Yesterday, 09:55

Five Weston-super-Mare police officers whose quick-thinking saved a stabbing victim’s life have seen their actions recognised with a top award.

Thu, 14:00

A recruitment drive has been launched by Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) – just weeks after the redundancy of a specialist firefighter crew in Weston was confirmed.

Thu, 12:28

Hundreds of children in North Somerset are being put at risk of contracting serious diseases because parents are ‘too busy’ to keep their inoculations up to date.

Tue, 14:30

Twenty jobs have been lost after a Weston-super-Mare motor parts firm went into administration today (Tuesday).

Thursday, April 13, 2017

A drug dealer who ‘thought he was untouchable’ has been jailed for 11 years for orchestrating cocaine and heroin trade on the streets of Weston-super-Mare.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Sixteen officers this week relocated from Weston-super-Mare Police Station to the Town Hall – and the rest will quit the Walliscote Road base by the end of April.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

While most of us were still fighting our way through a mountain of discarded wrapping paper and looking forward to our turkey dinner on Christmas morning, there were others for whom the occasion proved an entirely different proposition.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Untenable, dangerous cuts’ at Weston Fire Station, which will see 12 firefighter jobs lost and a specialist crew go part-time, mean ‘the public will not be safe’, it has been warned.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

An artist who saw some of her most popular pieces uprooted from their long-term Weston-super-Mare home has seen a new series given pride of place in a prominent town centre shop.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Six charities will share a £40,000 windfall, thanks to the fundraising efforts of a Weston-super-Mare firm in its 40th anniversary year.

Friday, October 7, 2016

The ambulance service which covers North Somerset has been ordered to improve by health watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after an inspection highlighted concerns over its safety and leadership.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The Shawshank Redemption is commonly ranked among the finest films ever made, and so any attempt to migrate such a much-loved tale into a new medium requires plenty of courage and creativity.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Commuters heading in and out of Weston-super-Mare have faced substantial delays today (Wednesday), after a motorbike crashed on the M5.

Monday, August 29, 2016

A year on from Dismaland, the ‘Banksy effect’ is still being felt in Weston’s cultural and economic circles – and business leaders say it can help ‘springboard’ the town onto new successes.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

An injured water-skier was rescued from the sea near Weston’s Grand Pier yesterday (Saturday).

Saturday, August 27, 2016

A mum and her two young children who were hurt in a car collision are now in a ‘stable’ condition in hospital, police have revealed.

Friday, August 26, 2016

A woman and two young children have been ‘seriously’ hurt in a collision with a car in Berrow this afternoon (Friday).

Friday, August 26, 2016

Police have closed a road in Weston-super-Mare this evening (Friday) after a man suffered ‘serious’ injuries in a car crash.

Monday, August 22, 2016

A ‘shattered’ Weston family have hit out at the taxi driver who ‘never said sorry’ for killing their son after seeing the man walk free from court.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Two former North Somerset teachers are being remembered in the Jungle Camp for refugees in Calais.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

An iconic fountain which stood inside Weston’s Tropicana for more than 80 years – most recently as an eye-catching feature at Banksy’s Dismaland – has been demolished.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

A new generation of doctors has begun work at Weston General Hospital.

Friday, August 19, 2016

A Weston restaurant boss has been jailed for ‘putting lives at risk’ by ‘deliberately ignoring’ official warnings from the fire service that safety had to be improved for customers and staff.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

A 60-year-old man who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a teenage girl on Weston-super-Mare seafront in 1983 has today (Thursday) been jailed.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Preparations are now well under way for this year’s Weston Flower Show, which will return in August bigger than ever before – and include a new photographic class sponsored by the Mercury.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Art students at a Worle school have been handpicked to take part in a national schools photo competition which will be judged by photographic experts from the national press.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

A keen sportsman known to many around Weston for his commitment to running, football, cycling and martial arts has died aged 82.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Internationally-renowned chef Marco Pierre White was in North Somerset this week, to launch the first restaurant in his new ‘ultra-casual’ dining concept.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

A man who left Weston-super-Mare’s Wyvern School with just three GCSEs is celebrating the fact his firm is set to top £1million turnover for the first time – and now wants to grow his company and treble its workforce in the next three years.

Friday, June 24, 2016

North Somerset – like the rest of Britain – has voted to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union.

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