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Yesterday, 18:30

If you are looking for activities to keep your little ones entertained this half-term, then look no further.

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Yesterday, 17:01

Romance is in the air this week and there are several things to do this weekend which you will love.

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Yesterday, 16:00

More than half of the secondary schools within the Mercury’s area are not hitting the national average of the ‘bamboozling’ progress 8 measure.

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Yesterday, 13:00

Avon and Somerset Constabulary control room staff have been shortlisted for awards.

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Yesterday, 12:00

Heartless burglars stole cash from a Weston charity shop during an overnight break-in.

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Yesterday, 10:29

The ‘devastated’ family of a teenager who died in a car accident have paid tribute to their ‘kind’ and ‘wonderful’ son.

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Yesterday, 10:24

A man was taken to hospital last night (Thursday) after flipping his car and becoming trapped inside in Weston-super-Mare.

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What's On

Yesterday, 21:30

Oscar-winning film the Darkest Hour is showing at the tithe barn in Nailsea tomorrow (Saturday).

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Yesterday, 17:01

Romance is in the air this week and there are several things to do this weekend which you will love.

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Thu, 21:00

A married couple reluctant to start a family become parents to three complex kids overnight in a highly-rated comedy-drama.

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Thu, 15:00

Award-winning musical Kinky Boots will be performed at the Bristol Hippodrome, and the Mercury is giving readers a chance to win tickets to see the show.

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Wed, 15:00

A legendary British band will perform in Bristol for the first time in 37 years.

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Wed, 13:28

Audience members were keeling over in fits of laughter at the opening night of The Comedy About The Bank Robbery last night (Tuesday) at the Bristol Hippodrome.

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Tue, 15:00

A Ugandan choir will sing songs from their new album in Weston this weekend.

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Court News

Tue, 08:06

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from January 17-24:

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Friday, February 8, 2019

A 22-year-old man has been jailed for calling on young boys to send him intimate photos.

Friday, February 8, 2019

A Weston thief, who stole money from a church collection set up to remember the dead to ‘fund his drug habit’, has been jailed for his crimes.

Education News

Yesterday, 16:00

More than half of the secondary schools within the Mercury’s area are not hitting the national average of the ‘bamboozling’ progress 8 measure.

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Thu, 18:30

Weston College has launched a campaign which aims to create 600 jobs and training opportunities in six months.

Thu, 13:00

University Centre Weston is running an amateur photography competition over the next few weeks.

Sport News

Tue, 18:20

Weston’s survival efforts have been boosted by the signing of winger Alex Bray from Championship side Rotherham United.

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Promising attacking midfielder Tom Llewellyn has committed his future to Weston-super-Mare, signing a new contract at the Woodspring Stadium.

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Worle Football Club have received a sponsorship boost from Duncan’s Barbers.

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Weston’s hopes of avoiding relegation from the National League South have received a big boost after a trio of loanees extended their deals until the end of the season.

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Churchill Academy’s under-16 boys booked their place in the quarter-finals of the ESFA Premier League Schools’ Cup with a penalty shoot-out win over Downlands Community School.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

North Somerset got the better of Weston in their Somerset Cup semi-final at Gordano Schoool to earn a place in the final at Taunton on April 7.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Yatton Junior Football Club have received support from two local businesses recently.

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Business News

Thu, 16:06

Staff at a High Street shop will celebrate Valentine’s Day by fundraising for cause close to their hearts.

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Wed, 21:00

A Weston-super-Mare salon owner has won an international award.

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Wed, 14:00

Thatchers Cider has released a new TV commercial which viewers can see during some of the year’s top sporting events and shows.

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Wed, 07:18

A mother and baby product retailer will be closing its doors for good next month.

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Mon, 16:00

Weston-super-Mare’s struggling High Street, after suffering a series of bitter blows, could benefit from a multi-million-pound cash injection.

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Monday, February 4, 2019

An apple grower has been presented with a prestigious accolade by Thatchers Cider for producing top quality fruit.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

A Weston-based travel company has been nominated for multiple accolades at a national awards ceremony.

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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.

Friday, November 9, 2018

The ‘best sports bar in the area’ is the target a railway pub has set itself as work to overhaul its interior began this week.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

A popular family business in Worle has relocated.

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