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Yesterday, 18:00

Bagpipes will give party-goers a warm Scottish welcome at the RNLI’s annual Burns Night celebration.

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Yesterday, 14:00

Town Centre Police Sergeant Lee Kerslake believes Weston is not suffering despite having fewer officers and the closure of its police station.

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Yesterday, 12:00

North Somerset’s community health services are to be strengthened, leaders have announced.

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NHS North Somerset Bristol
Yesterday, 10:53

Firefighters forced their way into a flat in Congresbury and rescued a man from the burning building.

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Avon Fire and Rescue Service
Yesterday, 10:00

Young children have the chance to learn more about nature and the environment at a new forest-school class.

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Yesterday, 09:31

Congresbury residents have been asked for their views on a masterplan that could limit the number of homes built in the village for decades.

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

A life-saving charity has reported a record number of cases in North Somerset over the past year.

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Somerset Bristol
Saturday, January 19, 2019

Balloons will fly high above Weston-super-Mare beach this summer, adding to the thrills and spills of this year’s Weston Air Festival.

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Families got creative at a messy church event in Winscombe at the weekend, which saw a range of arts and crafts activities take place.

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Growing calls for a ‘world-class seafront leisure pool’ to be built in Weston-super-Mare have prompted the launch of a campaign, which hopes to ‘add significantly to Weston’s appeal’.

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North Somerset Council
Friday, January 18, 2019

A man from Wrington who was struggling to cover the costs of attending his brother’s wedding can now afford the trip after winning a £10,000 cash competition.

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Friday, January 18, 2019

The new year is now in full swing and the Christmas cobwebs have been blown away, with plenty of events to keep you busy in Weston this weekend.

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Friday, January 18, 2019

WHSmith will temporarily close its shop on Weston-super-Mare’s High Street on January 26 to begin renovation work.

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Friday, January 18, 2019

A woman who ran a brothel in Weston-super-Mare has been sentenced to two years and six months’ imprisonment today (Friday).

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Friday, January 18, 2019

A lane on the M5 has been closed due to emergency repair works taking place today (Friday).

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Friday, January 18, 2019

A man died yesterday (Thursday) after being hit by a train.

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Support for a campaign to ban trail hunting in the Mendips has skyrocketed after accusations of antisocial behaviour and illegal hunting practices emerged.

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Friday, January 18, 2019

A Weston choir has announced it hopes to expand and is searching for new members.

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Weston Foodbank
Friday, January 18, 2019

A takeaway in Weston-super-Mare has been shut down for three months after allegations the business was a front for drug dealing.

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Avon and Somerset Constabulary Weston-super-Mare
Thursday, January 17, 2019

A video of a primary school taking part in a flash mob challenge has been viewed by more than 10,000 people online.

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Windwhistle Primary School Bournville
Thursday, January 17, 2019

A provider of affordable housing is to build 1,000 new homes in North Somerset after receiving a £150million funding boost.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Train services between Weston-super-Mare and Taunton have been cancelled after a person was hit by a train this afternoon (Thursday).

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

A charity that helps wounded, injured and sick veterans to make the transition back into employment is calling on shoppers to support its efforts through the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

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Tesco
Thursday, January 17, 2019

North Somerset Council has defended its decision to purchase the Sovereign Shopping Centre despite its anchor retail unit announcing it is set to close.

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North Somerset Council North Somerset Council
Thursday, January 17, 2019

A Weston author has released his second book.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Several cannabis plants were seized and a man is in custody after a drugs raid in Weston-super-Mare yesterday (Wednesday).

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Weston-super-Mare’s business bosses and politicians have criticised Marks & Spencer’s (M&S) proposed closure of its High Street shop.

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John Penrose Somerset Council North Somerset Council
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

A Weston-super-Mare photographer has picked up a prestigious award for his striking photo of a Bristol street.

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Weston-super-Mare
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The construction of a two-storey GP practice to serve patients in Congresbury and Yatton will go ahead.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Weston-super-Mare MP John Penrose backed the Government in last night’s (Tuesday) Brexit vote.

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John Penrose
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

A man from Draycott has had his van broken into, leaving him £3,000 out of pocket.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

An 88-year-old woman suffered a broken nose, a fractured wrist and severe bruising after she was robbed in Weston-super-Mare in the middle of the day.

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Avon and Somerset Constabulary Weston-super-Mare
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

A therapist who began her career as an apprentice at one of the region’s leading spas has now become mentor for the next generation of beauticians.

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Weston College
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

A car had to be rescued after getting stuck in the mud on Brean beach on Sunday.

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Bristol
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

North Somerset councillors have slammed a ‘heavy-handed’ move by its executive to hire two new parking officers who are expected to issue fines totalling £120,000.

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Somerset Council North Somerset Council

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