Friday, May 26, 2017

Could the way you talk be to blame for your lacklustre love life? The West Country accent has officially been voted as the least-sexy accent in the UK.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Love Saves The Day will kick of the summer festival season tomorrow (Saturday) when it takes over Eastville Park in Bristol.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Crime came out as one of the top issues for voters in Weston-super-Mare in a Mercury survey, so we asked the town’s parliamentary candidates for their views on the topic ahead of the General Election on June 8. Here’s what they had to say to try to win your vote…

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Avon and Somerset Constabulary says there is ‘no known’ threat to the South West but it has increased the number of officers on the streets following the ‘heinous’ attack in Manchester on Monday.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Helicopter Museum turned back the clock at the weekend for an evening of 1940s fun.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The news that staff at Weston General Hospital have to pay up to £200 per year to park at the site prompted a stir on the Mercury’s Facebook page this week.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

A drug dealer who was jailed after 1.2kg of cocaine was found stashed in a package disguised as a child’s birthday present has been ordered to pay a half-a-million-pound confiscation order.

Monday, May 22, 2017

The Mercury asked its readers what issues they care the most about, and what will affect how they vote in the General Election on June 8. Healthcare was at the top of the list for many, here’s what Weston-super-Mare’s parliamentary candidates have to say on the issue…

Monday, May 22, 2017

Applications have begun to flood in for Go Kids Go! – a youth project which has £9,000 up for grabs for youth groups in and around Weston-super-Mare.

Friday, May 19, 2017

The Home Office’s immigration department carried out a raid in Weston-super-Mare on Sunday, where an Albanian man was arrested.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Weston-super-Mare’s newest leisure complex, Dolphin Square,is taking shape and it is expected to open in August so the Mercury has compiled a handy list of what is due to open inside it...

Thursday, May 18, 2017

A petition calling for traffic-calming measures to be installed where a teenage boy was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash has been handed to North Somerset Council.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Staff at Weston General Hospital are having to pay £200 a year just to park at work, but still struggle to get a space.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

There is less than a week left for people to register to vote in the general election on June 8. Here is everything you need to know about registering to vote ahead of election day…

Monday, May 15, 2017

A Conservative parliamentary candidate in Somerset has apologised for swearing at a schoolgirl.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Police have issued a new photo of a man they want to speak to following an assault in Weston-super-Mare, in which a man was knocked unconscious.

Monday, May 15, 2017

A £2.15million fitness development is underway at Hutton Moor Leisure Centre in Weston-super-Mare and the Mercury can now reveal more details of the first phase, which is due to be complete in September.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

People in Wrington have been busy enjoying a whole host of events to celebrate the best of what the village has to offer.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Hutton Moor Leisure Centre celebrated its 30th birthday at the weekend with an action-packed open day.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

A 70-year-old Worle woman died after being beaten with a hammer and stabbed in the neck by her husband of 50 years because he could not cope when her illness meant she stopped helping with the housework.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

A Weston-super-Mare businessman has hit out at the new parking enforcement scheme in the centre of town, saying it is killing both tourism and business.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

North Somerset Council has been revealed as one of the worst authorities for permitting new housing developments in areas at a high risk of flooding.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Small food businesses will be given free advice on food safety, fire awareness and licensing at a drop-in session in Weston-super-Mare tomorrow (Wednesday).

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The grounds of The Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare were transformed into a warzone at the weekend, as part of a Sealed Knot event.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

People needing joint replacements, biopsies and even heart surgery have had their procedures cancelled by Weston General Hospital this year, as the number of cancelled operations has risen dramatically.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Hutton Moor Leisure Centre in Weston-super-Mare has seen hundreds of people learn to swim in its pools, helped many more to keep fit and has been the setting for multiple birthday bashes, sporting events and more – the Mercury has taken a look back at when it first opened to see what has changed...

Saturday, May 6, 2017

A Weston-super-Mare school which specialises in educating young people with severe learning difficulties has been praised by education watchdog Ofsted and has retained its ‘good’ rating.

Friday, May 5, 2017

From enormous burgers to extravagant cheese boards, Somerset has dozens of pubs offering tasty meals for punters wanting to explore its towns and villages – but here are nine of the best places to get a spot of pub grub in Somerset…

Thursday, May 4, 2017

People have been flying from Bristol Airport for 60 years and has gone from serving 33,000 people in its first year of operation to seeing close to that many passengers pass through its terminals every day – take a look at the airport’s journey through the decades with our photo collection…

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Worle High Street has been re-opened by police, after a closure was put in place due to a three-car collision.

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