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Readers have given a mixed reaction to complaints over the 'disgraceful' state of a Weston park.

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Building work has begun on a care facility but concerns have been raised about it causing traffic problems once up and running.

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A family will be able to give their 'wonderful' four-year-old boy more independence after raising more than £12,000 in 'generous' donations.

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Yesterday, 16:00

One of the town's rugby clubs hunted for hundreds of pounds to avoid increasing subscriptions. The story appeared in the Weston Mercury and Somerset Herald 50 years ago.

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Yesterday, 13:00

A weekend of death-defying stunts, brilliant performances and exciting circus-style acts entertained gathering crowds at Weston's first Whirligig festival.

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Yesterday, 12:52

An electrical fire broke out in a village cafe this morning (Saturday).

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Yesterday, 11:00

Confectionary company Cadbury will bring its I-Scream machine to Weston's Grand Pier at the weekend, and people can win a free ice cream.

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Yesterday, 11:00

Youngsters have plenty of opportunities to keep busy over the school holidays after a youth club revealed its jam-packed summer schedule.

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Yesterday, 10:00

Villagers enjoyed live music and entertainment to celebrate 40 years of their community centre.

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Yesterday, 09:00

The fourth annual Festival Of Angels was held in aid of mental health charity Mind at a Weston hotel this month.

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Yesterday, 08:00

A group of volunteers has successfully raised hundreds of thousands of pounds to support Weston's largest theatre.

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Fri, 17:00

A former stone quarry on the outskirts of Weston could still be transformed into a housing estate - despite the plans stalling for years.

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Fri, 15:57

The start of the school holidays has brought parts of the M5 to a standstill this afternoon (Friday).

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Fri, 14:00

A jam-packed family fun day offering visitors 50 free activities will be held in Highbridge next month, after a council donated a four-figure sum.

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Fri, 08:56

With the longest Wimbledon men's singles final in history, the British Grand Prix and England beating New Zealand to the Cricket World Cup, just, there was plenty of sporting action to enjoy over the weekend.

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Fri, 07:49

Two Weston climate change protestors will appear in court today (Friday).

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Fri, 07:00

A Weston-super-Mare care home has been placed in special measures after inspectors found it to be unsafe.

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Thu, 17:00

Around 200 villagers were treated to beautiful weather at a primary school summer fair over the weekend.

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Thu, 16:00

Teams battled it out in a series of mental and physical challenges to raise thousands of pounds for Weston Hospicecare.

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Thu, 14:00

A village charity is celebrating 20 years of partnership with a village in Africa.

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Thu, 14:00

Children enjoyed penalty shoot-outs, competitions and biscuit making at a Worle school's summer fair.

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Thu, 11:55

A Weston-super-Mare café manager has labelled a group of people who attacked her and her daughter as 'scumbags'.

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Thu, 11:00

A Weston primary school was delighted to welcome an Olympic gold medallist.

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Thu, 08:19

Weston Coastguard Rescue Team has warned of the dangers of jumping off Knightstone Island after a number of youngsters were spotted tombstoning.

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Thu, 00:01

Publication of North Somerset Council's magazine will be reduced to save money.

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Wed, 17:00

A sports facility set to enhance the playing experience of the community has opened in Wedmore.

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A Weston-super-Mare man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary after police discovered stolen items on Facebook.

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Wed, 16:00

Leaders of a Weston school are hoping to build a new teaching block after badgers destroyed the foundations of two buildings.

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Wed, 14:21

The team in charge of opening a primary school in Yatton next year says it will not look to poach pupils from the village's infants school.

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Wed, 07:00

More than £700 has been raised for a 10-month-old puppy's emergency surgery to walk again.

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Tue, 22:36

A second man has been arrested in connection with public indecency acts in Claverham and Yatton.

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Tue, 17:00

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

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Tue, 16:16

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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Tue, 14:00

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

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Tue, 08:51

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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Tue, 07:00

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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Tue, 05:51

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

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Mon, 19:00

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

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Mon, 17:24

A quad bike which an elderly man used to travel around in has been stolen from his rear garden.

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Mon, 17:19

Betting businesses are becoming more common in North Somerset, despite growing concerns over gambling addiction.

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Mon, 17:04

A man is in police custody for allegedly dressing up in sexualised clothing in North Somerset.

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Sunday, July 14, 2019

Readers have reacted to news an outgoing council administration had no concrete plans to build another pool in Weston despite making promises to voters.

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Sunday, July 14, 2019

A family fun day with a bushtucker trial will take place to raise funds for life-changing surgery for a Weston girl.

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