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Election 2015



Friday, May 8, 2015

With the 2015 elections set to be the closest fought in decades, the Times is committed to bringing you the very latest up-to-the minute coverage.

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General Election - North Somerset


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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

North Somerset MP Liam Fox has come second in a poll of Conservative voters about who they would like to be the party’s next leader.

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Liam Fox

Candidates

I’m Greg Chambers, born in Yeovil, grew up in Somerton, South Somerset

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David Derbyshire is aged 45, married, with two children attending Backwell School

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I have held over 400 surgeries (every two weeks) and seen over 8000 individual constituents.

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From a farming family in Yorkshire, Ian came to the South West in 1978

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Marcus, aged 46, has his own small business and has lived and worked in Somerset for over 21 years

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Yesterday, 07:00

A multi-million-pound revamp of Weston-super-Mare’s road network has been the green light, as the town prepares for ‘employment and residential growth’.

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Fancy overseeing the regeneration of Weston-super-Mare, 350 employees and a budget of £35million? How does £73,000 a year sound?

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

A transformation of Weston-super-Mare’s road network which will see Alexandra Parade become a bus interchange could begin in the autumn.

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Good Samaritans and councillors have accused North Somerset Council of ‘not doing enough’ for the homeless, but council managers say their teams ‘work their socks off’ to prevent people sleeping rough.

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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Weston-super-Mare’s Tropicana was injected with a new lease of life by Banksy two and a half years ago, with the world-famous Dismaland exhibition not only generating millions and thrusting the town into the spotlight, but also signalling a revival for the former lido after years of uncertainty.

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

School and road schemes in North Somerset will be overseen by a new head of major projects.

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

North Somerset Council is hiring a head of major projects to deliver its regeneration plans.

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Homelessness in Weston-super-Mare is on the rise in the coldest part of the year – and good Samaritans who have been providing food and blankets to rough sleepers have criticised authorities for not doing enough.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

North Somerset Council’s leader says there is no choice but to slash budgets now, even though it may mean those services will end up costing even more in the future.

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Monday, December 11, 2017

North Somerset Council has drawn up how it will improve its children’s services following an Ofsted inspection.

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Friday, December 16, 2016

Weston-super-Mare MP John Penrose has called on the Government to consider the town’s concerns over a planned 35,000sqm extension to Bristol’s Cribbs Causeway shopping complex.

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Monday, January 25, 2016

Around 30 miles of pylons dubbed a ‘scar on the landscape’ will soon be built through picturesque Somerset countryside, despite years of public protest.

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

A NURSERY in Weston-super-Mare has had a visit from one of Disney’s most popular characters.

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Thursday, October 8, 2015

A WESTON-SUPER-MARE attraction known for its thrilling rides has also been recognised for the quality food and drink it provides to visitors.

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Weston-super-Mare

Candidates

Clive is bidding to become the English Democrats first MP in Westminster.

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Dr Richard Lawson retired after almost 30 years as a GP in Congresbury. He joined the Green Party in the late-1970s

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John is the fourth generation of his family to have grown up in Weston. He works for the British Retail Consortium.

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John became Weston-super-Mare MP in 2005.The son of two teachers, he had a state-funded education before a successful business career

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Tim has lived in Weston since 2001 and has been married for 15 years to Jess.

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Ernie left school with no qualifications and started work during the three-day week in the 1970s, before ending up on an assembly line.

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