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Weston MP John Penrose has revealed who he wants to succeed Theresa May as Conservative leader and Prime Minister.

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Weston's Grand Pier will open early for a quiet hour once a month to help people with sensory conditions enjoy the seaside attraction.

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A school's new puppy is having an incredible effect on students and staff only weeks after joining.

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Yesterday, 16:00

More than 1,000 chickens died in a fire despite crews best efforts. The story appeared in the Weston Mercury and Somerset Herald 50 years ago.

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Yesterday, 14:00

A choir had donated £500 to Weston Hospicecare after a 'fantastic' concert.

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Yesterday, 13:13

Drivers face huge delays on the M5 as thousands of motorists head to the West Country for the three-day bank holiday weekend.

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Yesterday, 13:00

A Somerset school's major roof refurbishment scheme is complete, thanks to a £1.2million Government grant.

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Yesterday, 11:55

Cats and dogs will be able to die with dignity thanks to a funeral directors' new service.

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Yesterday, 10:00

A police initiative saw more than 70 people arrested and £85,000 seized in the region in May.

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Yesterday, 10:00

Figures from Public Health England reveal rates of vomiting, diarrhoea, gastroenteritis and flu all fell in the region for a week this month.

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Yesterday, 09:47

An allegation of an attempted abduction of a toddler in Weston-super-Mare is being investigated by police officers.

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Yesterday, 08:00

A three-day food festival will take over Weston's Italian Gardens this summer.

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Fri, 19:00

An author is 'proud' to have published her first book.

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Fri, 17:24

A High Street shop has had a face lift and has been revealed after months covered up.

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Fri, 16:00

Keen knitters have been hard at work making clothes, hot water bottle covers and toys for charity.

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Fri, 13:00

An array of vintage cars and classic motorbikes were on show in Redhill on May 16.

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Fri, 10:37

Theresa May has announced she will step down as the UK's Prime Minister in two weeks' time and has been praised by North Somerset MP Dr Liam Fox.

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Fri, 09:00

Scores of budding stars flocked to the opening of a new performing arts academy on Saturday.

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Fri, 07:33

An accident involving an overturned car on the M5 this morning (Friday) is causing delays.

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Fri, 06:55

A woman who was sexually abused as a child has hit out at a lack of support and huge waiting lists for counselling in Weston.

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Thu, 19:00

A Weston Hospicecare supporter has taken the plunge from 15,000ft in memory of her father-in-law.

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Thu, 18:00

A Somerset charity which supports young adults with learning difficulties has been given a very handy cash boost from The Thatchers Foundation.

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Thu, 17:59

Five caravans and vehicles have been spotted at Maltlands Play Area in Weston Milton.

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Thu, 15:17

A man suffered head injuries and was sent to hospital after an incident in Weston yesterday (Wednesday).

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Thu, 14:00

A popular pageant run every 10 years has been gifted £2,000 to make the 2020 event 'possible'.

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Thu, 11:57

A world record holder will host a beach clean in Weston on Saturday.

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Thu, 11:26

A food and drink festival dedicated to showcasing fresh produce made in the area will return to Burnham this weekend.

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Thu, 09:00

A disco, rock-painting, a bouncy castle and sweet cones were on offer to guests at St Nicholas Preschool's fete.

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Thu, 07:55

Weston's outgoing mayor has thanked the town's volunteers as he bowed out of politics.

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Thu, 07:01

The dust has barely settled on the local council elections, but voters will again be heading to their polling stations today (Thursday).

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Wed, 19:00

Intrepid staff from a Weston care home are preparing to walk a total of 300 miles in aid of Weston Hospicecare.

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Wed, 18:20

A Worle boxing gym which is used by more than 400 youngsters and adults has been saved from closure.

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Wed, 16:32

Police have launched an investigation after two people were sexually assaulted on a bus in Worle.

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Wed, 16:00

A Ninja Warrior ace who runs parkour classes in Weston is hoping for a place in the final of the toughest TV obstacle course.

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Wed, 13:55

Model railway enthusiasts gathered to enjoy an inaugural show on Sunday.

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Wed, 12:55

A campaign to help victims of the Syrian conflict has returned to Weston for the first time in six years.

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Wed, 12:18

Canadian teachers have shown their support after a video made by a group of students opposed to Bristol Airport's Expansion plans went viral.

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Wed, 10:06

An appeal has been launched to try to track down the owners of a canary which has flown away.

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Wed, 09:26

Traffic is slow after a crash at a A-road roundabout as emergency services deal with a collision.

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Wed, 07:20

A police crackdown on crime in North Somerset has 'made a flying start' after the force was bolstered by 100 new officers.

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Tue, 19:00

An avid fundraiser is 'delighted' to have reached his target after walking 20 miles around Weston's Grand Pier.

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Tue, 17:15

Registered voters are set to go to the polls on Thursday (May 23) to decide who sit in the European Parliament - but why vote?

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Tue, 15:55

The new mayor of Weston-super-Mare is 'honoured' to represent the town and will fight to improve mental health among young people.

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