Housing plans which would ‘burden’ a North Somerset village have been criticised by parish councillors.
One of the occupiers of the eagerly-anticipated Dolphin Square complex is ‘stepping up its recruitment drive’, with more than 20 jobs available before it opens later this month.
Work to build a multi-million-pound science and technology block at a village school has begun.
A coffee shop with a difference has opened with the hope of boosting business in Banwell, offering a wide range of services under one roof.
Millions of pounds are being sought to tackle viability issues with key housing projects in Weston.
Weston overcame a ‘massive banana skin’ on Tuesday night, outclassing Brislington in the first round of the Somerset Premier Cup.
The revamp of Weston’s Italian Gardens is a whopping £200,000 over budget, the Mercury can exclusively reveal.
Almost 200,000 fewer people visited Weston this summer than in 2016, with inclement weather to blame according to the town centre manager.
A village housing saga is set to come to a head at a planning inquiry in November.
Plans to create community hub in Weston which would be home to services like a GP surgery and a children’s centre have gained ‘a lot of support’, but ‘there is still a long way to go’.
A vacant High Street unit which has been gathering dust for more than a year will be brought back into use by Christmas, with a retailer set to relocate its business.
A new doctors’ surgery for Congresbury and Yatton is closer to being materialised, with formal plans due to be submitted in the coming weeks.
Weston’s residents will feel the economic benefits of the new Dolphin Square, with many of the jobs at the site set to be filled by local people.
A man has been left with life-changing injuries after a crash between a car and a motorbike this morning (Monday).
A blaze which ripped through a derelict café near Weston yesterday (Sunday) was started deliberately, firefighters have revealed.
A busy North Somerset road is blocked this morning (Monday) after reports of a collision between a car and a motorbike.
A North Somerset tourist attraction is preparing for a week of spooky family activities this month.
A terrifying horror blockbuster which explores the afterlife through a series of scientific experiments has hit cinemas, and the Mercury has two pairs of tickets up for grabs.
A bingo café will open at Weston’s new-look Dolphin Square this month, ‘offering something exciting and different’.
Police are investigating the sudden death of a teenage girl in a Somerset village.
Employees of the late Derek Mead have created a memorial for the renowned farmer ‘to ensure his memory lives on for generations’.
More than £1million pounds has been saved by North Somerset Council charging people who ‘deliberately deprived’ themselves of assets to receive state-funded care.
Although the levels of deprivation in Weston town centre ‘are some of the highest in the country’, a local authority is ‘positive about the future’ after forming a panel to confront inequality.
A former council boss has claimed she was sacked for raising concerns over sexual exploitation and grooming of vulnerable young girls at businesses in Weston.
Weston has seen a spate of vans and cars being broken into in the past six weeks, with thieves ‘stealing livings’ by targeting vehicles containing power tools.
A popular Weston restaurant which suddenly closed two months ago has reopened with its former head chef in charge.
Congresbury residents will have the chance to have their say on plans to build a new village hall or community centre.
A ‘much-loved’ headteacher whose ‘personality shone through like a bright light’ to children has died.
Possible human remains washed up on a Somerset beach last night (Monday).
A village hall which is ‘widely used’ and ‘key to community spirit’ could be lost, unless campaigners can muster £100,000 to buy it by 2019.
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