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Commuters heading in and out of Weston-super-Mare have faced substantial delays today (Wednesday), after a motorbike crashed on the M5.

Weston super Food Festival

There is just over two weeks to go until the Weston super Food Festival and organisers say the event will be bigger and better at its new home in the town’s iconic Tropicana.

3d illustration of  Blueprints

A proposal to build a number of flats in Burnham has been quashed by Sedgemoor District Council.

Jacob with his family and supporters at the bottom of Jacobs Ladder.

Weston College staff took part in a gruelling 100-mile walk to help raise money for two-year-old Jacob Baird, who needs a £75,000 operation to help him walk.

Weston College Academy.

Weston College’s new £12milion academy building, which will house the North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College (NSETC), has been completed.

Simon Brown has not been seen since yesterday (Tuesday). Picture: Avon and Somerset Constabulary.

Police have launched an appeal to try to track down a man who has been missing for more than 24 hours.

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A man was left with a broken jaw after an unprovoked assault in Weston-super-Mare.

Brigade members presenting the books to CHSW.

A Weston girls’ group raised funds for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) by selling teddies and turning their adventures into stories.

The Clifton Suspension Bridge will be closed to drivers from 9.30am today (Tuesday).

The Causeway road in Mark has been closed shortly after reopening to allow further resurfacing work.

Ben Peters of EM- Fast trainning some 'first aid superstars.'

Children in Congresbury learned a range of important skills at a first-aid workshop.

PC Holly Edwards rounding up the loose pig in Weston-super-Mare.

Police officers had their hands full at the weekend when they were called to round up a loose pig in Weston-super-Mare.

Weston Jobs Fair is back for its third year.

More than 1,000 job-seekers are expected to attend John Penrose’s Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair next month, which offers people the opportunity to meet local and national companies and improve their employment prospects.

Some of the new builds at Locking Parklands.

Hundreds more houses could be built next to Weston-super-Mare’s Locking Parklands development.

Congresbury Library is involved in the consultation process.

People across North Somerset will be asked for their views on possible closures and changes to libraries and children’s centres at a series of events next month.

North Somerset Council

A popular cut-through in Weston-super-Mare will be closed for 12 weeks while essential work to replace 500 metres of gas pipes takes place.

Royal British Legion members Cyril Dyer, Carol Dyer and Chris Davis outside the War Memorial Hall, the Congresbury branch of the Legion is on the verge of collapsing as it doesn't have enough members.

A village branch of the Royal British Legion is at risk of being closed for good after 94 years, unless new committee members can be found.

Congresbury
The group will be set up in Congresbury.

A new singing group for teenagers will be launched in a North Somerset village next month.

Visitors at the Museum of Prehistory

Vistors to the Museum of Prehistory in Cheddar are in for a surprise following a £400,000 upgrade.

'What the Lady Bird heard' stay & play session.

Youngsters in a North Somerset village learned all about a classic children’s story at a stay-and-play session last week.

The CQC rated Mendip House as 'inedequate'.

A residential care home in Burnham-on-Sea has received a ‘good’ grading from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Traffic on the M5 is at a stand still. Credit: Alice Rossiter

An air ambulance has just left the M5 following a serious motorway crash involving two vehicles.

St. John Ambulance Brigade motor cycle gymkhana. The sidecar races gave the passengers plenty of work on the long wet grass.

The parish council of Banwell refused new plans to ease congestion through the centre of the village, with one councillor describing the ideas as ‘a lot of hooey’.

Highbridge leaders and Knightstone representatives cut the Morland Chase ribbon.

An ‘important’ new development which will boost house-buying prospects in Highbridge has been opened this week by Weston’s Knightstone Housing.

The completed flood prevention scheme. Photo by Nathan Aylett.

An enormous flood relief project to protect thousands of homes in Weston-super-Mare has been completed.

Rebbeca Clarke, Orchard Treasures.

A unique craft shop has opened in Weston this month.

150,000 people enjoyed Banksy's Dismaland.

A year on from Dismaland, the ‘Banksy effect’ is still being felt in Weston’s cultural and economic circles – and business leaders say it can help ‘springboard’ the town onto new successes.

Kelly Holbrook.

A Weston-super-Mare woman will be taking on a popular fundraiser in memory of her father, who died six months after being diagnosed with cancer.

Weston Hospicecare
Sailing on Cheddar Reservoir.

A Somerset yacht club is inviting people to take part in the world’s largest charity sailing event, which will take place next month.

Team of volunteers putting hands together

St John Ambulance (SJA) has appealed for more volunteers to help the next generation of life-savers.

Matthew’s top design accolade

Sunday, August 28, 2016
Matthew Pope.

An up-and-coming designer from Claverham has won a prestigious award for a sofa he created.

Final plea for equipment funding

Sunday, August 28, 2016
The defibrillator is the latest one to have been installed in Portishead.

A campaign to buy a new public access defibrillator for Locking has almost hit its target.

Weston General Hospital.

As the busy August bank holiday arrives tomorrow (Monday), the number of tourists descending on Weston is expected to soar - but so is the number of people using its health services.

Teenagers raised money by entertaining crowds in Weston.

A group of eight teenagers from Weston-super-Mare entertained crowds at the seafront while taking part in the National Citizen Service’s summer programme.

Crews tend to the casualty.

An injured water-skier was rescued from the sea near Weston’s Grand Pier yesterday (Saturday).

Garden owners Trish and Jeremy Gibson. Photo by Zak Ghent.

Weston Hospicecare is urging people across the town to open their gardens and host fundraising events in aid of the charity.

Weston Hospicecare

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