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Readers have had their say on a controversial new addition to the Weston Sand sculpture Festival which depicts a decapitated Theresa May.

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

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Beautiful gardens across Somerset will be opened to the public in aid of Weston Hospicecare this summer.

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Somerset is known for its cider, but there is also a thriving array of pubs serving traditional real ales. Weston and the surrounding areas has plenty of boozers which have been accredited by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).

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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.

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A Weston-super-Mare woman is hoping to become a world record holder at the age of 69.

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Yesterday, 16:00

A new town centre development was said to be 'quite hideous' by a planning committee. The story appeared in the Weston Mercury and Somerset Herald 50 years ago.

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What's On

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

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Yesterday, 15:00

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

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Fri, 14:55

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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Fri, 12:45

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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Fri, 11:45

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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Fri, 10:52

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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Thu, 21:00

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

Wed, 06:55

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

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

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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.

Yesterday, 12:00

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

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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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Yesterday, 12:00

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

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Yesterday, 09:00

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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Yesterday, 09:00

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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Yesterday, 08:06

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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Yesterday, 08:00

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

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Fri, 14:00

Sam Trego felt his side were on the wrong end of a 'controversial decision' in their one-wicket defeat to Midsomer Norton.

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Business News

Mon, 09:00

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

Tue, 14:07

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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