Forecasts of high winds and heavy rain have led to the postponement of Weston Hospicecare’s Midnight Beach Walk fundraiser.
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.
The number of children arrested in Avon and Somerset has dropped for the sixth consecutive year – a trend welcomed by penal campaigners.
Army cadets from Clevedon, Nailsea, Portishead and Yatton were among a 300-strong group who enjoyed an action-packed summer camp last week.
A Somerset couple have been banned from keeping dogs for five years after they left their pet to suffer with a chronic skin condition.
Army cadets from Weston, Cheddar, Burnham and Yatton were among a 300-strong group who enjoyed an action-packed summer camp last week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new crowdfunding campaign has been launched to protect an endangered creature which plays a crucial role in the Somerset food chain – the bumblebee.
The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between July 11 and 25.
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.
Burnham RNLI crews have rescued a man who suffered head injuries falling from a boat near Hinkley Point.
Video: First look at Weston’s winter ice rink
Fire service probe ‘a stitch-up’, claims suspended chief
A taste of the States will be on offer at a one-off charity event being held at Worlebury Golf Club this autumn.
Preparations are now well under way for the 73rd annual Weston Flower Show – which will include a new photographic contest backed by the Mercury.
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.
Memories wanted as owners look to rebuild Grand Pier’s history
A Weston music student whose music video went viral on YouTube has been rewarded with an endorsement by a world famous guitar manufacturer.
The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between June 20 and July 11:
Fire service bosses slammed over spending and ‘cultural failings’
Today marks a new chapter for the Weston Mercury website with the introduction of a new commenting system called Disqus.
A Cheddar student has flown to Italy to represent Somerset at an international youth exchange, thanks to sponsorship from a village charity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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