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A tourism service’s message urging people not to visit Weston has quite literally hit home.

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North Somerset Council is offering help to anyone having difficulty paying their council tax during the coronavirus crisis.

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The chief constable of Avon and Somerset Constabulary has thanked the overwhelming majority of the public for adhering to the Government’s advice to reduce the spread of coroavirus.

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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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A man who drove 100 miles to see his girlfriend is among the 23 people fined by Avon and Somerset Police for defying ‘sensible advice’ during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Yesterday, 15:43

Two NHS hospital trusts merged yesterday (Wednesday).

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Yesterday, 11:00

Children have been brightening up Weston with their rainbow paintings to spread some cheer during the coronavirus crisis.

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What's On

Wed, 15:00

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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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

An international hit comedy is coming to the South West this month.

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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

Wed, 16:55

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

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Wed, 14:00

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

Mon, 15:36

A headteacher in Yatton has devised a way of keep their students engaged with learning, even during lockdown.

Sport News

Yesterday, 17:00

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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Yesterday, 13:00

“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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Yesterday, 08:00

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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Wed, 18:38

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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Sunday, March 29, 2020

Weston manager Scott Bartlett feels the Football Association have made an “incredible” decision to call the season off due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

Weston say they have been left “disappointed” by the Football Association’s decision to end the season due to the Coronavirus pandemic and feel it was “taken out of our hands”

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Business News

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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Yesterday, 07:00

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

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Tue, 13:22

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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Thursday, March 26, 2020

A Weston-super-Mare taxi firm is offering to pick up people’s shopping if they are unable to go out to buy supplies.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

A Weston business is adapting to ‘difficult times’ amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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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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