Wed, 16:01

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?

Wed, 15:09

Police have re-issued an appeal for witnesses to a hit-and-run which saw a 14-year-old boy left with serious injuries.

Wed, 09:14

Strictly Come Dancing is one of the BBC’s most-successful shows but last night people in Weston-super-Mare got to Dance The Night Away with two of its professional dancers Pasha Kovalev and Anya Garnis. The Mercury’s content editor Briana Millett went along to the show...

Tue, 18:02

It is a little more than 40 years since Hutton Village Hall opened and dozens of weddings, funerals, birthday parties, barn dances and fundraisers have taken place within its walls – making it the hub of the community.

Mon, 10:07

The deadline for Community Champions of Weston-super-Mare awards is today (Monday), so don’t miss your chance to nominate someone you think is worthy of an award.

Friday, March 17, 2017

“Someone is out there who has hit a child, my child.”

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Changes are afoot at Weston General Hospital and we are giving you the chance to put your questions to one of North Somerset’s top NHS bosses, with a live Q&A...

Monday, March 13, 2017

NHS bosses will be live at the Mercury office tomorrow (Tuesday) to answer your questions on four big changes which could take place at Weston General Hospital – including the possibility of its A&E department being scaled back at night.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Weston General Hospital could be set for four major changes and this week the Mercury is exploring how the number of beds the hospital has for its most seriously ill patients could change...

Thursday, March 9, 2017

You are more likely to stick at a healthy lifestyle if those around you do it with you – so the Mercury has teamed up with Hutton Moor Leisure Centre to offer a prize to help you kick-start your new healthy lifestyle.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

More than 40 campaigners from Weston travelled to London at the weekend to join in with a national demonstration in support of the NHS.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Police are investigating after a car failed to stop after a collision with a teenage cyclist in Weston-super-Mare last night (Tuesday).

Monday, March 6, 2017

Weston General Hospital could be set for major changes to its accident and emergency (A&E) department, operating theatres and high-dependency care. This week the Mercury caught up with North Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG’s) chief clinical officer Dr Mary Backhouse and the hospital’s medical director Dr Nick Lyons to find out more about the idea to reduce emergency surgery…

Monday, March 6, 2017

There is fresh hope for a residents’ parking scheme in Weston-super-Mare town centre – but for now parking charges will rise despite central Government plans which will encourage councils to scrap them.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Children have narrowly escaped injury outside a Weston primary school according to parents who are campaigning for a zebra crossing to be installed.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

North Somerset Council has vowed to write to central Government surrounding its concerns about healthcare cuts in the district.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

People are being told to take extra care in coastal areas today (Tuesday) as a flood warning is issued.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Weston General Hospital has faced increasing demand in recent years, but now changes are being planned in the hope it will remain a fully-functioning part of the NHS for decades to come by introducing more pre-planned surgery at the hospital...

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Council tax bills in North Somerset will rise significantly next year as the authority tries to battle ‘savage’ Government cuts – but the 4.75 per cent rise has been described as nothing more than ‘sticking a plaster on a gaping wound’.

Friday, February 17, 2017

The family of Worle man Deakon Wilkins have paid tribute to their ‘kind and caring’ son ahead of his funeral on Tuesday.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Weston General Hospital has announced major changes could be in store for its A&E department – but what do the proposals mean for the town? The Mercury caught up with the hospital’s medical director, Dr Nick Lyons, and North Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group’s urgent care lead, Dr Kevin Haggerty, to find out more…

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Organisations designed to protect society’s most vulnerable have defended themselves this week in the wake of a damning investigation which claimed they were aware of the exploitation of teenage girls in Weston but did not step in.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Highways England is working to clear a spillage on the M5 northbound in Somerset following an accident earlier today (Thursday) – with one lane requiring extensive resurfacing work.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Police have closed two lanes of the M5 northbound between Bridgwater and Burnham-on-Sea this afternoon (Thursday) after an accident where they had to cut a lorry driver out of their vehicle.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Two fire crews from Avon Fire and Rescue Service were called to Weston Railway Station last night (Tuesday) after someone set fire to its toilets.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Firefighters were called upon in North Somerset yesterday (Sunday) when a child was locked in a car.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Police have formally identified the body found in the Floating Harbour in Bristol on Sunday as 24-year-old missing man Deakon Wilkins from Weston-super-Mare.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Weston-super-Mare has lots of great restaurants on offer and there is no reason to miss out just because you are on a budget – here are six of the best dining deals in the town…

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Weston General Hospital’s A&E department faces being scaled back as part of a plan which its bosses hope will secure the hospital’s future ‘for decades to come’.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Two Door Cinema Club wowed the crowd at Bristol’s O2 Academy last night (Tuesday) with tune after tune after tune.

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