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New planning application: 17 High Street, Weston

by mikebell on 28 March, 2017

Just to let residents know about recent planning application in High Street. Please just let us know if you have any queries. Removal and replacement of the east and west facing facades 17/P/0722/F 17 High Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1HA Removal and replacement of the east and west facing facades, including the shop frontage at ground […]

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New planning application: 21 Clarendon Road

by mikebell on 28 March, 2017

Just to let residents know about recent planning application Clarendon Road. Please just let us know if you have any queries. Raise height of stone garden wall 17/P/0678/F 21 Clarendon Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 3EE Raise height of stone garden wall from 1.09 mtr. to 2 mtr.

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Just to let residents know about recent planning application Ellenborough Park North. Please just let us know if you have any queries. Conversion and change of use of existing guesthouse 17/P/0671/F 1A & 3 Ellenborough Park North, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1XH Conversion and change of use of existing guesthouse (C1 use) to form additional residential care […]

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Tesco to end free parking unless you spend

by mikebell on 13 September, 2016

Shoppers at the Tesco store in Weston town centre will have to spend at least £5 in store if they want to park a car for more than 30 minutes. Tesco bosses are going to introduce new parking measures for the store which will see people fined £70 if they stay for longer than two hours. If […]

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Old library redevelopment

by mikebell on 29 March, 2016

A planning application has been submitted to convert the former library building in Boulevard into 23 residential units. You can read the details here. Cllr Mike Bell said: “We’ve campaigned to save the building for community use, but unfortunately the council decided to sell it off to a private developer. “If you have any views […]

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People in the West of England are being urged to take the opportunity to shape the area’s housing and transport provision for the next 20 years by participating in a major consultation. The West of England needs to plan for more homes if it is to meet the area’s growing need for housing and continue […]

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SeaQuarium expansion proposals

by mikebell on 17 July, 2015

The proposals for the expansion of the SeaQuarium on the seafront were reported in last week’s Mercury. In a nutshell, they include the construction of a new two-storey 59m wide building on the beach – for context, that is about half the width of the Tropicana facing the promenade. They also include proposals to construct a […]

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Lapdancing clubs get new licences

by mikebell on 8 December, 2011

Licences have been granted to two lapdancing clubs in the centre of Weston, despite concerns being raised over their locations. Both Shadow Lounge in Regent Street and T’s in Oxford Street went before a licensing committee at North Somerset Council last week. Objections had been raised against granting permission to T’s on the grounds that […]

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Pub demolition would be ‘worst of all worlds’

by mikebell on 9 November, 2011

DEMOLISHING a historic Weston pub would represent ‘the worst of all worlds’ it has been claimed. Plans to knock down the empty Ashcombe Public House have been submitted by a Bleadon-based firm, which has remained tight-lipped on future ideas for the site. But both the area’s ward councillor and nearby residents say the demolition could […]

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Pylon route announced

by mikebell on 18 October, 2011

THE route a huge power line will take through the countryside of Somerset and North Somerset has been announced. National Grid plans to install the 400,000 volt line to carry energy from a planned new nuclear power station at Bridgwater to a substation near Avonmouth. The route the cables, along with 150ft high pylons, will […]

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