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Dedicated villagers have raised £25,000 to save a 'vital' shop from closure.

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05:54

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from November 13-26:

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Yesterday, 18:00

Hundreds of runners braved Storm Atiyah to take part in the Christmas Cracker 10k in Weston this weekend.

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Yesterday, 16:00

A light display that has raised thousands of pounds for good causes will not be collecting cash this year following council safety fears.

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Yesterday, 15:14

Traders from across the South West sold produce at eat:Burnham's Christmas market on Saturday.

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Yesterday, 12:34

Providing the next generation with the best start in life is at the heart of the candidates' education policies until 2024.

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Yesterday, 11:00

A commuter road which connects motorists from Somerset to Weston will close daily this week.

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What's On

Friday, December 6, 2019

With just three weeks until Christmas, there is unsurprisingly a festive feel to the events happening in Weston.

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Friday, December 6, 2019

An adult charity pantomime will be performed in Weston later this month.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

The Skywalker saga has spanned five decades and will finally come to an end this month with the upcoming episode nine.

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

A Grammy-award winning global megastar will perform in the West Country for the first time in 17 years.

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Loves Café in Weston is excited to welcome back The Levellers on Friday evening to start the Christmas season of entertainment.

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Two theatre groups will perform a play which tackles social isolation.

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Popular poet Dr John Cooper Clarke is performing at the Tropicana in Weston tonight (Monday).

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Court News

05:54

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from November 13-26:

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Yesterday, 06:49

A man who made an explosive device, which was detonated in Worle, has been spared jail.

Yesterday, 06:46

A police sergeant accused of having sex with a woman while on duty in Weston on Christmas Eve has been bailed to await a trial.

Education News

Yesterday, 08:00

Parents and children gathered outside a Weston primary to protest against the school's ban on leavers' hoodies.

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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Festive cheer was in the air at Worle school at the weekend.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Schools are struggling to afford toilet paper and glue sticks, according to an education campaign group, which has revealed further funding cuts for education.

Sport News

10:52

Yatton under-16s lost to their Weston rivals in a game of two halves on Sunday.

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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Somerset Rebels have confirmed the signing of exciting young Australian prospect Zach Cook to complete their septet.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Weston fell to their second consecutive home defeat after Farnborough scored two goals in the final 15 minutes at The Optima Stadium.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Welcome to the live blog for today's match at the The Optima Stadium between Weston and Farnborough.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Saturday's home game with Farnborough will give Weston the chance to "get back to winning ways" says player assistant manager Scott Laird.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

The Weston & District Football League are saddened to annouce the death of their patron Bob Keyes in his home at the age of 85 after a long illness, writes President Alan Cumner.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Weston Aerobic Gymnastics had seven gymnasts and two coaches on Great Britain duty at the Plovdiv Cup.

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Business News

Monday, December 2, 2019

A hairdresser has opened up her own salon in her garden shed.

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

A Weston woman who endured a three-year court battle and suffered a 'severe impact to her health' for the right to equal pay has launched a petition for women to check if they are being paid fairly in their jobs.

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Friday, November 29, 2019

A gym and fitness centre could soon be opened in Yatton by a former Royal Marine.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

A team of 50 riders linked to a Congresbury business cycled 250 miles to raise money for charity.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The largest travel company in the country has opened a new store in Worle.

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

A skilled pair of professional hairdressers have opened a village salon this week.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The club and spa in Congresbury is offering 230 virtual classes alongside its live, instructor led classes a week, following a £70,000 investment.

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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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