Fri, 20:00

Bus services will be re-routed tomorrow (Saturday) along the M5 due to a village carnival.

Fri, 16:12

A cycle hub and activity centre could be built on Weston’s seafront after Government funding was secured.

Thu, 08:04

A key road between two large North Somerset villages will shut for roadworks tonight (Thursday).

Tue, 10:59

New traffic lights have been turned on at a major roundabout heading in and out of Weston-super-Mare.

Tue, 07:57

An ‘elderly’ man had to be helped by medics after collapsing in the hot weather yesterday (Monday).

Tue, 07:22

A multi-million pound scheme could see roundabouts replace traffic lights at one of the busiest junctions in Worle, the Mercury can reveal.

Mon, 08:33

Two people struggling with heat exhaustion had to be rescued from mud by emergency services following the air festival in Weston-super-Mare yesterday evening (Sunday).

Mon, 07:38

Coastguard and RNLI crews were called to Birnbeck Island in Weston-super-Mare to rescue two people cut off by the tide.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The family of a North Somerset man who was killed in a lorry accident on Friday have spoken of their ‘tremendous shock’.

Monday, June 12, 2017

The Weston-super-Mare Air Festival always draws in a huge crowd of excited onlookers, but have you ever wondered what it is like to be in one of the Red Arrows planes?

Monday, June 12, 2017

A man tried to snatch a woman’s handbag in Weston-super-Mare the early hours of yesterday morning (Sunday).

Monday, June 12, 2017

The coastguard was called out yesterday afternoon (Sunday) amid fears for the safety of two kitesurfers.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May has reappointed Dr Liam Fox to her Cabinet.

Friday, June 9, 2017

A police investigation has begun after a man died in an accident involving a lorry this morning (Friday).

Friday, June 9, 2017

Avon and Somerset Constabulary has closed the A370 in North Somerset to allow the air ambulance to land after a pedestrian was seriously injured in an accident involving a lorry.

Friday, June 9, 2017

North Somerset has re-elected Dr Liam Fox as its MP following the General Election.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

A horsebox has overturned on the M5 causing six miles of traffic near Weston-super-Mare.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Polling stations around Weston-super-Mare and the rest of the UK have opened this morning (Thursday).

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Almost half a million pounds will be spent upgrading lights at one of North Somerset Council’s office blocks, although a senior councillor says taxpayers will benefit in the long-run.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Two teenage boys were punched and robbed of their mobile phones in Weston-super-Mare.

Monday, June 5, 2017

The family of Derek Mead have said he died ‘doing what he loved’ after a fatal accident on his farm yesterday afternoon (Sunday).

Monday, June 5, 2017

North Somerset businessman Derek Mead has been killed in a farming accident, the Mercury understands.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Yatton Youth Club’s staff and volunteers have been left overwhelmed after somebody anonymously donated £10,000 to help pay for repairs to its building.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A two-month roadworks project in Congresbury has been criticised for being dangerous.

Friday, May 26, 2017

A vigil in memory of those who lost their lives in Monday’s terrorist attack in Manchester will be held in Weston-super-Mare on Sunday night.

Friday, May 26, 2017

A warning of bank holiday flash floods and torrential downpours has been issued by the Met Office today (Friday).

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

A former restaurant in Claverham has been put up for sale for £350,000.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Hundreds of pounds were stolen from a not-for-profit café by thieves who smashed their way into the premises.

Monday, May 15, 2017

The driver involved in a crash in Weston-super-Mare town centre this morning (Monday) managed to escape without injury, according to Avon and Somerset Constabulary.

Monday, May 15, 2017

A car has crashed into a lamppost and blocked a town centre road near Weston-super-Mare Railway Station this morning (Monday).

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