

A developer’s plan to build 60 homes in Yatton has been refused planning permission by North Somerset Council.

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North Somerset Council Housing Yatton

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