Weston-super-Mare MP John Penrose has called on the Government to consider the town’s concerns over a planned 35,000sqm extension to Bristol’s Cribbs Causeway shopping complex.
Around 30 miles of pylons dubbed a ‘scar on the landscape’ will soon be built through picturesque Somerset countryside, despite years of public protest.
A NURSERY in Weston-super-Mare has had a visit from one of Disney’s most popular characters.
A WESTON-SUPER-MARE attraction known for its thrilling rides has also been recognised for the quality food and drink it provides to visitors.
Clive is bidding to become the English Democrats first MP in Westminster.
Dr Richard Lawson retired after almost 30 years as a GP in Congresbury. He joined the Green Party in the late-1970s
John is the fourth generation of his family to have grown up in Weston. He works for the British Retail Consortium.
John became Weston-super-Mare MP in 2005.The son of two teachers, he had a state-funded education before a successful business career
Tim has lived in Weston since 2001 and has been married for 15 years to Jess.
Ernie left school with no qualifications and started work during the three-day week in the 1970s, before ending up on an assembly line.
Thousands of parents will be breathing a sigh of relief after more than 90 per cent of children in North Somerset secured their first choice primary school.
Food businesses will find it easier to open in a part of Weston after North Somerset Council voted in favour of a new food zone initiative.
A multi-million-pound deal over Weston-super-Mare’s Sovereign Shopping Centre is being worked out by North Somerset Council – but the decision to spend taxpayers’ money on the building was taken behind closed doors.
A £50milllion road maintenance contract has been inked by North Somerset Council, promising to deliver a transport network which ‘meets the needs of road users now and in the future’.
A new boss is being sought by North Somerset Council after its chief executive quit.
North Somerset MP Liam Fox has come second in a poll of Conservative voters about who they would like to be the party’s next leader.
I’m Greg Chambers, born in Yeovil, grew up in Somerton, South Somerset
David Derbyshire is aged 45, married, with two children attending Backwell School
I have held over 400 surgeries (every two weeks) and seen over 8000 individual constituents.
From a farming family in Yorkshire, Ian came to the South West in 1978
Marcus, aged 46, has his own small business and has lived and worked in Somerset for over 21 years
Paul is a private investigator who lives in East Brent and has decided to stand as an independent candidate.
Jon is a practitioner with the Cabinet Office’s Community Organisers Programme
Dave was the last person to sign up for the Wells constituency.
James grew up in Nailsea and now lives with his wife and young family in Axbridge.
Helen has lived in the constituency for 20 years with her husband and four children.
He is a town and district councillor and has 20 years experience representing Shepton Mallet.
Tessa’s grandfather inspired her to become an MP; he said she could “change the world”.
She has never run for the election before and is standing as an independent candidate.
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