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Weston Town Council is considering whether to spend £130,000 on an extension to its base in Grove Park, despite uncertainty over how much the council may or may not expand in the future.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A small paddock which has become too small to be farmed could be developed to provide 120 new homes in Weston.

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Friday, September 1, 2017

The organisation which commissions healthcare services in North Somerset could be given the go-ahead to merge with similar providers in Bristol and Gloucestershire next month.

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Many might dream of trading in their Weston-super-Mare home for a villa abroad, but the town’s hospital is hoping some Spanish and Portuguese nurses will do just the opposite.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

The scaffolding which has been covering the iconic frontage of Weston-super-Mare’s Winter Gardens for months has been removed to reveal the refurbished pavilion, which Weston College is due to re-open in September.

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Friday, July 14, 2017

One week on from Weston’s ‘brilliant’ Hazy Days festival weekend, praise continues to be lavished on the event’s organisers for creating ‘Glastonbury at the seaside’.

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Weston enjoyed one of its most successful events in recent memory when Hazy Days 2017 rocked thousands of music lovers at the Tropicana on Friday and Saturday.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

People in Weston-super-Mare gathered to fight for pay rises for council workers at the same time the town’s MP voted against scrapping the public sector salary increase cap.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Weston-super-Mare’s newest primary school will more than triple in size this September, and it is already looking at whether it could cater for even more children living in the town.

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

A retail park in Worle could more than double in size, with up to four new units planned for the site at the same time McDonald’s is proposing its own extension.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Directors at one of Weston-super-Mare’s biggest hotels are considering a major extension project in an area of the town already in the middle of a dramatic revamp.

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Saturday, June 3, 2017

The fight to preserve and regenerate Weston-super-Mare’s Birnbeck Pier has taken ‘a major step forward’ as North Somerset Council has agreed to support a charity’s efforts to save the decaying structure.

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

On Friday, four out of five of Weston-super-Mare’s MP hopefuls took to Weston College for a hustings debate, organised by the Mercury and the college. Here are the funniest moments and the best lines for those who missed it…

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The ‘incredible’ intensive care provided at Weston General Hospital has saved a woman who doctors thought had ‘no chance of survival’ – but raises questions over whether proposed changes will leave the hospital able to save similar patients in future.

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Could the way you talk be to blame for your lacklustre love life? The West Country accent has officially been voted as the least-sexy accent in the UK.

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Friday, April 28, 2017

New on-street parking charges have come into force in Weston-super-Mare, meaning people must now pay more to park.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Work is progressing at Weston-super-Mare’s Town Square, as £300,000 worth of paving has been laid.

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Saturday, April 8, 2017

The number of flats proposed for derelict hotels has prompted concerns it will become even more difficult to park on Weston-super-Mare’s hillside.

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

The owner of a North Somerset pub which is set to be demolished has hit back at claims in the village it has ‘incentivised locals to back its plans’.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Magistrates are ‘letting Weston-super-Mare and the police down’ by failing to send persistent shoplifters to prison, a Mercury investigation has revealed.

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Weston-super-Mare’s MP will call on the Government to put a price cap on energy prices, as he warns the town’s vulnerable and elderly people are being ‘ripped off’ by the big gas and electricity companies.

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The ingredients for a new food and drink innovation centre in Weston-super-Mare have come together after funding was secured for the project.

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