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An 88-year-old woman was left with a broken nose after being battered by a 'thin and gaunt' robber relapsing back into a drug habit.

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Two Weston charities helped clear up after Glastonbury Festival by collecting camping equipment for the homeless.

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A group which promotes STEM careers to young girls received an award from the High Sheriff of Somerset.

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The Red Arrows may not have been able to perform fully at Weston Air Festival last month, but a replica version entertained a large crowd at the weekend.

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An 'inspirational' mum who ran a half marathon one month after having a breast removed is encouraging others to keep fighting.

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Cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from June 17-19:

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A Weston Hospicecare supporter has raised more than £10,000 in five years with 1960s music nights.

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What's On

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Bjorn Again will perform the greatest hits of ABBA at a gig in Bristol later this year.

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Prepare to remember why you hate china dolls as the latest film set in the Conjuring universe, Annabelle Comes Home heads to theatres tomorrow (Friday), and readers could win tickets to see the unsettling movie thanks to the Odeon.

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Friday, July 12, 2019

The majestic sight of Concorde will fly overhead at an air show this weekend.

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Country-house legends Alabama 3 will headline Saturdaty night of Outcider Festival when the intimate event returns to Fernhill farm in the Mendips this August.

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Friday, July 12, 2019

The sounds of an American pop sensation will be replicated on a Weston stage next month, and the Mercury has free tickets to give away to lucky readers.

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Award-winning Celtic-folk band The Wild Murphys will be bringing their show One Night In Dublin to Weston's Playhouse Theatre next month, and readers could win tickets to see the show.

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Friday, July 12, 2019

A live performance of an Olivier Award-nominated play will be broadcasted at a Weston cinema.

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Court News

An 88-year-old woman was left with a broken nose after being battered by a 'thin and gaunt' robber relapsing back into a drug habit.

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05:51

Cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from June 17-19:

Friday, July 12, 2019

A woman who used to live in Weston-super-Mare has today (Friday) been found guilty of helping a murderer in the hours after he killed a man on a train bound for London.

Education News

A group which promotes STEM careers to young girls received an award from the High Sheriff of Somerset.

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Sumo wrestling, disc golf, wellie wanging and penalty shoot-outs kept families entertained at a school summer fair.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

A Weston nursing home has been left without vital medical support due to the closure of a Weston GP surgery.

Sport News

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Weston boss Scott Bartlett was full of praise for the younger members of his squad after the Seagulls strolled to an 8-1 pre-season win over Banwell yesterday (Saturday).

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

New signings Greg Tindle and Nick McCootie were on the scoresheet as Weston-super-Mare's winning start to pre-season continued today (Saturday) with an 8-1 win over Banwell at The Optima Stadium.

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Families flocked to a beach polo tournament in Somerset on Saturday.

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Weston will begin their BetVictor Southern League Premier Division South campaign at home next month.

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Weston boss Scott Bartlett says his side's win over Ashton & Backwell was a 'good test' in their first game of the season.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Helen Plimmer says it is 'brilliant' to see the village of Congresbury celebrating 175 years of cricket this year.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Nick McCootie says it was good to pick up their first win of the season after beating Ashton & Backwell at the Lancer Scott Stadium last Saturday.

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Business News

Saturday, July 13, 2019

A Weston care home has invested in a new high-tech touch table to help people with dementia.

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

A Worle supermarket has offered its support for Weston Hospicecare - with staff at the store pledging hundreds of hours of volunteering time and fundraising support.

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Monday, July 8, 2019

An apprentice from Thatchers Cider has been named learner of the year at the Weston College Business Awards.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

A husband and wife have launched a woodwork business from their own home.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Workers at a firm involved in the new Hinkley Point C Power Station building project in Somerset have pledged their support to Weston Hospicecare - with a year of fundraising and activities planned.

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Monday, July 1, 2019

A RNLI crewman has realised his dream to start up his own business in Weston.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

A team of 12 staff from a Weston building society remembered lost loved ones as they took part in the Race for Life.

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Food and Drink

Monday, July 1, 2019

A RNLI crewman has realised his dream to start up his own business in Weston.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Delicious food and brilliant entertainment was in abundance at the Bristol Foodies Festival over the weekend.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Weston's oldest building has undergone a makeover and a familiar face has returned to the business.

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.

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