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A vital support service which helps victims of rape and sexual abuse could fold unless it raises enough money to continue its life-changing work.

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05:31

A care home has promised to make improvements after a lack of staff led to one resident to be told to soil themselves, rather than be helped to the toilet.

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Yesterday, 14:50

The Tory leader, who succeeded Theresa May and became Prime Minister in July, has been touring Somerset as he looks to secure a majority at next month's election.

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Yesterday, 21:00

Weston's Helicopter Museum celebrated its 30th anniversary on Sunday.

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Yesterday, 19:00

Two women from North Somerset are standing in next week's General Election in constituencies in Bath and Bristol.

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Yesterday, 19:00

A dad from Worle has raised thousands of pounds through a year of fundraising events in aid of a charity which supports his niece.

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Yesterday, 17:34

Five candidates have put themselves forward to be the next MP in Wells.

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What's On

Tue, 14:59

One of the country's best-known DJs will be entertaining a huge crowd in Weston this month.

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Mon, 19:08

Theatre goers will be transported back to the 1980s in an award-winning show.

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Mon, 15:36

It's not every day you see a stand up finish a show by serving the audience a three course meal - but George Egg isn't your average stand up, and DIY Chef isn't your average comedy show - it's something far tastier.

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

A Weston-based music society celebrated their 40th anniversary on Saturday.

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

Marvin Muoneke will treat fans to a night of music, singing and jazz at St Paul's Church in Weston.

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

An Australian punk group will bring their UK tour to Bristol before Christmas.

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Friday, November 8, 2019

A film about an epic battle which marked a turning point during World War Two will be screened at Weston's Odeon cinema, and the Mercury is giving readers a chance to win tickets to see the show.

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Court News

A Weston childminder has today (Tuesday) been found guilty of causing injuries to a girl in her care.

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Mon, 16:39

An experienced childminder from Weston accused of neglect has been defended by colleagues, and parents of children in her care who described her as 'kind, caring, nurturing, patient and trustworthy'.

Mon, 07:00

A Locking man possessed thousands of indecent images of children and boasted online about sexually abusing a child, a court has heard.

Education News

Yesterday, 17:00

Children from Burrington were given the chance to try out wheelchair basketball.

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Yesterday, 11:00

Children from a Weston school were treated to a trip to Puxton Park to reward them for their good behaviour and attitude.

Yesterday, 07:00

Hans Price Academy is Weston's best school for pupil progress, according to Government league tables.

Sport News

Wed, 13:00

Winscombe were left empty handed after a 26-8 loss at Chipping Sodbury in Western Counties North.

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Wed, 09:00

Weston AC members joined forces for three age group wins, three podiums and five top-10 spots at the latest Burnham Winter Series 5k.

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Tue, 21:37

Weston's defence of the Somerset Cup started with a comfortable come from behind 4-1 win over Paulton Rovers on Tuesday.

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Tue, 17:00

Mendip Spring Golf Club's captains presented a cheque for £8,196 to the Alzheimer's Society after a successful year of fundraising.

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Tue, 13:00

Winscombe Ladies fell to a late 1-0 defeat at high-flying Firebrands in Premier 2B.

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Tue, 09:00

Outgoing Weston seniors captain Ed Langford thanked members for their support in raising £1,600 for chosen charity Weston Samaritans at their AGM.

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Mon, 11:38

Yatton under-16s lost to Clevedon in their first-ever Somerset Cup tie after a game of two halves.

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Business News

Yesterday, 12:00

A new restaurant specialising in southern baked chicken is opening to customers in Weston-super-Mare this week.

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Friday, November 8, 2019

A 'residents' fun pass' for Westonians, which would offer discounts at top attractions, will 'give something back' to people of the town.

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

A Hewish-based brewery has opened its first pub and eatery in Weston-super-Mare town centre.

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Weston Thomas Cook staff who lost their jobs last month are back at work, thanks to another travel company.

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Plans to knock down a derelict hotel to make way for a hydro-electric power system have been delayed by a year.

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Motorists will be able to park for free in Weston at weekends in the run up to Christmas.

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Sunday, November 3, 2019

A Weston business owner has decided to close his fish and chip shop to travel around the world with his family.

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Food and Drink

Monday, October 28, 2019

Award-winning Guardian food columnist, Felicity Cloake, gave a passionate talk about her latest book at Wells Festival of Literature this month, where she spoke about her tour around France by bike to sample the best of the country's culinary offerings.

Monday, October 28, 2019

A steakhouse restaurant will be opening on the outskirts of Weston in the run up to Christmas.

Friday, October 25, 2019

The streets of Burnham will be packed with food vendors as a festival returns this weekend.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

A wine bar has shut and will be replaced by an ale house.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

A fast food giant has announced plans to build drive-thrus in North Somerset within the next 12 months.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Food businesses sold their tasty produce at a festival in Weston town centre on Saturday.

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