Latest Weston News

A funding package of almost £100million will be used to build a school and a long-awaited link road.

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Thieves have made away with a coffee and slush machine as well as cash after breaking into a seafront tea rooms kiosk at the weekend.

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A Weston street artist has painted and restored a collection of works across town.

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A Weston salon that had opened just three weeks prior to lockdown is being thanked for taking part in a national initiative that offered a day’s free service to frontline NHS workers.

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Bristol Airport has confirmed it intends to appeal against North Somerset Council’s decision to refuse its planning application to expand its facilities.

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County councillors have approved the business case to abolish all Somerset councils and replace them with one single authority.

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A project to transform Weston town centre and provide more opportunities for businesses and events has been awarded £1.7million.

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Yesterday, 11:00

A Weston camera club’s online exhibition will run throughout the month.

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

A free online summer course for young people will be launched in August.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

The teacher and author discusses how she balances the two jobs and the moments her students discover her slightly risque novels.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

Some of the South West’s finest DJs are coming together to stage The Virtual Summer Shuffle at Weston’s Tropicana next month.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

A Weston band will perform an outdoor gig this weekend.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

The largest food and drinks centre in the South West has officially opened its doors in Weston.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

A piece of artwork exhibited at Banksy’s Dismaland will finally be displayed in Weston town centre.

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Court News

Friday, July 10, 2020

Police are renewing their appeal for wanted man James Ashworth.

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Education News

Tue, 07:55

A Worle primary school has become the first school in the country to be awarded the Online Safety Mark for the fourth time.

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Sunday, August 2, 2020

Children took part in a virtual sports day to keep up morale during coronavirus lockdown.

Saturday, August 1, 2020

A new specialist school in North Somerset for children with social, emotional and mental health needs has been approved by the Government.

Sport News

19:50

Weston have announced the return of Dayle Grubb on a four-year contract, following his release from Forest Green Rovers.

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19:17

A review of the second day of the first Test between Engl;and and Pakistan at Old Trafford.

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17:00

Will Burns emerged from the opening meeting of the 2020 Millers Oils Ginetta GT4 SuperCup season as the early championship leader courtesy of two race wins and a second place finish at Donington Park.

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13:00

Weston have resigned Jacob Cane following his departure from Hereford FC and he has signed a two-year deal with the club to move into his third spell with The Seagulls.

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11:00

Ollie Watkins and Brentford are just one game away from reaching the Premier League as they take on Fulham in the Championship play-off final tonight.

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09:00

Congresbury moved into the regional final of the National Village Cup after a comfortable victory over Wembdon.

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08:20

With grassroots football stepping up preparations for the 2020-21 season, why not celebrate with another sporting quiz.

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Business News

Tue, 14:14

The chain announced today (August 4) that it is considering closing 67 stores - risking 1,100 jobs.

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

A bridal shop near Weston has moved to a new location in Somerset.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

A furniture store is closing its Weston showroom.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

A hotel which provides specialist accommodation for blind and visually impaired guests will reopen today (Friday).

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Saturday, July 18, 2020

A Weston café and bar will shut permanently this month.

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Friday, July 17, 2020

Public Health England officials have given advice to businesses on how to react to a positive or suspected Covid-19 case in a Somerset town.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

A group of independent shops have joined forces to create a permanent base in Weston town centre.

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Food and Drink

Tue, 14:14

The chain announced today (August 4) that it is considering closing 67 stores - risking 1,100 jobs.

Saturday, August 1, 2020

People are being encouraged to dine out as a number of restaurants, cafés and pubs will participate in the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme this month.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Are you getting tired of cooking for the family every night since the lockdown began – why not try your local Indian takeaway and treat yourself to a night off?

Monday, April 27, 2020

North Somerset Council has handed over control of the new innovation centre.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Children eligible for free school meals will benefit from a national voucher scheme allowing them to continue to access meals while they stay at home.

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