Yesterday, 15:47

Who said Somerset is nothing but sleepy countryside? There are plenty of adrenaline-pumping activities for thrill-seekers to enjoy across the area, here are just 10 ideas...

Tue, 16:17

A man from Weston-super-Mare has been missing for two years, and his family and friends remain ‘desperate’ to find out if he is OK.

Tue, 09:23

British Transport Police believe an 18-year-old man wanted in connection with knifepoint robberies could be in Weston-super-Mare.

Mon, 15:00

Just 10 of Weston’s streets account for almost a fifth of crime in the town, with new statistics revealing 720 offences were recorded in Weston in the first month of this year.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Secret World Wildlife Rescue hosted an open weekend to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Rows and rows of vintage vehicles lined Weston’s Beach Lawns at the weekend, as the town’s Pageant of Transport returned.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious assault in Weston-super-Mare, which saw the suspect kick the door of a car before breaking the jaw of its passenger when he got out.

Friday, April 21, 2017

A project which aims to get Weston-super-Mare’s children active and involved with community groups has launched with £9,000 to give away to kids’ clubs in the town.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The latest job statistics put unemployment at an all-time low in North Somerset, as big projects such as Dolphin Square and Hinkley Point C are hailed for their impact on the district.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Consultants at Weston General Hospital say they are ‘strongly opposed’ to any changes to its A&E department.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Police are warning moped owners to secure their vehicles after a spate of thefts in Weston-super-Mare.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The British Transport Police are calling for witnesses to come forward after a 19-year-old woman was sexually assaulted on a train between Weston-super-Mare and Burnham-on-Sea.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Burnham-on-Sea’s RNLI team was called to help get a 14-metre landing craft, which began to take on water in the Bristol Channel, out of trouble during the Easter weekend.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Multiple members of the public called Avon Fire and Rescue Service last night (Monday) to a BMW on fire in a North Somerset village.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service was called to rescue a sheep stuck in a bramble hedge in a water-filled ditch this morning (Monday).

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Easter weekend is already causing heavy traffic in Weston-super-Mare this afternoon (Thursday), including on the motorway.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

A cyclist had to call the police after a collision with a car in Weston-super-Mare this morning (Wednesday) in which the car’s driver failed to stop.

Monday, April 10, 2017

An organisation which runs community healthcare services across North Somerset has been rated as good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) but it still needs to improve how safe it is.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Whether it is a cold crisp pint of cider to a mouth-watering slice of Cheddar cheese, dozens of products which have become staples in the diets of many originated from Somerset. But, where is the best place to sample food from local producers? Here are 10 ideas for you...

Thursday, April 6, 2017

People from Weston-super-Mare with a love of food are being asked to sign up for the chance of winning a £10,000 on My Kitchen Rules.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

An eight-week period for the public to share their views on four big changes at Weston General Hospital ends at midnight tonight (Thursday) and people are being urged to make their opinions heard.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

The Red Shoes is a beloved fairytale and an Academy Award-winning movie – but world-renowned choreographer Matthew Bourne has just bought his stunning version of the show to Bristol.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Cars parked on double-yellow lines, halfway across roads or covering entire pavements appear to be commonplace in Weston, after the Mercury asked its readers to nominate the town’s worst roads for poor parking.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The chief executive of Weston Area Health NHS Trust (WAHT) has spoken candidly to the Mercury about ‘crucial’ changes taking place at Weston General Hospital.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Contractors working at Dolphin Square had a nasty surprise this week when they discovered human remains.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly man was seriously assaulted in Weston-super-Mare.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Weston-super-Mare’s newest restaurant – Brunello Lounge – will open today, and Mercury readers are being treated to a first look inside the cosy retreat.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

There are long delays on the motorway this morning (Tuesday) after an earlier accident between Weston-super-Mare and Clevedon.

Monday, March 27, 2017

There are big things set to change at Weston General Hospital, so the Mercury caught up with NHS bosses to get your questions on the hospital’s future answered...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Weston-super-Mare is full of tourist attractions ready to entertain come rain or shine – but what do people say about them in reviews? Can you match the correct tourist attraction to its TripAdvisor comments?

Most Read News

Read Online

Image
Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 5°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

Somerset's trusted business finder