Friday, September 29, 2017

Forecasts of high winds and heavy rain have led to the postponement of Weston Hospicecare’s Midnight Beach Walk fundraiser.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

North Somerset’s damp and chilly late-summer weather has led pest control experts to warn the area could face an invasion of rats this autumn.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The number of children arrested in Avon and Somerset has dropped for the sixth consecutive year – a trend welcomed by penal campaigners.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Army cadets from Clevedon, Nailsea, Portishead and Yatton were among a 300-strong group who enjoyed an action-packed summer camp last week.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

A Somerset couple have been banned from keeping dogs for five years after they left their pet to suffer with a chronic skin condition.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Army cadets from Weston, Cheddar, Burnham and Yatton were among a 300-strong group who enjoyed an action-packed summer camp last week.

Monday, September 11, 2017

A Battle Of Britain Wings Appeal will be held by Weston’s Royal Air Force Association (RAFA) on Saturday, when organisers hope to add to the £100,000 collected over the past decade.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Drivers who may have seen an accident involving two cars on the outskirts of Weston yesterday (Tuesday) are being urged to come forward with information.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

There are not many comedians who would feel comfortable mining topics like their father’s dementia for stand-up material – but David Baddiel is unquestionably one of them.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Much can change in a week, and we don’t want you to miss out on any of the week’s top stories or fun facts – so each Saturday we’ll be recapping some of the week’s highlights in handy bite-sized form.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

A new crowdfunding campaign has been launched to protect an endangered creature which plays a crucial role in the Somerset food chain – the bumblebee.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between July 11 and 25.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

An interim Chief Fire Officer has been appointed at Avon Fire & Rescue Service after its previous chief was suspended in the wake of a damning report into the service’s leadership.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Burnham RNLI crews have rescued a man who suffered head injuries falling from a boat near Hinkley Point.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Video: First look at Weston’s winter ice rink

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Fire service probe ‘a stitch-up’, claims suspended chief

Saturday, July 22, 2017

A taste of the States will be on offer at a one-off charity event being held at Worlebury Golf Club this autumn.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Preparations are now well under way for the 73rd annual Weston Flower Show – which will include a new photographic contest backed by the Mercury.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

It has long been regarded as one of Weston’s best annual events – but now new blood and fresh ideas are wanted to further improve the town’s winter carnival.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Memories wanted as owners look to rebuild Grand Pier’s history

Thursday, July 20, 2017

A Weston music student whose music video went viral on YouTube has been rewarded with an endorsement by a world famous guitar manufacturer.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between June 20 and July 11:

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Fire service bosses slammed over spending and ‘cultural failings’

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Today marks a new chapter for the Weston Mercury website with the introduction of a new commenting system called Disqus.

Monday, July 17, 2017

A Cheddar student has flown to Italy to represent Somerset at an international youth exchange, thanks to sponsorship from a village charity.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Every child loves an opportunity to dig out their paints and felt-tip pens to get creative – and a recent competition gave Weston youngsters the chance to do exactly that.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

It’s hard to remember a time before Harry Potter, such is the boy wizard’s impact on British culture – yet believe it or not, it’s only 20 years since JK Rowling’s first Potter novel was published.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

A sixth annual charity bike ride in memory of a Somerset man drew a bumper crowd and raised more than £10,000 for good causes.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Comedian Jasper Carrott has been forced to cancel his second Weston appearance in a matter of months after doctors told him he needs an urgent heart bypass operation.

Friday, July 14, 2017

One week on from Weston’s ‘brilliant’ Hazy Days festival weekend, praise continues to be lavished on the event’s organisers for creating ‘Glastonbury at the seaside’.

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