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Jon Jones-Pratt from Crosville with the new steam engine.

A Weston transport boss says buying a historic steam engine to restore and turn into a tourist train is a ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’.


The long-awaited opening of a B&M store in Burnham is edging ever closer with the store now advertising for staff.

The Bungalow Inn, in Butcombe.

An application to knock down a country pub and turn it into a 36-bedroom hotel has been refused by North Somerset Council’s planning committee.

North Somerset Council
What would you like to replace BHS in Weston High Street?

More than two thirds of Weston’s shoppers want Primark to open a store in the High Street after the closure of BHS, a Mercury survey has found – and a town centre boss thinks Weston is the ‘ideal’ location for the clothing giants.

The Railway Inn celebrated its one-year anniversary recently.

A North Somerset pub celebrated its one-year anniversary in style recently, combining cider, food and music for an afternoon of fun in the sun.

Dreams come true for cake and flower trio

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Sara, mum Maureen and Joanne outside their new shop Mrs Bouquet

A Weston-super-Mare family opened the doors to their new cake and flower business on Saturday.

Badger Centre.

A ‘thriving’ community building in the centre of Weston could be transformed into a ‘hub’ for creative businesses if it is bought by North Somerset Council.

North Somerset Council Weston-super-Mare

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