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Weston super Glow

by mikebell on 13 October, 2018

Weston-super-Mare’s first ever beach night glow is set to go ahead next month after North Somerset Council teamed up with world-renowned Exclusive Ballooning. On Saturday 17 November up to 30 balloons will line-up on the beach to illuminate the night skies with their show choreographed to music. As well as the night glow, Exclusive Ballooning, […]

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Sample the delights of local producers

by mikebell on 8 October, 2018

The popular ‘Made in North Somerset’ event returns at a new venue next Sunday (14 October). The seventh ‘Made in North Somerset’ annual market will take place in the beautiful grounds of Court House Farm at the end of Portishead High Street from 10am-4pm. The event acts as a showcase for some of the very […]

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Weston to host evening street food event

by mikebell on 16 August, 2018

An evening of street food, music and family entertainment is promised as a new event comes to Weston-super-Mare this summer. Weston Street Food Market will take place at the Italian Gardens in the town centre on Friday 24 August from 4pm-9pm. The event has been arranged by the organisers of the eat:Weston festival in partnership […]

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On Saturday 16 June from 10am to 5.30pm the Beach Lawns, Weston-super-Mare will once again host the National Refuse Championships (NRC), an annual competition for the men and women who collect our waste and recycling, to raise money for The Alzheimer’s Society. Drivers and loaders from all across the UK will race against the clock, […]

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North Somerset Council is being urged to urgently evaluate options for a park and ride scheme for Weston-super-Mare following another bumper Bank Holiday weekend of visitors – and traffic queues. North Somerset Councillor Mike Bell (Liberal Democrat, Weston-super-Mare Central Ward) says that the traffic jams over the Bank Holiday weekend showed “yet again that a fresh approach […]

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Blakehay Theatre open morning

by mikebell on 1 September, 2017

The Blakehay Theatre in Wadham Street is hosting an open morning on Saturday 9th September at the Blakehay Theatre from 10am – 12pm.   The morning is to celebrate the re-launch of the theatre after undergoing refurbishment. The theatre now boasts new first floor studios and Studio Theatre, new theatre bar stage and complete re-branding. […]

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New Visitor Information Centre opens

by robpayne on 30 June, 2016

Weston Town Council has now opened its new Visitor Information Centre in the former shop unit at the front of the Tropicana building. Not for the first time, the Town Council has had to step in where North Somerset Council (NSC) has withdrawn from a discretionary service.  For many years, NSC operated a very popular […]

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