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.
MORE than nine hours after the polls shut the member of parliament for Weston-super-Mare has finally been declared with a landslide victory.
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.
North Somerset Council has launched a campaign to find more than 220 children a place to call home in 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.
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.
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.
Below are the locations where you can vote in this year’s elections.
A HUSTINGS event was held in Yatton, where five candidates for North Somerset battled it out answering the audience’s questions.
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.
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
BORIS Johnson paid a visit to Burnham on the General Election campaign trail.
THE deadline for registering to vote falls next week.
BORIS Johnson visited Burnham-on-Sea yesterday to show his support for prospective Conservative parliamentary candidate for Wells James Heappey.
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson will be travelling to Somerset this afternoon (Wednesday) – and will take to the water on a hovercraft.
A HUSTINGS event will take place in Axbridge on April 13.
EIGHT candidates will stand for the Wells seat at next month’s General Election.
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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