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Pregnant woman and seven others rescued from sinking mud

EIGHT people were rescued from Weston beach’s mudflats, including a woman who was eight months pregnant, this afternoon (Mon).

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Burst water main in Ottawa Road, Weston.

Leaks after large water main bursts

A LARGE main burst in the early hours of this morning (Mon) causing water to leak onto some of Weston’s roads.

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Men stay more healthy for longer despite shorter lives

WOMEN can expect a lower healthy life expectancy in North Somerset despite living on average almost four years longer than their male counterparts.

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Drinkers are 'intimidating' according to some Mercury readers.

Parks and streets feel ‘unsafe’ due to drinkers

‘WESTON does not feel safe’ and some parents will not take their children to its parks because of the number of ‘intimidating’ people drinking alcohol in the street, it has been claimed.

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Photographs taken by our Mercury photographer on a pleasure flight over Weston-super-Mare. Weston's Grand Pier.

Gallery: Nostalgic aerial shots of Weston

THESE pictures taken in 1964 offer a rare glimpse of Weston from the air as people flocked to the seafront.

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