A tourist has had to be rescued from Birnbeck Island.


A celebration of some of the best dance music from past and present is to be held at Weston’s Tropicana next month, and the Mercury has tickets to give away to readers.


A model and comedian have been announced as the stars of this year’s pantomime at Weston-super-Mare’s The Playhouse theatre.

Yesterday, 18:00

Secret World Wildlife Rescue has come to the aid of a poorly swan which was found collapsed by a road.

Yesterday, 16:00

A campaign to cut the number of false alarms to Avon Fire and Rescue has been launched.

Thu, 21:00

A ballet to mark 100 years since the birth of composer Leonard Bernstein will be screened at Weston’s Odeon next week.

Thu, 17:00

Citizens Advice North Somerset has helped dozens of people at the Weston Jobs Fair.

Thu, 17:00

Clevedon’s seafront will be awash with kayaks, sailing boats and paddleboards at the weekend.

Thu, 13:00

An East Huntspill animal charity has launched two educational programmes for children.

Thu, 10:13

A ‘day of action’ which saw dozens of people arrested, included five from Weston.

Mon, 08:48

The King Alfred School will not open today (Monday).

Sunday, March 18, 2018

A Weston housing development has been named as one of the best places in the country for first-time buyers to get on to the property ladder.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

A puppet-based story based on much-loved children’s book and cartoon will be performed in North Somerset next month.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Affordable homes should be built in Wedmore before plans for a development for people aged over 55 are given the green light, according to a councillor.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Dozens of rare birds have been cared for by an East Huntspill animal charity during the cold snap.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Weston-super-Mare could be hit by more snow at the weekend.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

A crop of television stars will be at Weston’s The Playhouse theatre next month starring in an hilarious show about women’s ageing process.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Fire crews have had to rescue a horse stuck in a gate this afternoon (Thursday).

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

A National Theatre Live performance of a Shakespeare classic is to be broadcast at the Odeon.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Weston’s Helicopter Museum has teamed up with a limbless war veteran charity for one of its biggest events.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

A breakfast event will be held next week to encourage landlords to use empty homes to house vulnerable people.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

A teenage tale of powerful love will be performed in Clevedon next month, and the Mercury has a pair of tickets to see it up for grabs.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

A founding member of Weston-super-Mare’s Wine Circle has died aged 80.

Monday, March 12, 2018

A Spanish rock quartet will perform in Bristol to celebrate the release of their second album.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Campaigners have had a claim to get part of a footpath between Axbridge and Cross recognised as a public right of way rejected by Somerset County Council.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Officers have arrested around 50 people who are wanted by police or have failed to attend court.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

A South West-based orchestra will perform a spring concert next week.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

A seagull found in a sticky situation has been nursed back to health by Secret World Wildlife Rescue.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

An extensive search for a missing 40-year-old man has entered its second week.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

A Weston-super-Mare care home has helped raise £50,000 for a cancer research charity.

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