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Wells MP James Heappey has wished the Prime Minster a ‘quick recovery’ after he was admitted to hospital with coronavirus.

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A leading charity has estimated that one in five UK employees earn below the ‘real living wage’.

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More than 2,000 slices of bread have been buttered by a Weston café which has been giving out packed lunches to children since before the schools closed due to the coronavirus.

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Boris Johnson is in a “stable” condition after spending the night in intensive care as he battles coronavirus.

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North Somerset Council leader Don Davies fears nationwide school closures will mean a generation of children are ‘left behind’ due to coronavirus.

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A charity is offering Sing and Smiles sessions to help hundreds of isolated lonely people.

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What's On

Friday, April 3, 2020

A university student has launched an online festival in Weston.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

A Weston arts festival scheduled to take place this weekend will now be broadcast online.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

A charity dancing event has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Friday, March 20, 2020

Weston Sand Sculpture has been postponed ‘until further notice’.

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Fiona Bruce will present Question Time from Weston-super-Mare this evening (Thursday).

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Weston’s Playhouse Theatre will be closed ‘until further notice’.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The non-audition choir group will appear on channel PBS and online in a St Patrick’s Day celebration.

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Court News

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

The following cases were heard by magistrates at North Somerset Courthouse from February 24 to March 4.

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Education News

Saturday, April 4, 2020

A learning trust has welcomed four new schools into its fold.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

A pre-school owner is keeping children entertained while they are away from the classroom.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

School staff have delivered hundreds of pairs of science goggles to two hospitals.

Sport News

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Jos Buttler’s status as an England World Cup winner has already assured his place in the history books but the shirt he wore at the decisive moment last summer could soon secure a more immediate legacy: helping save lives threatened by coronavirus.

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Friday, April 3, 2020

The RFU has revealed the final placings for the 2019/20 rugby season, which was cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Andrew March has worked at Brean Golf Club for 12 years and been their PGA professional and director of golf since 2014.

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

“I have already signed up; I have agreed my contract and I am there next year,” said a delighted Hornets coach Jon Richardson.

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

England’s World Cup winning wicket-keeper has put his World Cup final shirt on eBay to help raise money for charity in aid of fighting coronavirus.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Brean Golf Club closed its doors to the public after the government announcement to shut all non-essential businesses last week.

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

The Football Association’s decision to null and void the season was the “best of a bad bunch” admitted Cheddar manager Shaun Potter.

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Business News

A leading charity has estimated that one in five UK employees earn below the ‘real living wage’.

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More than 2,000 slices of bread have been buttered by a Weston café which has been giving out packed lunches to children since before the schools closed due to the coronavirus.

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Friday, April 3, 2020

A Weston-run company which organises corporate events, festivals and concerts all over the world has turned its attention closer to home, helping vulnerable people in the town.

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

A mass-market jewellery chain has closed its Weston town centre store in another huge blow to the High Street.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

A man has been disinfecting cash machines, parking metres and shop doorways in Weston for free.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

Restaurants in Weston are still serving customers and supporting people in isolation by offering takeaway services and selling essential items.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Residents in Weston and North Somerset are being warned to be on their guard against coronavirus scams.

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Food and Drink

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Somerset food producers filled the Winter Gardens as a festive food festival went down a storm.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Campaigners fighting to protect a closed pub being bulldozed believe its historic significance should not be sacrificed for the benefit of a commercial venture.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Worle fish and chip shop has won a top regional food award. We spoke to the man behind the success, who has brought a convenience store spin to takeaway meals.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The Landing Light in Weston has officially reopened with a ceremony for veterans.

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