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Volunteers have slammed ‘ridiculous’ North Somerset Council after it refused to provide them with litter picks on health and safety grounds.

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A scout group has presented thousands of pounds to a life-saving charity.

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A Weston woman has reached a landmark, celebrating her 100th birthday.

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Burnham and Highbridge Town Council Mayor Bill Hancock held his second charity auction, raising more than £3,000 for good causes in the area.

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Yesterday, 19:00

An RNLI volunteer has completed his first step towards becoming a qualified boat crew member.

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Yesterday, 16:00

Weston’s Tropicana has ‘grown in leaps and bounds’ as a ‘diverse’ range of events are planned for the seaside venue.

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Yesterday, 13:40

People have been urged to be vigilant after power tools were stolen from a Weston-super-Mare shop.

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What's On

Yesterday, 18:30

A singer who has sold millions of records across the globe will perform on a Weston stage next month.

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Yesterday, 17:00

A literary festival, history event and a tribute to one of the world’s most celebrated R&B singers will take place in Weston this weekend.

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Yesterday, 15:43

An award-winning comedian and sitcom star will perform in Weston soon and Mercury readers can win tickets to see him live.

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Yesterday, 15:00

A wide range of vegan treats and products will be showcased in North Somerset this weekend.

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Thu, 14:56

The perfect way to keep your little darlings entertained during a school holiday in winter came in the form of a lively schoolboy whose colourful hot-dog bedecked car crashed into Bristol’s Hippodrome last night (Wednesday).

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Thu, 14:18

Bristol venues will be filled to the rafters for a weekend of incredible jazz and blues music.

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Wed, 21:00

Music fans can expect plenty of laughs and lively folk songs when two top musicians collaborate for a Weston-super-Mare gig.

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Court News

Tue, 07:30

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from January 25-28:

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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

Friday, February 8, 2019

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

Education News

Tue, 14:00

A Worle student has been selected to perform for a national orchestra.

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Friday, February 15, 2019

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

Thursday, February 14, 2019

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

Sport News

Yesterday, 17:30

Weston boss Marc McGregor has demanded his side bounce back with three points against Chippenham Town on Saturday.

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Yesterday, 16:30

Weston picked up three points from a 27-27 draw with South West Premier rivals Maidenhead after a last-kick penalty at The Rec.

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Yesterday, 14:32

Weston Supers continued their preparation ahead of their debut season with impressive performances against experienced opposition.

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Yesterday, 14:30

KVFC avenged an earlier loss against Worle Reserves as a hat-trick from Loiue Hallett sealed a 3-1 away win on Saturday.

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Yesterday, 13:30

Uphill Badminton Club celebrated four wins in their latest round of matches.

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Yesterday, 12:30

Winscombe ended their five-match losing streak in Tribute Western Counties West with a 34-7 victory over Cornwall’s capital city team Truro.

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Yesterday, 11:30

Weston Athletic Club members gathered at the Winter Gardens to celebrate the achievements of their 40th anniversary year.

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Business News

Wed, 07:05

Weston’s under-pressure small traders are set to receive a timely boost after a cut in business rates was announced.

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Mon, 13:53

Weston Football Club’s Woodspring Stadium has been renamed, the club has announced.

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Financial difficulty has led a Weston heating company to close its doors just four months after opening.

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Defiant villagers remain adamant a pub should not be bulldozed, despite revised plans being tabled.

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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Bosses behind a popular tourist attraction are ‘ecstatic’ after being named the best of its kind in the country.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

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

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

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

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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.

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