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Improvements to five Weston-super-Mare parks will be carried out this summer.

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There are no plans to allow drivers to use the M5's hard shoulder to reduce congestion in North Somerset or Sedgemoor, Highways England has confirmed.

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Yesterday, 15:15

Striking pictures of sleepy sunsets and beautiful hilltop views have been captured for iWitness24/7 this week.

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Yesterday, 12:00

People are being urged by police 'to be alert but not alarmed' after a surge in garage break-ins were reported.

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Yesterday, 11:58

Detailed plans for more homes in Congresbury will be discussed next week.

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Yesterday, 09:00

Dog lovers from around the county entered their pet into a village show to compete for sought-after prizes at the weekend.

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Yesterday, 08:00

Hundreds of dementia patients are being prescribed anti-psychotic drugs which increase the risk of stroke and can accelerate the symptoms of the disease.

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What's On

Yesterday, 11:26

Intergalactic rockers Coheed and Cambria closed out the opening day of ArcTanGent Festival with a singles heavy set, which pleased both long-time fans and newcomers alike.

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Fri, 10:32

An immensely-popular children's TV show has been given the live action treatment and been re-imagined for the big screen, offering youngsters a thrilling summer holiday adventure.

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Thu, 16:35

A tribute to one of the most beloved country rock bands of all time heads to Weston, next month and readers could win tickets to see the show thanks to the Playhouse Theatre.

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Wed, 15:00

An adaptation of a classic 1938 film, The Lady Vanishes, will be staged in Weston next month, and the Mercury is giving readers a chance to win tickets to see the show.

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Tue, 21:00

New York pop punks Patent Pending are heading to the South West as part of a nationwide tour.

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Tue, 15:19

90's pop-pioneers My Life Story will be bringing their unique brand of grand, orchestral pop to the South West later this year.

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Mon, 15:00

A Weston venue will be home to a day of dancing this weekend.

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Court News

Fri, 06:55

A Weston aunt who let her nephew sleep in the same bed as a registered sex offender has avoided a prison sentence.

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Thu, 14:55

A Weston man who 'manhandled', 'straddled' and 'dry humped' a woman as she repeatedly told him 'no' has been found guilty of sexual assault today (Thursday).

Tue, 13:02

A Weston man has denied attempting to rape a woman who told him no dozens of times, a court has heard.

Education News

Fri, 18:03

A 'delighted' headteacher has praised Sidcot School students on their A-level success.

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Thu, 13:48

Weston College staff are overjoyed with the continued high pass rate of its A-level students.

Thu, 12:56

Students were bursting with joy and overwhelmed with relief when they received their A-level results this morning (Thursday).

Sport News

Yesterday, 17:20

Ben Whitehead's winner for Weston saw them pick up their first win of the season away at promoted Hayes and Yeading today (Saturday).

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Fri, 17:28

Weston Jets' season came to a end with a 22-7 loss to defending South West League champions Exeter Spitfires at Robson Field.

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Fri, 16:30

Azhar Ali will be unavailalbe for Somerset's last two Specsavers County Championship matches of the season after being recalled by the Pakistan Cricket Board.

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Fri, 14:00

Weston boss Scott Bartlett wants his side to raise their level as they head to Hayes & Yeading in the Southern League on Saturday.

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Fri, 12:41

Uphill Castle made it five games unbeaten in the Somerset League Premier Division with a rain-affected winning draw against Butleigh on Saturday.

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Fri, 11:00

Weston's Sam Trego says beating Ilminster in wet and blustery conditions was their "biggest win of the season" to move out of the WEPL Premier 2 relegation zone, writes Josh Thomas.

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Fri, 09:00

Woodland Tennis Club juniors took part in the inaugural Buckingham Cup recently.

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Business News

Wed, 17:00

A club which provides companionship for people with disabilities has been given a cash boost by The Thatchers Foundation.

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Entrepreneurs are being given the chance to win a free residency at The Stable creative hub in Weston.

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

A famous TV chef will be in North Somerset later this month to meet fans at his highly-rated eatery.

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Friday, August 2, 2019

One of a seaside town's oldest shops is set to close at the end of the month when the owner retires.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Councillors admit there is no 'quick fix' for Weston town centre's woes after the 'disappointing' exits of two businesses from Dolphin Square.

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Seven men have been arrested after an immigration raid uncovered they had been working illegally.

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

A new Worle cleaning company wants to be as environmentally-friendly as possible and reduce waste by eliminating single-use plastics.

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Food and Drink

Friday, July 19, 2019

The temperatures are rising and a fiesta of live music and scrumptious ales will take over Weston seafront in a fortnight's time.

Monday, July 1, 2019

A RNLI crewman has realised his dream to start up his own business in Weston.

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.

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