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Friday, December 16, 2016

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.

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Monday, January 25, 2016

Around 30 miles of pylons dubbed a ‘scar on the landscape’ will soon be built through picturesque Somerset countryside, despite years of public protest.

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

A NURSERY in Weston-super-Mare has had a visit from one of Disney’s most popular characters.

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Thursday, October 8, 2015

A WESTON-SUPER-MARE attraction known for its thrilling rides has also been recognised for the quality food and drink it provides to visitors.

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The Grand Pier Weston-super-Mare
Friday, May 8, 2015

MORE than nine hours after the polls shut the member of parliament for Weston-super-Mare has finally been declared with a landslide victory.

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Candidates

Clive is bidding to become the English Democrats first MP in Westminster.

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Dr Richard Lawson retired after almost 30 years as a GP in Congresbury. He joined the Green Party in the late-1970s

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John is the fourth generation of his family to have grown up in Weston. He works for the British Retail Consortium.

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John became Weston-super-Mare MP in 2005.The son of two teachers, he had a state-funded education before a successful business career

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Tim has lived in Weston since 2001 and has been married for 15 years to Jess.

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Ernie left school with no qualifications and started work during the three-day week in the 1970s, before ending up on an assembly line.

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

North Somerset Council has launched a campaign to find more than 220 children a place to call home in 2017.

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North Somerset Council
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

There are more than 220 children in North Somerset who do not have a place to call home, but the council only has room for 120 of them.


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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

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.

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Friday, May 8, 2015

North Somerset’s Conservative parliamentary candidate, Dr Liam Fox, has held on to his seat in this year’s General Election with the biggest majority he has ever achieved.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Below are the locations where you can vote in this year’s elections.

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Monday, May 4, 2015

A HUSTINGS event was held in Yatton, where five candidates for North Somerset battled it out answering the audience’s questions.

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Friday, May 1, 2015

The five men who will battle it out in the hope of becoming North Somerset’s next MP have outlined what they will make a priority if elected to represent the area.

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Candidates

I’m Greg Chambers, born in Yeovil, grew up in Somerton, South Somerset

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David Derbyshire is aged 45, married, with two children attending Backwell School

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I have held over 400 surgeries (every two weeks) and seen over 8000 individual constituents.

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From a farming family in Yorkshire, Ian came to the South West in 1978

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Marcus, aged 46, has his own small business and has lived and worked in Somerset for over 21 years

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Monday, January 25, 2016

Around 30 miles of pylons dubbed a ‘scar on the landscape’ will soon be built through picturesque Somerset countryside, despite years of public protest.

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Friday, April 24, 2015

BORIS Johnson paid a visit to Burnham on the General Election campaign trail.

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Friday, April 17, 2015

THE deadline for registering to vote falls next week.

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

BORIS Johnson visited Burnham-on-Sea yesterday to show his support for prospective Conservative parliamentary candidate for Wells James Heappey.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson will be travelling to Somerset this afternoon (Wednesday) – and will take to the water on a hovercraft.

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Friday, April 10, 2015

A HUSTINGS event will take place in Axbridge on April 13.

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Friday, April 10, 2015

EIGHT candidates will stand for the Wells seat at next month’s General Election.

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Candidates

Paul is a private investigator who lives in East Brent and has decided to stand as an independent candidate.

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Jon is a practitioner with the Cabinet Office’s Community Organisers Programme

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Dave was the last person to sign up for the Wells constituency.

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James grew up in Nailsea and now lives with his wife and young family in Axbridge.

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Helen has lived in the constituency for 20 years with her husband and four children.

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He is a town and district councillor and has 20 years experience representing Shepton Mallet.

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Tessa’s grandfather inspired her to become an MP; he said she could “change the world”.

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She has never run for the election before and is standing as an independent candidate.

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