Wednesday, March 29, 2017

North Somerset’s children could be facing bleaker futures as job cuts threaten to decimate a council department responsible for providing education services in the district.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

While Weston-super-Mare is blessed with a beautiful stretch of coastline, enjoying a seaside paddle on a hot day isn’t the only way to enjoy some watery fun in our part of the world. Take a look at our list of 10 ways to enjoy yourself in the water...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

A developer’s bid to build 50 new homes in a North Somerset village is set to be decided at a planning appeal starting today (Tuesday) – but campaigners are gearing up to fight the appeal with passionate speeches and protests.

Monday, March 27, 2017

A date has been set for a major operation which will allow a Weston six-year-old to walk unaided for the first time in her life, after her family raised £60,000 to pay for the pioneering treatment.

Monday, March 27, 2017

The standard of parking in Weston town centre is so poor it is putting pedestrians and wheelchair users in danger, as they are forced to move into the road to avoid vehicles parked ‘inconsiderately’.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Pupils from a Weston-super-Mare secondary school became news reporters for the day as part of a national BBC project.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Two of North Somerset’s most prominent businessmen have enjoyed a royal engagement at Buckingham Palace, where they were guests of honour.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Hangings and royalty aren’t usually topics people would associate with the quiet village of Wrington – but a new photography exhibition set up by villagers is aiming to shed light on the community’s fascinating past.

Friday, March 24, 2017

A Weston GP surgery is set to be taken over by another practice within the town, in a move which surgery bosses say will make for a more ‘efficient’ service.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Are you feeling down on your luck? Insecure, vulnerable or down-trodden? Well, the perfect pick-me-up exists in the form of Sheridan Smith’s performance in smash-hit musical Funny Girl, which opened at the Bristol Hippodrome this week.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Weston Hospicecare has launched a new fundraising campaign – which encourages people to support the charity by enjoying a humble cup of tea.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

A new cemetery in Yatton could be a step closer to becoming a reality after months of uncertainty, after North Somerset Council revealed it was allowing research to be carried out at a potential new site.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Weston has plenty to offer in terms of its attractions and leisure opportunities – but sometimes, you just can’t beat a spot of retail therapy. Here’s our pick of the 8 best shopping destinations in and around the town.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

A housing developer is hoping to build more than two dozen homes in a North Somerset village, on a site where it has already applied to build almost 60 houses.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Felines in need of a fabulous place to stay in North Somerset now have a new place to rest their paws, after a luxury cat hotel opened its doors.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Two ‘beautiful’ kittens who were left to freeze to death in a Worle car park have found a ‘wonderful’ loving home, after beating the odds to recover from their ordeal.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

A village youth club says it is ‘overwhelmed’ by the response it has received to its plea to raise £50,000 for repair works to its building.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Closer ties with Weston General Hospital and better knowledge of certain illnesses are just some of the changes Weston Hospicecare’s new chief executive officer wants to introduce – but his vision for the much-loved organisation does not stop there.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Police have launched an appeal after a bus driver was attacked through an open window while working in Weston-super-Mare.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Weston Hospicecare says it is ‘pleased’ after receiving a good rating from a healthcare watchdog following an inspection.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Fundraising for Weston Hospicecare’s flagship fundraiser is now underway – with staff hoping tens of thousands of pounds will be raised to support terminally-ill people.

Monday, March 6, 2017

A Weston charity which supports homeless people in the town says it is ‘blown away’ after receiving a grant worth more than £200,000 to support its work.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Villagers in a flood-hit part of North Somerset have warned plans to build 59 homes in their community are dangerous and unsustainable.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Children and community groups from across North Somerset enjoyed a tasty tradition yesterday (Tuesday) as they tucked into a range of delicious pancakes.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A village housing action group has threatened ‘war’ against a developer bidding to build 50 homes in its community, if a planning appeal set for next month goes ahead.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Almost a fifth of restaurants and eateries in North Somerset have failed to gain a top mark for their food hygiene standards.

Monday, February 27, 2017

A Weston-super-Mare radiographer has been banned from his profession after more than 700,000 images and videos of child abuse were found stashed away on his computer.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Children in Congresbury made the most of Valentine’s Day by baking tasty treats and making thoughtful cards.

Monday, February 20, 2017

People flying from Bristol Airport will be able to visit four new European destinations this summer, as Britain’s flagship airline returns to Lulsgate.

Monday, February 20, 2017

The opening of Weston’s multi-million-pound Dolphin Square leisure complex is now thought to be only a matter of months away.

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