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Mercury readers have been taking some impressive shots of the action at Weston Beach Race this year.

Yesterday, 12:00

Hundreds of bikes have been tearing across Weston-super-Mare seafront during the annual beach race this weekend.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Apple bobbing and baking were some of the activities on offer at a primary school’s annual harvest festival.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

An explorer is preparing to paddleboard 1,000 miles down a crocodile-infested river to shoot a documentary.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Dozens of homes are without power in Burnham-on-Sea today (Saturday).

Saturday, October 14, 2017

A funding scheme aimed at improving health across Sedgemoor has been launched.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

A Winscombe firefighter has been training with crews in the United States after receiving a prestigious bursary.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

One of the many popular LEGO universes is making its big screen debut this week at 
the Odeon.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Campaigners calling for safety improvements to be made to a Somerset road have held a pub walk to highlight the dangers.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

A therapy dog has become the latest addition to staff at a Highbridge school.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Staff at a West Wick-based mortgage broker have raised more than £1,300 by climbing three Somerset peaks in one day.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

A Highbridge school has revealed its new student uniform.

Friday, October 6, 2017

The number of children’s centres in Somerset could be cut after the county council revealed plans to change family support services.

Friday, October 6, 2017

An Indian restaurant’s fundraising evening has raised around £1,000 for a village nursery.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

A harmful algae which formed on a lake in Highbridge has been removed.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Plans for a new school with space for more than 400 pupils have been revealed.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

A potential parking permit scheme for residents has received a mixed response among Mercury readers this week.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Crews from Weston-super-Mare were called to put out a shed fire last night (Thursday).

Friday, September 29, 2017

A Worle-based multi-academy trust (MAT) has been selected to help improve an inadequate school.

Friday, September 29, 2017

A fire crew from Burnham-on-Sea was called to put out a house fire yesterday (Thursday).

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

A formerly inadequate GP surgery has made ‘huge progress’ since being placed in special measures last year.

Monday, September 25, 2017

A Wedmore sustainability group is aiming to raise thousands of pounds to install solar power equipment on the village hall roof.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Students at a Highbridge school have enjoyed a trip to see some of the most historic sights in Rome.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

More than £1,000 has been raised at this year’s Draycott Strawberry Fayre.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

More than 3,000 people have signed a petition opposing possible funding cuts for libraries.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault in Weston-super-Mare this morning (Wednesday).

Sunday, September 17, 2017

More than 80 per cent of people in two Somerset villages have supported a campaign to make a ‘dangerous’ road safer.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Fire crews were called to tackle a garage fire in Banwell last night (Saturday).

Sunday, September 17, 2017

A Weston-super-Mare crew was called to put out a van fire yesterday (Saturday) evening.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Armed police officers will patrol the streets of Avon and Somerset this week following the increase in international terrorism threat level

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