Latest Weston News

Staff have lost their jobs at an animal centre as a result of a charity’s ‘necessary cutbacks’ which has felt the crippling effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

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A world Apple and Wi-Fi expert from Weston says a £12billion Test and Trace programme is failing because their app is not fit for purpose.

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31 minutes ago

An inspirational teenager working at a nursery is taking the next steps in her education after helping children in Fiji.

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Yesterday, 16:16

Weston MP John Penrose voted against a motion to extend free school meals to schoolchildren in the holidays.

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Yesterday, 15:55

Weston Town Council has teamed up with cinematographer Sally Low to make a film about the trees in Milton Road Cemetery.

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Yesterday, 14:00

Health visitors and children’s centres in North Somerset have been awarded for the excellent support they provide to mums and babies in the area.

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Yesterday, 13:00

Families have viewed a Worle school through open days with a difference.

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What's On

Yesterday, 15:55

Weston Town Council has teamed up with cinematographer Sally Low to make a film about the trees in Milton Road Cemetery.

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Yesterday, 15:00

A number of spooky family events will be held at Weston Town Quarry for Halloween.

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Wed, 15:00

A Bristol-based hip hop act will perform in Weston this weekend.

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Sunday, October 18, 2020

Weston ramblers have 12 circular Mendip routes to explore during the pandemic following the publication of the book Mendipity.

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Bristol Airport is set to host a car park Christmas unlike any other featuring car-aoke and other socially distanced events.

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Friday, October 16, 2020

A drama group which takes theatre to care homes in Weston has received a £1,000 grant.

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

The Blakehay Theatre has received a ‘lifeline grant’ from Government’s £1.57billion Culture Recovery Fund.

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Education News

Friday, October 16, 2020

Winscombe Primary School has bid farewell to one of its longest-serving staff members, caretaker Mr Hine.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

An inspirational teacher has raised more than £1,000 in seven days after shaving her head for charity.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

A Weston primary school has joined a multi-academy trust.

Sport News

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Weston’s FA Cup fourth qualifying round tie at Eastleigh this weekend will be a “huge task”, says manager Scott Bartlett.

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Yesterday, 18:00

Weston’s seniors played their final competition of the season, the Eric Benn Trophy, on Monday.

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Yesterday, 17:00

Wrington Redhill fell to back to back home defeats after Mario Franco’s second-half winner proved enough for Staplegrove.

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Yesterday, 16:00

Last season saw the start of a change at Weston for the club’s Roses under-18s.

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Yesterday, 15:00

Hutton Aces under-13s secured the double as they came from behind to beat Portishead Colts in a rearranged Bristol Youth League Cup Final.

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Yesterday, 14:00

Winscombe Warriors under-13s blew away local rivals Banwell Utd at the Riverside to move top of the table.

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Yesterday, 13:00

A large crowd turned up at the Recreational Ground to see Worle remain in fourth position in the Uhlsport Somerset League Premier Division after a 2-1 win against Westfield FC.

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Business News

Yesterday, 12:00

The Sovereign Shopping Centre has a variety of activities planned to attract customers into Weston in the run up to Christmas.

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Yesterday, 06:55

The Weston Mercury has launched a new campaign aimed at celebrating local independent businesses.

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Wed, 11:55

An independent business specialising in house plants has opened in Weston town centre.

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Wed, 07:00

A popular food and drink festival has been postponed following an ‘alarming’ rise in Covid-19 cases in Burnham and Brean.

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Mon, 09:05

Hospitality businesses have joined forces to call on the Government for urgent support to help them survive the winter.

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Three-day courses aimed at supporting Weston and North Somerset start-ups and business’ development has been launched by North Somerset Enterprise Agency (NSEA).

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Friday, October 16, 2020

A drama group which takes theatre to care homes in Weston has received a £1,000 grant.

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Food and Drink

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Bristol Airport flyers will be able to dine at SOHO Coffee after it opened in the departure lounge today (Thursday).

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Wurzels star Tommy Banner has opened a refurbished restaurant at Rich’s Cider Farm.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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.

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