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A ‘very troubled’ Weston teenager – who died after being struck by a train – had a ‘difficult relationship with social media’, an inquest has heard.

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Yesterday, 17:55

A Weston-based charity raised £10,000 at a fundraising ball.

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Yesterday, 16:00

Readers have had their say on a new Weston BID scheme to make the town centre safer for families.

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Yesterday, 14:00

Easter bunny racing and a human fruit machine helped volunteers to raise hundreds of pounds for Weston Hospicecare.

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Yesterday, 11:00

Aspiring dancers took part in a festival at Weston’s Playhouse Theatre.

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Yesterday, 10:14

A car was cut-off by the tide on Weston-super-Mare’s seafront yesterday evening (Saturday).

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Yesterday, 08:55

A Worle-based company has announced plans to expand its operations, resulting in the creation of 200 jobs.

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What's On

Yesterday, 15:00

A day of retro cycling and a jamboree will come to Long Ashton next month.

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Yesterday, 15:00

Creative artists will have their works displayed at a festival next month.

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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Up-and-coming indie band the Night Cafe will be supporting Circa Surive at Bristol’s O2 Academy on Thursday.

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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Love conquers all in a gripping fairytale ballet which opens in Bristol next month.

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Friday, April 19, 2019

Easter has arrived and unsurprisingly it means a packed weekend of events are planned in and around Weston.

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Friday, April 19, 2019

Music from one of Britain’s best ever bands will be performed on a Weston stage next week, promising to roll back the years for a brilliant night of entertainment.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

A story about love and loyalty featuring one of the world’s most famous actors will be played out in cinemas this week.

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Court News

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from March 8-14:

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

A revered farmer who ‘inspired’ generations of academics and musicians died after suffering a ‘traumatic head injury’ when he fell from a loft at his small holding, an inquest was told.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from March 6-8:

Education News

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Youngsters expressed their creative sides by taking part in Easter-related activities before the school holiday began.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Twelve schools are full or overcapacity in North Somerset, according to figures.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

The Easter school holidays have arrived and pupils were busy in the lead up to it by taking part in a competition.

Sport News

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Dean Dodge made it eight straight wins in the ring as a professional with an impressive display at Yeovil’s Westlands Leisure Centre.

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Yesterday, 19:53

Glamorgan fell three runs short of recording an astonishing victory against Somerset in the Royal London One-Day Cup match at Cardiff.

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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Weston-super-Mare have been relegated from the National League South after a 2-0 home defeat to Hampton and Richmond Borough this afternoon (Saturday).

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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Cases Somerset Rebels reserve Henry Atkins suffered the cruellest of misfortunes when set to complete a perfect night’s work at the British Under-21 semi-final on Friday.

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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Milton Nomads is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and is the oldest junoir football club in Weston and surrounding areas.

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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Weston-based Karuta Sportswear have donated kit to help Papua New Guinea’s deaf rugby squad.

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Friday, April 19, 2019

Tom Banton scored a superb maiden hundred and Craig Overton shone with bat and ball as Somerset thrashed Kent by 264 runs in a one-sided Royal London Cup contest at the Cooper Associates Ground.

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Business News

Yesterday, 16:00

Readers have had their say on a new Weston BID scheme to make the town centre safer for families.

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Yesterday, 08:55

A Worle-based company has announced plans to expand its operations, resulting in the creation of 200 jobs.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

A new firm has opened up in West Wick creating eight jobs.

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Monday, April 15, 2019

A pub has been temporarily closed following the departure of its landlords.

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

A scheme to make shopping safer for families has been launched in Weston town centre.

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Saturday, April 13, 2019

A footcare specialist has opened his own clinic.

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

A care home is looking for green-fingered volunteers to create a sensory garden for residents.

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Food and Drink

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.

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.

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