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A tooth decay ‘crisis’ has seen nearly twice as many children in North Somerset have their teeth extracted compared to the national average.

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06:55

Two men saved the lives of 11 people who were asleep inside a burning building in Weston.

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‘Superb’ performances by ‘talented’ dancers, singers and musicians were enjoyed at The Highbridge Festival of The Arts which ended on Saturday.

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Yesterday, 18:30

A haulage company’s owner believes a burning ‘fag end thrown from a passing vehicle’ caused a roaring trailer fire on the M5.

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Yesterday, 17:05

The new mayor of Weston-super-Mare has been announced.

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Yesterday, 17:00

Musical pupils from across Weston and Worle descended on The Playhouse to take part in a fun-packed festival.

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Yesterday, 13:35

Vital repair works to Weston-super-Mare’s dilapidated pier, which has been closed since 1994, could finally be carried out.

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Yesterday, 13:00

Children wore red clothes and held talent shows and cake sales in aid of Comic Relief.

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Yesterday, 12:55

Persuasive pupils from Winscombe took top prize in a public speaking competition.

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Yesterday, 09:15

Bus services through North Somerset will change next month.

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Yesterday, 08:00

Glitz and glamour will descend on Weston’s Winter Gardens this weekend, when 12 couples will compete in Weston Hospicecare’s second Strictly Fun Dancing contest.

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Yesterday, 07:00

The BBC’s DIY SOS: The Big Build started work yesterday (Tuesday) on a Weston-super-Mare family’s home – transforming it to allow for wheelchair-access for the three children.

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Tue, 19:00

A Weston-super-Mare woman celebrated her 100th birthday on Sunday.

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Tue, 18:30

A Highbridge man who was struck by a train had intended to end his own life, a coroner ruled this week.

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Tue, 18:10

Traffic is building on the A370 in Weston-super-Mare this evening (Tuesday) after a car crashed into a lamppost.

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Tue, 17:27

Commuters travelling to and from Bristol face huge disruption this evening (Tuesday) after a train broke down.

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Plans for a food centre in Weston have taken a step forward this afternoon (Tuesday).

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Tue, 16:00

A flight to Malaga has been forced to return to Bristol Airport after a passenger suffered a medical emergency.

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Tue, 16:00

Fierce competition for affordable homes and prices increasing much faster than wages have left many first-time buyers in Weston feeling the bottom rung of the property ladder will be forever out of reach.

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Tue, 14:00

A Weston College has been ranked as the best college to work for in the UK according to The Times Best Companies to Work for list.

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Tue, 12:20

A man who was wanted by police in connection with a ‘serious sexual assault’ in Weston has been found not guilty.

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Tue, 12:00

A ‘fascinating’ new book exploring Weston’s history was celebrated at its unveiling last week.

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Tue, 07:31

The following cases were heard from February 20-27 at North Somerset Courthouse:

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Tue, 07:25

Not one councillor from Weston has thus far been allowed to make comments in a review of parking in the town – despite ‘promises’ there would be cross-party involvement.

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Mon, 18:25

A crackdown on irresponsible dog owners who fail to pick up after their pets is taking place across North Somerset.

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Mon, 15:46

A supermarket petrol station has shut for three months to allow redevelopment work to take place.

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Mon, 14:30

A man was threatened with a knife during a street robbery in Weston-super-Mare.

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Mon, 12:00

A heritage volunteer project has been awarded a £10,000 boost to work on bringing Weston’s history to centre stage.

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Mon, 09:26

Keen readers from Wrington Primary School have won 100 books.

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Mon, 07:50

Two people were taken to hospital with burns following a fire in a flat in Weston-super-Mare this morning (Monday).

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Mon, 07:00

A former store manager stole thousands of pounds from his Weston employer.

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

Readers have weighed in on plans which could see two Weston GP surgeries merged,

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

A ‘dilapidated’ part of a village church faces being torn down and replaced with a modern equivalent.

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

There is just one month remaining until Weston Lions Club’s inaugural 50/50 sponsored walk.

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

A community centre is looking for more than £40,000 of funding to carry out ‘much-needed’ refurbishments.

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Saturday, March 16, 2019

A completion date for the new Playhouse Theatre was revealed in the Weston Mercury and Somerset Herald 50 years ago.

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Saturday, March 16, 2019

More than 200 entries were judged at the 45th annual spring show.

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Saturday, March 16, 2019

A charity is trying to raise tens of thousands of pounds to provide its young people with a pump track.

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Saturday, March 16, 2019

A ‘truly amazing’ evening in memory of teenage girl who died suddenly in 2017 has helped raise more than £9,000 for charity.

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Saturday, March 16, 2019

Guests at Weston’s first night assessment centre said they would ‘probably be dead’ if it was not for ‘life-saving’ service.

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Friday, March 15, 2019

Readers of the Midweek and Weston Mercury have sent in beautiful pictures of the town they live in this week.

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Friday, March 15, 2019

A weekend of celebrations could be in store on Saturday and Sunday.

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Friday, March 15, 2019

A Weston-super-Mare man has been jailed for crashing into two cyclists, leaving them with serious injuries.

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