Mercury Article: Time to show our highstreet and local businesses some love

This week sees an important milestone for Weston High Street and community shopping areas; the shops are re-opening at last. So I popped in to see a couple, and find out what they’re doing to keep their staff and customers safe. Some of them have been part-way open for a…

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John welcomes extra Government cash to support Weston’s fight against Covid-19

Weston’s MP John Penrose has welcomed a commitment of more than £11million to North Somerset to help the council, businesses and community fight the Coronavirus pandemic – significantly more than most other places in the country.  The extra money will be given to help North Somerset Council deal with the…

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Weston MP’s Cross-Party Letter on changes to North Somerset’s new Local Plan

Weston’s MP John Penrose has sent a cross-party letter to North Somerset Council, co-signed by Liberal Democrat Councillor for Blagdon & Churchill Patrick Keating, outlining how the Council’s new Spatial Plan must change to create the best future for local residents, and correct problems with the original version. The letter calls for…

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