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Travellers have left Hutton Moor playing fields after they lived at the site for more than a week.

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A Cheddar pupil has taken a leap of faith for charity in memory of his grandma.

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Hundreds of pounds was raised for a cancer charity in memory of a young Worle girl.

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Yesterday, 18:00

A former England footballer and Great Britain triple jumper are working with young adults in Weston to inspire them to achieve their potential.

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Yesterday, 17:02

An online survey has named the M5 motorway as one of England's favourite roads to drive on.

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Yesterday, 12:00

A major, multi-arts project will be launched in Weston this month.

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Yesterday, 09:00

Weston General Hospital has been named a veteran aware hospital due to its commitment to improving care for past and present members of the armed forces.

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What's On

Sunday, May 19, 2019

A 1940s evening will be celebrated at Bristol's Redgrave Theatre next month.

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

A celebration of 'The Velvet Voice' of Luther Vandross is coming to The Playhouse in Weston-super-Mare next month.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

The works of one of the best-selling music artists of all time will be recreated in Weston, and Mercury readers could win tickets to the show.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

The first time I saw Dave Hause was at Portsmouth's Wedgewood Rooms in 2011, he was the opening act of The Revival Tour alongside Chuck Reagan, Dan Andriano and Brian Fallon, a tour he told a packed Thekla on Wednesday changed his life.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Wheatus frontman Brendan B. Brown quipped he was working on his tight five, while bantering with the crowd during their wonderfully anarchic gig aboard the good ship Thekla on Monday night, but I have to disagree, I think the Long Island-based band have already nailed it, and then some.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

I must be getting old, I made sure I had earplugs before going to see The Picturebooks at the Exchange on May 9.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

The Lipinski Band will play some of the greatest music from the 1960s during a headline set at The Gardens Festival next month.

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Court News

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

A Weston-super-Mare man has been handed a three-year community order after he admitted to possessing almost 200 indecent images of children.

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Friday, May 10, 2019

A Weston man who sent a picture of his penis to what he thought was a 12-year-old girl on social media has been spared jail.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from April 4-10:

Education News

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Youngsters dressed as knights and princesses as they went back in time to the Middle Ages.

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Kittens found in a waste bin at a Worle school are now thriving one year on and have been looked after by staff members and pupils.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

A 30ft high mural, which pays tribute to a legendary Somerset king, has been unveiled to mark a renowned day in the county.

Sport News

A fantastic second-half performance from Weston Town saw them remain on course for the treble after winning the Weston & District League's Vardon Cup over Hutton A.

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

The time spent playing sport with your friends can deliver unforgettable memories and proud moments, and the Mercury has decided to roll back the years for a new monthly feature called Sporting Memories.

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

Weston Town manager Phil Baker says his side are "thrilled" to reach the Vardon Cup Final with Hutton A.

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

The 'Cases' Somerset Rebels responded perfectly to Garry May's wake-up call as they launched their SGB Championship league assault with a maximum four points against Scunthorpe on Friday night.

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

The roar of engines rang out across Weston bay as the town once again played host to the British Waterski Racing Championships.

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

Rain ruined the prospect of an exciting finish to the Specsavers County Championship match between Somerset and Surrey at Taunton, which ended tamely in a draw.

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

Hutton player manager Daniel Till has said their Vardon Cup final against Weston will be a "tough challenge."

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Business News

Monday, May 13, 2019

Actress Pauline Quirke is inviting people aged four to 18 to a free open day at her new performing arts academy in Weston-super-Mare.

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Sunday, May 12, 2019

How far could you grow £30 in 30 days?

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Sunday, May 12, 2019

Staff from a Weston car firm have raised thousands of pounds for Bristol city centre hospitals.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

A 'really good' fish restaurant would be an 'excellent' replacement for Weston's vacant SeaQuarium, according to the town centre manager.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Weston Jobs Fair proved a big success at the Winter Gardens, with jobseekers finding exciting new opportunities.

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Friday, April 26, 2019

Weston businesses enjoyed their 'best Easter ever' at the weekend, as scorching hot sunshine attracted tens of thousands of people to the town.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Two former Burnham banks are set for re-development if plans are approved.

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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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