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

Fri, 13:30

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

Wed, 10:00

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.

Tue, 12:30

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

Mon, 14:00

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.

Monday, March 13, 2017

A North Somerset school collaborated with three choirs to perform a pair of concerts in front of hundreds of people in Weston-super-Mare this week.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Plans to expand Bristol’s Cribbs Causeway shopping centre which could ‘damage’ Weston-super-Mare’s economy, costing it tens of millions of pounds, have been called in for review by the Government.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Three people have been injured after a lorry and a car collided on a country road in North Somerset this afternoon (Thursday).

Thursday, March 9, 2017

A ‘rigged’ system which churns out ‘high-priced and poor-quality’ houses ‘while families struggle’ means nine in 10 cannot afford a new-build home in the South West, according to charity Shelter.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision in Somerset this morning (Thursday).

Monday, March 6, 2017

A bus crashed into a house in Uphill this afternoon (Monday).

Monday, March 6, 2017

A horse box which got stuck in wet sand on the high tide line on Berrow beach was rescued by Burnham Area Rescue Boat (BARB) yesterday (Sunday).

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Hundreds of jobs, apprenticeships and volunteering opportunities will be up for grabs next week at Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

A beloved village charity café, which was due to close because of a volunteer shortage, has been served a fresh lease of life.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

A ‘disgusting’ and ‘dangerous’ pile of rubbish was dumped just off a rural North Somerset road this week, prompting calls for stronger deterrents for fly-tipping.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Authorities are ‘failing’ people in Weston town centre, a councillor has claimed after ‘shocking’ statistics revealed four in 10 households are living in poverty.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Hundreds of career and volunteering opportunities will be up for grabs later this month, when employers will be on the hunt for talented individuals at Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

A North Somerset village is ‘fighting for survival’, according to a neighbourhood action group which was formed this week.

Friday, February 17, 2017

A new nuclear reactor at Hinkley Point is set to power a construction boom in Somerset and the South West, with ‘huge opportunity’ for businesses, contractors and tradesmen to cash in on increased demand.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Cleeve’s historic Lord Nelson pub will be knocked down and replaced with a supermarket, a petrol station and a pub café – if owner Tout Ltd’s proposals are materialised.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

North Somerset Council will spend more than £800,000 on libraries and children’s centres in a bid to save money in the long term following a review of its services.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Churchill Academy hosted its Young Musician Of The Year competition this week, with eight talented students battling for the coveted crown.

Friday, February 10, 2017

A North Somerset children’s theatre group is set to take to the stage this month, putting a fresh twist on a classic tale.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Excitement is building ahead of Weston Jobs Fair later this month, with employers on the hunt for talented people who are looking for work.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Weston College wants to ‘develop cricket in the local community’ after announcing a ‘fantastic’ partnership with Uphill Castle Cricket Club.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Churchill Academy has played a pivotal role in the lives of thousands of North Somerset people, taking them from young-but-talented 11-year olds to adults ready to thrive in the real world.
The school is celebrating its diamond anniversary, with jam-packed programme of events set to mark the occasion, culminating in a gala dinner in September. 
Reporter Sam Frost, a former Churchill student, has waded through 60 years of history to see what has changed and what the future holds.

Friday, February 3, 2017

An action group has been formed to tackle ‘social injustice’ in North Somerset, which is one of the most unequal districts in England according to council figures.

Friday, February 3, 2017

The people of Winscombe and nearby villages will have to make do without a bank after Lloyds Bank confirmed it will close its branch.

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