Weston-super-Mare

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Weston-super-Mare

(wĕst`ən-so͞o`pər-mâr), city (1991 pop. 60,821), North Somerset, SW England, on the Bristol Channel. It is a seaside resort with attractions that include Worlebury Hill, with its Iron Age hill fort and beautiful view of the opposite coast of Wales; a long esplanade; and Brean Down, a bird sanctuary. The historic Grand Pier (opened 1904) was destroyed by fire in 2008. There are light industries with products that include shoes, aluminum window frames, and scientific instruments.

Weston-super-Mare

a town and resort in SW England, in North Somerset unitary authority, Somerset, on the Bristol Channel. Pop.: 78 044 (2001)
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NEW ROLE: Mark Clifford will switch to left-back when Boro face Weston Super Mare
FA Cup second round draw: Northampton v Weston Super Mare, Rochdale v Thurrock or Luton, Colchester v Aldershot, Macclesfield v Cambridge, Peterborough v Grimsby, Bristol City v York City or Barnsley, Oldham v Blackpool, Burton Albion v Hartlepool, Gravesend v Notts Co or Shildon, Telford v Brentford, Woking v Kidderminster, Hornchurch v Tranmere, Bournemouth v Accrington, Cheltenham v Leyton Orient, Yeovil v Barnetor Stalybridge, Port Vale or Ford Utd v Scarborough, Wycombe v Mansfield, Southend or Canvey Island v Lincoln City, Scunthorpe v Sheff Wed or Salisbury, Swanseav Stevenage.
Mark James Shillibier, of Weston Super Mare, was brought to Bridgend Magistrates' Court under heavy police guard for a brief remand hearing but refused to leave his cell.