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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Saturday, May 12, 2018

A Portishead councillor has been chosen to represent North Somerset as its chairman for the year ahead.

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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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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, 08:00

Tens of thousands of pounds have been handed to North Somerset Council to give Weston-super-Mare’s art and culture scene a ‘bright and exciting future’.

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Fri, 07:00

Waste collection changes in and around Weston will impact more than 80,000 but could be a ‘huge success story’, the council hopes.

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Wed, 13:00

Toilets in Weston-super-Mare’s Town Hall will be repaired, but there is no fixed date for them to reopen.

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Wed, 12:00

Plans to change rubbish collection routes, which will affect more than 80,000 households across North Somerset, will come into force next month.

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Mon, 07:00

Plans for an ‘emergency’ park and ride system for Weston-super-Mare are being developed in the wake of chaotic bank holiday traffic, but a permanent service ‘is not justifiable’.

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Sunday, May 20, 2018

An ‘inspirational’ councillor who has served Congresbury for more than a decade will not stand in next year’s election.

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Saturday, May 19, 2018

A councillor who has been a ‘champion for young, old and disadvantaged’ and served his ward for more than a decade will not stand in next year’s election.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

A council tax support service run by North Somerset Council has been nominated for an award.

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

A team of students has been assembled to develop guidelines for streets and shopfronts in Weston town centre.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

‘Lessons will be learned’ from the over-budget redevelopment of Weston’s Italian Gardens after North Somerset Council admitted it could have done more to save taxpayers’ money.

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News

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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