Saturday, May 27, 2017

A man and woman were rescued near Weston-super-Mare’s Tropicana yesterday evening (Friday).

Saturday, May 27, 2017

A Weston-super-Mare officer was among the award winners recognised by Avon and Somerset Constabulary for going above and beyond in their line of work.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Wells is expected to be a hotly-contested seat in June’s General Election and the candidates will answer questions from the public in a hustings this weekend.

Friday, May 26, 2017

As summer fast approaches it is time to get out and explore all that Weston-super-Mare has to offer.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The world’s most iconic locomotive passed through North Somerset on Tuesday.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Somerset is well-known for a number of things, including its cider orchards and strawberries, and as the weather get warmer and with summer just around the corner, strawberry season is in full flow.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Tensions over Weston-super-Mare’s new parking clampdown rose further this week, with traders hitting out at ‘aggressive’ ticketing and warnings issued over abuse levelled at enforcement staff.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Two groups in North Somerset have teamed up to tackle the rising number of cries for help from people with mental health problems.

Friday, May 19, 2017

The sun is out and it is starting to get warmer so take advantage of the events taking place in and around Weston-super-Mare this weekend.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Cheddar is home to the UK’s very own Grand Canyon, with the biggest gorge in the country but there is more to this Somerset village than meets the eye. This is seven reasons why you should make Cheddar you next short getaway destination.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

A man has suffered a head injury after crashing his car near Weston-super-Mare Railway Station this afternoon (Thursday).

Monday, May 15, 2017

Staff at a specialist school which had almost hit its £64,000 target for a new sports hall say they are ‘not disheartened’ despite now needing to raise at least £100,000.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

An education group and a wildlife trust have teamed up to get more people involved in the protection and preservation of vulnerable wildlife in Somerset.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Eleven-year-olds have been sitting their SATs this week across North Somerset – but could you pass the exams which a teachers’ union has called ‘highly damaging’ to children’s education?

Saturday, May 13, 2017

A new appeal has been launched for people to take on the ‘amazing’ challenge of becoming a foster carer and look after vulnerable children.

Friday, May 12, 2017

The first General Election hustings took place in Weston-super-Mare on Wednesday and members of the public put their questions about education to the candidates – and you can watch our videos to see what they had to say.

Friday, May 12, 2017

You could pick up a bargain at a market in Uphill or enjoy a nice cup of tea and support a children’s charity. Here are five things to do in Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding area this weekend.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Planning permission to build 24 lodges at a popular Somerset resort has been granted by a council committee, despite a number of objections from the public.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

A man was rushed to hospital after a car crashed into a house in a Somerset village late last night (Wednesday).

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Somerset is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful parts of England –

don’t miss out on any of its highlights...

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Fire services were called to rescue a cow stuck in a water-filled ditch in a Somerset village yesterday (Wednesday).

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The first General Election hustings is taking place in Weston-super-Mare this evening (Wednesday) – and the Mercury will be following the debate as it unfolds. You can keep up with it all here on our live blog.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

There was no way we were going to be late… to see the new musical Wonderland which took reporter Eleanor Young and the audience at the Bristol Hippdrome on a magical adventure down the rabbit hole last night (Monday).

Monday, May 8, 2017

Lack of funding has led to two North Somerset preschools being forced to close their doors in the summer, leaving more than 60 families to search for new childcare.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

A charity which aims to prevent ‘vulnerable’ older people from being admitted into hospital has appealed for volunteers in North Somerset to come forward.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Police were called to an altercation on Weston-super-Mare High Street this afternoon (Friday) where two men had a disagreement.

Friday, May 5, 2017

The Ukulele Funhouse Orchestra will be raising money for the RNLI and organist John Mann will perform at the Odeon. Check out our interactive map of the top five events taking place in Weston-super-Mare this weekend.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Towns and villages across North Somerset have come to life this week in a flurry of paint, pencil, and sculpture as the popular biennial arts week arrived.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The UK’s longest-running musical was brought to life as X Factor winner Joe McElderry took on the title role in Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Reporter Eleanor Young was taken back to her childhood with the show at the Bristol Hippodrome last night (Tuesday).

Friday, April 28, 2017

May Day bank holiday offers a whole host of exciting activities to get people out and about and exploring Weston.

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