The number of people with diabetes in North Somerset has hit five figures, a leading charity has revealed as part of Diabetes Week.
Hundreds of new mothers are in danger of ‘serious illness’ and stillbirth by smoking right up until they give birth, new hospital records have revealed.
A 14-year-old Weston schoolboy was killed after he walked in front of a train at an unmanned crossing, an inquest heard this week.
The owners of a care home have hit out over a ‘brutal’ report they received from national inspectors this week, which said it was understaffed and did ‘not fully protect’ people’s rights.
More than one in 10 vulnerable elderly people in Weston is being put through ‘trauma’ after being forced to uproot their lives due to sudden care home closures.
Parents have launched a petition to reverse ‘undermining’ council cuts which will leave crossing patrol staff at their children’s primary school, and others across the district, out of a job.
A Somerset school is facing a second wave of teacher redundancies after receiving ‘no help’ from the Government over rising costs.
More than 30 suspected Weston criminals are on the run after skipping bail on charges including assault, stalking and theft.
Parts of Weston have seen house prices balloon to become some of the most ‘out of reach’ in the whole of England, a Mercury analysis has found.
Inspectors were impressed by the ‘positive, caring and respectful’ work done at a Weston care home which looks after people recovering from alcohol abuse.
People living with Parkinson’s in Somerset could be left ‘without help they desperately need’ if planned reductions to NHS support go ahead, according to a leading charity.
The number of people in North Somerset is set to jump by nearly a quarter in just 20 years, if new Government projections are to be believed.
A long sought-after extension to the Strawberry Line could be a step closer, according to one of the men behind it, after a dispute with Somerset County Council came to an end.
People have been warned about the potentially ‘devastating’ consequences of the rise in shining laser pens at aircraft in North Somerset.
A kitchen fire in Weston-super-Mare needed two crews to extinguish it this morning (Tuesday).
A man suffered serious head injuries in an alleged assault in Weston-super-Mare this morning (Tuesday).
A 1.5-tonne cow had to be rescued from a ditch by firefighters last night (Sunday).
The number of people in North Somerset putting themselves in danger of ‘life-threatening health problems’ by becoming obese has doubled in four years, new figures have shown.
A Weston nurse has been commended with one of the highest accolades in her profession after being inducted as a Queen’s nurse this week.
Inspectors reserved special praise for a Weston care home after it was found to treat residents with ‘dignity and respect’ and people are ‘supported to maintain a healthy lifestyle’.
A hearing centre with bases across the world has opened its doors in Weston – by popular demand.
Hundreds of jobs are set to move out of Weston after a supermarket announced it would be relocating one of its regional distribution centres away from the town.
Women in North Somerset have got into work at such a rate the district is now home to one of the lowest rates of female unemployment in Great Britain, it has been revealed.
Weston Football Club have unveiled their new logo after securing their league safety for next season.
Shoplifting offences have ballooned to more than one a day in Weston town centre – and shopkeepers have hit out at the ‘appalling’ lack of help to catch the culprits.
Questions have been raised over an MP’s swimming pool and its effect on the North Somerset landscape, after it was claimed it would ‘not be clearly visible’ before it was built.
Football and golf might not have always made the most natural bedfellows, but with a new craze arriving in Weston this week, that could be about to change.
A Sandford businesswoman who turned to a North Somerset agency to get her business off the ground is celebrating after filling up her business calendar for the year ahead.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 42-year-old man was left with head and hand injuries in Weston-super-Mare town centre last night (Tuesday).
Someone who describes skydiving among their ‘worst fears’ might not be the first to take up the chance of jumping out of a plane.
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