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Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle will orchestrate a World War One centenary commemoration in Weston-super-Mare, remembering those who died in battle with a poignant display on the beach.

A life-saving emergency service is looking for people to join its ranks as one of the busiest stations in the South West.

Parents of a ‘beautiful’ but ‘angry’ Weston teenager who hanged himself in his bathroom feel ‘let down’ by the services set up to protect him.

Hundreds of job opportunities will be showcased in Weston-super-Mare next week, offering people the chance to find work and forge an exciting career.

Children from a Weston school swapped their uniforms for yellow clothes to mark World Mental Health Day.

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Four fire crews tackled a blaze last night (Sunday), as fire spread from a garden gazebo to a house.

Campaigners desperate to see a pool return to Weston’s seafront will meet next month to discuss whether the idea could be resurrected.

Weston General Hospital’s fundraising appeal to purchase a new scanner has been boosted by two generous donations.

The number of complaints about missed recycling and waste collections has dropped significantly, North Somerset Council has said.

There are spooky goings-on at Cheddar Gorge & Caves this month as ghosts and ghouls descend on the village.

A helpess dog was rescued by RNLI crews after it became cut off by the tide.

Restoration work on Locking’s church has begun following a mammoth fundraising initiative.

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Events were held in Weston to mark World Mental Health Day.

Weston’s X Factor hopeful has said she ‘would not change a thing’ after failing to progress to the next round.

Social media users are unhappy plans to expand The Mall shopping centre at Bristol’s Cribbs Causeway have been torn up, despite claims from political chiefs the decision is good for Weston-super-Mare’s businesses.

More people are dying in care homes instead of in hospital.

A preschool will shut in Yatton at the end of the month as a lack of funding means it can no longer afford to go on.

Yatton

The familiar roar of motorbikes will be heard for miles around in Weston this weekend as the beach race returns.

Weston will be revved up this weekend for one of its most spectacular events.

A historic manor which was devastated by a fire two years ago has been restored to its former glory following restoration work costing several millions of pounds.

Weston will be revved up this weekend for one of its most spectacular events.

Foodies tucked into cuisines from around the world to raise money for Weston Hospicecare.

Weston Hospicecare Weston-super-Mare

The future of healthcare provision has been questioned after councillors rebuffed plans for a medical surgery.

A former drug addict will deliver talks in Weston this week about narcotics and the violent realities of gang life.

A Weston primary school became the first in the area to launch Avon and Somerset Constabulary’s mini police scheme.

A man who was raped at the age of 10 is encouraging children to speak up about abuse, after worrying figures show a 70 per cent rise in sexual offences against children in Avon and Somerset.

Ale festival organisers are hailing this year’s event as the best yet after raising thousands of pounds.

Wedmore

A crackdown on hate crime has been announced by Avon and Somerset Constabulary.

A plaque paying tribute to the late comedian Ken Dodd has been unveiled at The Playhouse in Weston.

The Playhouse Weston-super-Mare

Weston-super-Mare’s eagerly-anticipated winter attraction Icescape opens at the Tropicana tonight (Thursday), promising to deliver plenty of thrills and spills over the festive season.

Sixty people in Weston were caught watching live TV without a licence in the past year, new figures have revealed.

People who work for the armed forces, police, NHS and other public services can go on rides for free with their families at Weston’s Grand Pier next month.

A Weston-super-Mare family have spoken of their ‘terrifying’ ordeal having been caught up in the Majorca floods.

A couple who took part in this year’s Strictly Fun Dancing for Weston Hospicecare are appealing for people to sign up to the next event.

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