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An exciting line-up of authors will host inspiring talks and workshops during Weston-super-Mare’s second literary festival.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Councillors will make a decision this week on plans for dozens of homes in Weston, which prompted plenty of objections from people living nearby.

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Sunday, January 27, 2019

A new company has taken over emptying dog bins across the Weston area after a number of missed collections.

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Friday, January 25, 2019

The newest addition to Weston’s food festival scene will be held this weekend.

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

A ‘national treasure’ dating back 2,100 years ago has been loaned to Weston Museum.

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Consultants from Weston General Hospital have come up with a new model they believe could reopen the A&E overnight.

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

At approximately 700 years old, it could be possible that Worle Village School, 
 the name by which it is now known, is one of the oldest school buildings in the kingdom.

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

A blue plaque commemorating a Crimean War hero has been unveiled in Weston-super-Mare.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Weston Town Council has taken steps to empty overflowing dog bins across the town ‘before there is another public health emergency’.

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for Weston’s second literary festival which is set to bring a wealth of big names to the town.

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Friday, November 16, 2018

A blue plaque honouring Dr Fox has been unveiled on his original bath house on Knightstone Island.

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

A Weston town councillor has been appointed as youth champion.

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

A rise in drug use and evidence of prostitution in Weston-super-Mare’s public toilets has prompted calls for a review of the conveniences.

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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Weston’s first literary festival which brought famous authors to the town will return again in 2019.

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Councillors gave North Somerset Council’s deputy leader a vote of no confidence after he failed to attend a Weston Town Council meeting to address parking concerns.

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Weston Town Council has earmarked £25,000 to provide a shelter for people sleeping rough in the town.

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Children enjoyed crafts, music and a magic show, courtesy of Weston’s mayor.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Weston Town Council is considering whether to spend £130,000 on an extension to its base in Grove Park, despite uncertainty over how much the council may or may not expand in the future.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A redeveloped skate park in Weston-super-Mare was officially opened this weekend.

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Weston-super-Mare’s political parties have started to choose who will represent them in a likely by-election following the sudden death of councillor Derek Mead.

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Monday, June 5, 2017

North Somerset businessman Derek Mead has been killed in a farming accident, the Mercury understands.

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Weston-super-Mare’s first mayor will be the next person to have a blue plaque unveiled in their honour, it has been decided following a public vote.

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Saturday, February 11, 2017

A renovation to the upper floors at one of Weston-super-Mare’s theatres is underway.

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Fears have been raised that Weston Town Council will face a shortage in its reserves in the future if it does not put council tax up to cover the loss of local authority grants.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

A popular Halloween event in Weston-super-Mare which was scrapped by North Somerset Council may rise again after town councillors agreed to restore it.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

There is likely to be a rise in the average Weston-super-Mare home’s council tax next year – by just 1p.

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Thursday, December 22, 2016

A blue plaque dedicated to a four-time Olympic gold medallist who lived in Weston-super-Mare will be installed.

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Monday, December 12, 2016

The cost to run the water park on Weston-super-Mare’s seafront will rise next year.

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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Weston Town Council will take over the running of another play area to take its total to 20.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Blue plaques commemorating notable people from Weston-super-Mare could soon be installed around the town, after Weston Town Council approved the scheme.

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

Weston Town Council will give £1,000 to Axe District Scouts to help it set up two new groups in Weston-super-Mare.

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Friday, November 11, 2016

A group of badgers which made Hutton Moor allotment their home have been removed.

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Two bins will be installed in Grove Park’s public toilets in Weston-super-Mare in a bid to prevent needle injuries.

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Friday, October 21, 2016

One of Weston-super-Mare’s cemeteries will be recorded on a digital map to make it easier to find information for each of its 18,000 graves.

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Sunday, October 2, 2016

Developers creating new homes and other buildings in Weston-super-Mare town centre will not be forced to pay any contributions to the council under new plans.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

A £75,000 grant will pay for improvements to a Weston-super-Mare skate park and secure its future for the next 15 years.

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Sunday, August 7, 2016

A grant of £52,200 will be used as part of Weston Museum’s refurbishment to ensure the site will ‘stand the test of time’.

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Keeping Weston-super-Mare safe and clean will be the focus of Weston’s Business Improvement District team (BID) if it is renewed for 2017, with less money planned for town centre events.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

A theatre in Weston-super-Mare will receive thousands of pounds in investment to place it at the heart of a cultural quarter as part of the town’s regeneration.

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Sunday, June 19, 2016

Solar panels will not be installed on Weston Town Council’s base in Grove Park, it has been decided.

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Sunday, June 12, 2016

A tourist information centre in Weston-super-Mare has opened its doors at the Tropicana.

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

A tourist information centre in Weston-super-Mare may open by the beginning of June.

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Friday, March 11, 2016

Weston-super-Mare’s toilets are causing as many as five complaints a day, as they continue to be subject to fires, vandalism, graffiti and be used for people’s drug-taking.

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

HUNDREDS of thousands of pounds may need to be spent on Weston-super-Mare’s play parks, with many of them in need of urgent repair or replacement.

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Saturday, December 12, 2015

THE cost of refurbishing the water park on Weston-super-Mare’s seafront may be £19,000.

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Saturday, November 28, 2015

WESTON Town Council has asked to play a role in planning for the Tropicana’s future.

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Saturday, September 19, 2015

THE Winter Gardens in Weston-super-Mare will not be listed as a community asset after councillors voted against the proposal.

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

THE lights outside a historic ruined church will be paid for by a town council – as long as North Somerset Council pays for new fittings.

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Saturday, August 15, 2015

A GRADE-II listed church is likely to remain lit at night for the foreseeable future after a town council agreed to pay the electricity bills.

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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

CHARGES for Weston’s public toilets – which have suffered vandalism, damage and drunks using them as a bed for the night – could soon be scrapped.

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