Yesterday, 12:00

North Somerset Council is ‘pleased’ with the new waste collection service which started at the end of February – but many people have aired concerns over the scheme.

Tue, 15:00

A Weston-super-Mare man will embark on an epic charity challenge this summer, taking on one of the most gruelling challenges in sport.

Tue, 11:00

Long-term vacant business units in Weston-super-Mare town centre should be used for community projects, according to a North Somerset councillor and businessman.

Mon, 11:00

A North Somerset village could be home to 93 new houses after a developer applied to the local authority.

Friday, April 21, 2017

North Somerset Council will spend hundreds of thousands of pounds more than expected on its flagship housing project.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Students from a North Somerset primary school have been taking their history lessons to the next level of late, travelling back in time to an ancient society.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Sandford could be in line to receive 80 new homes, if a developer’s plans are materialised.

Friday, April 14, 2017

This week marks the anniversary of an infamous World War One battle which claimed nearly 300,000 lives – including more than 50 from Somerset. Reporter Sam Frost tells the story of the battle, which claimed the lives of two of his distant relatives...

Thursday, April 13, 2017

A North Somerset school will build a multi-million-pound science block after it received Government funding.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Soaring temperatures and ‘awesome’ events meant Weston town centre and the seafront were ‘rammed’ at the weekend.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

A North Somerset man who never backed a Grand National winner got his wish two hours before he died – thanks to his namesake One For Arthur.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Top schools are adding as much as £19,000 to nearby house prices in the South West, according to a Government study.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Two busy roads in central Weston-super-Mare are blocked this afternoon (Thursday), with multiple police and ambulance crews dealing with an ongoing incident.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

An application to build 50 homes in a North Somerset village has been under the microscope at a planning inquiry this week.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Weston-super-Mare’s thrill-seekers will be pleased to hear amusement park Funland @ The Tropicana will open this week after its organisers secured an extended stint at the former lido.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

The owner of a North Somerset pub which is set to be demolished has hit back at claims in the village it has ‘incentivised locals to back its plans’.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Police have launched and appeal after a man was left with multiple broken bones following an assault in Weston-super-Mare.

Monday, April 3, 2017

A woman was taken to hospital after a house annexe caught fire in Kingston Seymour this morning (Monday).

Monday, April 3, 2017

A man has died after being involved in a crash between a car and a motorbike near Weston-super-Mare at the weekend.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

A car and a motorbike have been involved in a crash near Weston-super-Mare this afternoon (Saturday).

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Police have launched an appeal to find the victim of a late-night assault in Weston-super-Mare this week.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Police have charged a 28-year-old man with burglary offences in a Somerset village.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Bosses behind the Joint Spatial Plan (JSP) which proposes to build a 5,400-home garden village and a Banwell bypass met this week to consider public views on the plan.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Students from a North Somerset school reinvented a classic story this week for a quirky performance.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Innovative Winscombe residents are hoping to tackle a ‘throw-away society’ by fixing broken household items for free.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

More people are killing themselves in central Weston-super-Mare than in other parts of the town, with deprivation which is ‘felt by all too many’ blamed for pushing people to end their life.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Changes to waste dumping policy could lead to a rise in fly-tipping in North Somerset, the National Farmers Union (NFU) has warned.

Monday, March 20, 2017

The creation of Winscombe and Sandford Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) has been suspended ‘indefinitely’.

Friday, March 17, 2017

If you are anything like me, you will agree there are few better pleasures than enjoying a glass of ice-cold cider on a warm summer’s day. Having Thatchers on our doorstep is a bit of a treat, and the cider-maker gave me an insight into how its award-winning tipple is made.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Weston-super-Mare suffered a devastating defeat in the Somerset derby last night (Tuesday) as former Seagull Shawn McCoulsky netted a late winner as Bath City stole a 2-1 win at the Woodspring Stadium.

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