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It is going to be busy in Weston-super-Mare this weekend as the town’s lions club hosts its annual real ale and cider festival.

Yesterday, 18:00

What better way to spend a summer’s day than to take your friends and family for a delicious cream tea. But if you are not sure where to go, fear not, as we have put together our top nine locations.

Yesterday, 13:00

A five-year scheme to support and prevent homelessness has been approved by North Somerset Council’s executive committee.

Wed, 13:00

A historic village hotel could be torn down and replaced with a new ‘iconic’ building, its owners have revealed.

Tue, 12:00

Toe-tapping tunes and hilarious antics – what more could you want from a 1950s and 1960s show? It proved to be a brilliant evening of entertainment when Dreamboats And Petticoats opened at the Bristol Hippodrome last night (Monday).

Sunday, July 23, 2017

A group of teenagers will give up their free time to raise money and awareness for a good cause.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

The police desk in Weston-super-Mare Town Hall will be inaccessible to people on a Sunday following a change to the building’s opening hours.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

A Saxon wall has been restored after four years of ‘hard work’ by a group of dedicated volunteers.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

The MetOffice has renewed its yellow weather warning for rain and thunderstorms across Weston-super-Mare, Somerset and North Somerset today (Saturday).

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Firefighters responded to reports of smoke this morning (Saturday).

Saturday, July 22, 2017

A man was arrested and questioned in Weston-super-Mare last night (Friday) following a ‘disturbance’.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Enjoy a night at the cinema or watch spectacular Viking re-enactments this weekend. Grab your friends and family and enjoy all the fantastic events Weston has to offer.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

A retiring headteacher has said there will be challenges ahead for education but feels positive about the future.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

An exciting festival filled with beer and German cuisine will come to Weston-super-Mare later this year.

Monday, July 17, 2017

More than 50 Weston-super-Mare students donned their finest suits and dresses to spend a spectacular night celebrating the end of their education.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Some people are forced to sleep rough on the streets of Weston-super-Mare with only a bag of essentials and a blanket to tide them over. Homelessness is an issue which prompts a wide range of reactions, from kindness and empathy to pity and disgust. Reporter Eleanor Young abandoned her home and belongings to put herself in a rough sleeper’s shoes for the night.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

A family believe their ‘kind, bright and beautiful daughter’ was failed by the mental health system in the weeks leading up to the teenager’s death.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Londoner Brian Wilson, aged 51, spent between five and seven years without a home – and turned to drugs after he lost his flat.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Henry Redfern, aged 39, had a different experience of homelessness in his home town of Forest of Dean, in Gloucestershire.

Monday, July 10, 2017

A team of Westonians hiked the three peaks of the UK to raise money for a charity close to their hearts.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

A 16-year-old Weston-super-Mare boy who has dedicated his life to raising thousands for charity has been presented with an illustrious Diana Award.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Reported cases of child abuse have almost doubled in the past three years, Avon and Somerset Constabulary has revealed.

Monday, July 3, 2017

Youngsters in and around Weston-super-Mare took part in a competitive raft racing event last weekend.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Year 11 pupils from Priory Community School made their way to Weston’s Rookery Manor for a ‘wonderful’ night of celebration.

Friday, June 30, 2017

A neighbourhood plan which will help a Somerset village retain its identity while providing a sustainable area for residents has been submitted to Sedgemoor District Council.

Friday, June 30, 2017

While it may look like the recent sunshine and warm weather is over for the time being, people in Weston-super-Mare are not letting it dampen their spirits. Here are five things to do in the area this weekend.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The spectacular Birmingham Royal Ballet did not put a foot wrong as Coppélia opened at the Bristol Hippodrome yesterday (Wednesday).

Monday, June 26, 2017

We had a fantastic number of readers who sent us photos of this year’s airshow. Here is the complete gallery of all of the photo submissions sent to us through iwitness24.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

A village could see 70 new homes built near a ‘dangerous’ junction after a planning application was submitted.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Watch an acrobatic act with a difference at the Grand Pier or take a short walk into Uphill with your friends and family to the village’s duck race weekend. Here are five things to do in Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding area this weekend.

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