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A Weston-super-Mare business owner has taken the unusual step of picking out her own coffin for her funeral – and has plumped for one themed after the king of rock ‘n’ roll himself.


A 24/7 petrol station, café, car wash and food store will be built just off the A370 on the outskirts of Weston after planning permission was secured.

More that £50,000 has been raised for a children’s charity by staff from a Congresbury hotel, who took on a mammoth cycle from London to Paris.

Plans to build a 120-bed hotel which could bring 100 jobs to Weston will go ahead after North Somerset Council approved the scheme.

Excitement is building in Weston ahead of the opening of the revamped Dolphin Square, with one business confirming it will open next month.

A discount store has been linked with the vacant BHS unit on Weston-super-Mare High Street this week.

Weston-super-Mare’s new-look Italian Gardens were officially opened this week, with people flocking to the square for a day-long festival to mark the occasion.

A Dragon’s Den success story has committed to working alongside a children’s charity.

A year after Weston-super-Mare’s BHS store closed its doors for good, it appears the future of the building is no closer to being confirmed.

A Bleadon-based holiday park hopes to expand as it sees a rise in demand from tourists.

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