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Almost £120,000 could be spent on replacing a large section of Weston Museum's roof which has been damaged by several water leaks.

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06:55

The consultation into future GP care and hospital services in Weston is 'not fit for purpose', according to campaigners.

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07:57

A decision over whether a housing estate can be built on the edge of Banwell has been postponed to allow councillors to visit the site.

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Yesterday, 15:55

Readers responded to news a Weston surgery is to close and merge with its sister practice.

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Yesterday, 15:13

One of the world's premier aerobatic display teams has cut short its display at Weston Air Festival this afternoon (Sunday) due to bad weather.

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Yesterday, 13:00

Thousands of pounds have been raised for a 'hideous genetic disease'.

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Yesterday, 12:00

A Weston charity which works to give African children a bright future marks its 35th anniversary this year.

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What's On

Yesterday, 15:00

A Weston-super-Mare band is joining forces with a choir and Britain's Got Talent favourite Marvin Muoneke for a gig in the town next month.

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Yesterday, 15:00

Guests to one of Weston's leading theatres will be taken to the New York streets in a drama company's new show.

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

A comedian and broadcaster will celebrate half a century of performing by taking audience members for a trip down memory lane next month.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

There is always something to do in Weston but this promises to be one of the best of the year.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

More than 160 beers and ciders along with gin, Pimm's and wine are on offer at Nailsea and Backwell Beer and Cider Festival.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

The long-awaited fourth instalment of one of cinema's greatest franchises hits cinemas tomorrow (Friday) and the Mercury has free tickets to give away to lucky readers.

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Martin Kemp is returning to the decks at Bath's Komedia to play all the best hits from the 1980s.

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Court News

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from May 8-14:

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Two Weston men have been given a 'last chance' and spared jail, after injuring a man in an 'ugly' Boxing Day brawl.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

A Weston-super-Mare pensioner who sexually abused three victims has been jailed for more than 10 years.

Education News

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Funding for special educational needs provision has reached 'crisis' point due to an increase in demand for support.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Plans for a new £5million primary school have been altered to protect a Roman burial ground, but critics have slated the 'horrendous' look of the proposed building.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

A secondary school was delighted to welcome celebrity chef this month

Sport News

09:37

Yatton under-15s enjoyed their sixth and most successful tour yet against St Andrews and Kings Norton.

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Yesterday, 19:15

Somerset's bowling attack, led by Jamie Overton and Jack Leach, underlined why the county sit comfortably on top of the Specsavers County Championship Division One table as they bowled Essex out for 216.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Weston-super-Mare manager Scott Bartlett has spoken to the Mercury for the first time since being renamed Seagulls boss.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Friday will see the first of a series of events to celebrate cricket in the village of Congresbury.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Scott Harris says Weston are growing in confidence after picking up their third win in a row, away to table-topping Taunton Deane last weekend.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Worlebury Golf Club hosted its annual Captain's Day last weekend.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Weston's hopes of bouncing back from relegation have been buoyed by the signing of experienced Football League defender Scott Laird.

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Business News

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Readers have reacted to news a funeral home which will offer a range of services for pets has opened.

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Friday, June 14, 2019

A restaurateur has launched a new website which could save takeaways thousands of pounds and boost Weston-super-Mare's economy.

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

A hydro-electric power system and public space could replace a derelict hotel which has been closed for around eight years.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

People are being encouraged to support independent businesses to save struggling high streets.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

A dental practice which has been running in Weston for 29 years is under new management.

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Monday, June 10, 2019

A High Street shop has reopened today (Monday) with a new look after being hidden under scaffolding.

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Saturday, June 8, 2019

A Weston pub has reopened and its owners want to change its 'terrible' reputation.

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Food and Drink

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Delicious food and brilliant entertainment was in abundance at the Bristol Foodies Festival over the weekend.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Weston's oldest building has undergone a makeover and a familiar face has returned to the business.

Monday, April 15, 2019

A pub has been temporarily closed following the departure of its landlords.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

The owner of Weston's new public house hopes to attract more visitors to the town through its traditional offerings.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Japanese street food is being served at a new business in Weston.

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