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Staff and families raised more than £3,000 at a primary school’s Christmas fair.

A pedestrian has been killed in a crash in involving a lorry.

A Mead Vale youngster has sold handmade festive goods to help those who need food over Christmas.

An artist hoping to remind people of the ‘true meaning of Christmas’ has created a 20ft angel in Locking Castle.

The first of this year’s Go Kids Go! money has been spent by a Weston-based scout group.

Festive fliers have been advised to pack presents in their hold luggage to avoid them being unwrapped at security.

Girls from across the Extend Learning Academies Network in Weston came together for an inter-schools football tournament.

Weston stroke survivors could benefit from a ‘life-changing’ new rehabilitation programme.

A couple’s home was raided while they were partying the night away at a police ball. The story featured in the Weston Mercury and Somerset Herald 50 years ago.

Work has begun on Weston’s £11million flagship food and drink centre, which is expected to bring 250 jobs to the area.

Significant improvements to day-time operations at Weston General Hospital’s A&E have been recognised by health inspectors.

The family of a Worle youngster have praised their son’s bravery after he won a Somerset Award.

A stunning display of more than 100,000 twinkling lights in a Burnham cul-de-sac has raised more than £1,000 for local charities, in just its opening week.

Plans to extend Weston’s conservation area – and open it up to receiving hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of grants – has been given the green light.

Organisations in North Somerset have walked away with accolades at a travel awards ceremony.

The eat:Festivals organisers are over the moon to be able to put on their first festive food event after relocating to the Sovereign Centre.

Weston dog walkers started a clean-up group after their park became overrun with dog poo.

A Weston mother has been sentenced to seven years in prison after launching a brutal attack on her own baby.

A Christmas tree seller from Rooksbridge has put up a memory tree to support Weston Hospicecare.

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An evening of caving, fireworks and live music took place in Cheddar last week.

A popular pub and live music venue is up for sale as the landlord prepares to retire.

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A new scheme to improve the night-time experience for people in Weston has been launched.

A Weston-born composer provided the music for Prince Charles’s 70th birthday dinner.

Shoppers will be able to park in Weston-super-Mare for free in the run-up to Christmas.

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Outstanding building projects were recognised at an award ceremony at Weston Museum last week.

North Somerset’s two MPs have both pledged their allegiance to Prime Minister Theresa May.

Pupils and teachers from Locking Preschool hosted a Christmas fair at the village hall this weekend.

The winner of this year’s Turnip Prize is a plastic dog on top of a bowl full of jelly.

A decision on whether almost 50 homes will be built on an industrial estate will be made soon.

Excited children spent the morning making Christingles during a messy church service in Weston.

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The Mercury’s big festive giveaway continued this week, as a Winscombe woman was ‘overwhelmed’ after winning a coveted prize worth hundreds of pounds.

Patients in North Somerset can now book evening or weekend appointments to see a GP as the busy winter period approaches.

A Weston bar has had a £10,000 makeover to ‘brighten it up’ and give it a new feel.

Families celebrated the start of Christmas in Uphill at the village bazaar.

Work has begun on a new £9million Locking Parklands primary school after years of delays.

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