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A path linking Weston-super-Mare to Brean Down will finally open during the bank holiday weekend. It has taken 20 years of planning but cyclists and walkers will finally be able to enjoy the route starting on May 1. This is how you can join in…

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Yesterday, 17:30

Hundreds of scouts from Weston and its surrounding villages visited the town’s seafront at the weekend to mark St George’s Day.

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Yesterday, 17:00

A school cleaner described as ‘wonderful’ and ‘a diamond’ by colleagues has retired after more than 30 years of service.

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Yesterday, 16:00

New on-street parking charges have come into force in Weston-super-Mare, meaning people must now pay more to park.

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Yesterday, 15:00

Westonians will be able to travel to Bristol Airport more quickly and easily than ever before.

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Yesterday, 14:46

May Day bank holiday offers a whole host of exciting activities to get people out and about and exploring Weston.

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Yesterday, 13:25

What is the best way to get to work in and around North Somerset? Are you constantly stuck in traffic, or cursing delayed trains? The Mercury wants to hear YOUR views on commuting in and out of Weston-super-Mare and North Somerset…

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Yesterday, 13:11

People are being told to take extra care in coastal areas today (Friday) due to high tides at 9.15pm.

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Yesterday, 12:30

A fire service has launched its first recruitment drive in more than eight years – and it is specifically targeting women and people from black, minority and ethnic backgrounds (BME).

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Yesterday, 12:00

With its two theatres, museums and art galleries, Weston-super-Mare has plenty of offer for fans of art and culture. Take a look at our guide to 10 great places to explore in the town.

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Yesterday, 11:09

The manager of The Playhouse has been forced to cancel shows with immediate effect after the venue suffered from flooding last night (Thursday).

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Yesterday, 11:00

A team of fundraisers have signed up for a running challenge to celebrate their friend’s 40th birthday.

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Weston Hospicecare
Yesterday, 10:19

Theatre-goers were evacuated from The Playhouse theatre in Weston-super-Mare last night (Thursday) after the sprinkler system went off and flooded the building.

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Yesterday, 09:55

Five Weston-super-Mare police officers whose quick-thinking saved a stabbing victim’s life have seen their actions recognised with a top award.

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Yesterday, 08:00

A record number of competitors took to the capital’s streets to raise money for worthy causes in Sunday’s London Marathon – and Weston runners were out in full force.

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Thu, 19:00

The largest showcase of artistic talent in North Somerset returns this week, with an event which promises to be bigger and better than ever before.

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Thu, 16:30

Sedgemoor District Council has given the police a green light to move into a former school building.

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Thu, 14:00

A recruitment drive has been launched by Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) – just weeks after the redundancy of a specialist firefighter crew in Weston was confirmed.

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Thu, 13:30

Football fans have the chance to save money watching their local club with an early bird season ticket offer, despite match prices increasing.

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Thu, 13:00

A weekly market returned to the area around Birnbeck Pier last week, with the aim to raise awareness of the deteriorating structure.

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Thu, 12:28

Hundreds of children in North Somerset are being put at risk of contracting serious diseases because parents are ‘too busy’ to keep their inoculations up to date.

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Thu, 11:00

Iwitness24 photo challenge ‘colour’ winner announced.

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Thu, 09:00

Hutton Moor Leisure Centre is celebrating its 30th anniversary and has teamed up with Mercury to offer a prize worth more than £2,000.

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Thu, 08:00

A group of Weston-super-Mare’s unsung heroes were dubbed the ‘magnificent seven’ by MP John Penrose when they were presented with their Community Champions awards this week.

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Thu, 07:00

Youngsters from a Somerset middle school took to the sky in a space-themed open evening.

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Wed, 18:00

Youngsters from across North Somerset found out which of the district’s reception classes they will be joining this September during national offer day.

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Wed, 15:47

Who said Somerset is nothing but sleepy countryside? There are plenty of adrenaline-pumping activities for thrill-seekers to enjoy across the area, here are just 10 ideas...

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Weston-super-Mare North Somerset
Wed, 15:00

A very fit and active retired nurse will celebrate her 100th birthday and her ‘interesting life’ on May 5.

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Wed, 12:58

Weston-super-Mare, then-and-now: an interactive journey through time. Move the photo sliders left and right to see how Weston has changed.

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Wed, 12:00

North Somerset Council is ‘pleased’ with the new waste collection service which started at the end of February – but many people have aired concerns over the scheme.

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Wed, 10:00

Weston has been blessed with some brilliant weather during the past few weeks, which has led to some great readers’ images.

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Wed, 09:39

Wells is expected to be a hotly-contested seat in June’s General Election. Here is who have announced they are standing so far.

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Election 2017
Wed, 09:34

A parish council has presented three special awards to people who have gone above and beyond for the village.

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Wed, 09:08

Political parties in Weston-super-Mare are making quick decisions over who will stand for them in June’s snap General Election. Here is a breakdown on who we know is standing so far…

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Election 2017
Wed, 08:28

Part of a busy road in Weston-super-Mare will close on Tuesday for seven weeks so drainage work can be carried out.

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