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18:25

As starts go, a bombing raid is about as inauspicious a beginning as anyone could fear.

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16:00

Weston’s seafront was packed with hundreds of people at the weekend, as the town hosted its first half marathon.

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An exploded World War Two weapon has washed up by Birnbeck Island.

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Weston’s Grand Pier is holding a two-day recruitment from today (Monday) for people who wish to work there during the summer holidays and all year round.

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Youngsters showed their creative sides by making a mess in Weston High Street.

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One in six people convicted or cautioned across Avon and Somerset for knife crimes last year were children.

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07:00

Campaigners say they have been ‘crying with joy’ after staving off the threat of a housing development in their village.

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What's On

Local legends The Communicators blew the roof off the Tropicana on Friday night.

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A piano maestro will close a Somerset festival this year.

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Yesterday, 15:00

An acclaimed pianist will perform to raise money for charity.

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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Original teenage dirtbags, Wheatus, will be heading to Bristol’s Thekla this spring.

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Friday, March 22, 2019

The UK’s premier touring cabaret show will be performed in Weston later this year, and Mercury readers will grab themselves free tickets.

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

A group of doppelgangers terrorise a family in a new horror showing at Weston-super-Mare’s Odeon this week.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Technical difficulties and a tiny stage did nothing to hold back the brilliant Hal Cruttenden during an intimate performance at Bristol’s Anson Rooms, on Friday.

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Court News

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The following cases were heard from February 20-27 at North Somerset Courthouse:

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Monday, March 18, 2019

A former store manager stole thousands of pounds from his Weston employer.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

A man who killed a seagull after it tried to steal his chips has been sentenced.

Education News

Yesterday, 17:55

A year six student from Weston-super-Mare has managed to raise more than £1,500 for charity following the death of his mother.

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Yesterday, 07:35

A new headteacher will take over at a village primary school in September.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

A school has received new Bibles for children to use during their religious education (RE) studies.

Sport News

17:01

Cheddar Tennis Club presented retiring chairman Jennie Colton with their Ace Award to recognise her outstanding contribution over many years.

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11:57

Yatton under-15s got the better of their Weston rivals in a decisive third meeting between the two teams at the weekend.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Hornets under-15 girls battled to victory over local rivals Winscombe in a hard-fought derby at The Nest on Sunday.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Uphill Badminton Club men’s A team took two giant steps towards the Division One title with two emphatic displays.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Hornets Chargers under-12s came away with silverware from the County Cup Festival at Wells on Sunday.

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Splitz Gym Club members have enjoyed success in competitions recently.

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Friday, March 15, 2019

Weston ran in 12 tries on their way to a 74-17 rout of lowly Newton Abbot in South West Premier.

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Business News

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Plans for a food centre in Weston have taken a step forward this afternoon (Tuesday).

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Monday, March 18, 2019

A supermarket petrol station has shut for three months to allow redevelopment work to take place.

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Sunday, March 10, 2019

Readers have had their say on a pioneering new drug-checking service which is being trialled in Weston.

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Thatchers Cider is celebrating its award-winning apprenticeship scheme which is transforming young lives and building a workforce for the future.

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Sunday, March 3, 2019

A supermarket chain says it is being forced to take ‘ridiculous and expensive’ steps in order to get ‘straight-forward’ plans to develop a former pub approved.

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Saturday, March 2, 2019

The owners of Uphill Manor which was devastated by a fire two years ago celebrated its grand reopening with a family wedding.

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Saturday, March 2, 2019

Almost a quarter of a million pounds will be invested into Weston Football Club after more details on a ‘lucrative’ sponsorship deal were revealed.

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Food and Drink

Friday, January 11, 2019

Most of us are watching our wallets after an expensive Christmas, so we have compiled a list of meal deals in Weston-super-Mare to see you through January....

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Weston’s first vegan B&B has opened on the seafront, giving guests the chance to enjoy a holiday free from meat or animal products.

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