A former police traffic depot, independent retail quarters, industrial estates and a rugby ground are among sites being eyed for developments, which could see around 800 homes built in Weston-super-Mare.
A dementia specialist nurse has been employed at Weston General Hospital.
Motorists are facing long delays on the M5 this evening (Sunday) after a crash involving several vehicles.
Villagers in Wedmore have been raising money to twin their toilets and help thousands of people living in poverty around the world.
A school paper which was set up in tribute of Jill Dando has published its first edition.
An art exhibition dedicated to anti-bullying will take place in Weston-super-Mare later this year.
A new theatre show will take Weston by storm as Irish river dancers take to the stage.
Weston’s Playhouse will host Fastlove – A Tribute To George Michael, and the Mercury is giving readers a chance to win tickets to see the show.
The dynamic Cornish duo Echo Town will play their new songs to fans at Crofter’s Rights in Bristol.
A hilarious trip through some of the highs and lows in British history will be performed in Clevedon next month, and the Mercury has tickets to see it up for grabs.
An ‘active’ young man was found hanged at his Weston home after a bad break-up.
A Weston-super-Mare taxi driver who refused to transport two visually impaired people and their guide dogs has lost a court appeal against having his licence revoked.
A Weston-super-Mare man who punched a police horse in the neck and assaulted a police officer after the England semi-final match of the FIFA World Cup has been given a curfew and community order.
Top school pupils were praised at an awards ceremony, honouring their academic and extra-curricular achievements.
A special school in Uphill has received a good rating from Ofsted in all areas.
Hornets nearly overcame a 27-point deficit against Thornbury, but in the end finished two points short.
Winscombe Ladies put in an outstanding display against Totnes, despite slipping to defeat.
A successive charity rugby match was held between Weston Rugby Club and a combined Bristol and Moseley Old Boys XV.
Winscombe fought hard to gain a precious home success against visitors Chard.
Cheddar moved into the next round of the FA Vase after this excellent victory over Newton Abbot Spurs.
Worle remain unbeaten in the Somerset Premier League after defeating Nailsea United 4-2.
Latest results and fixtures from the Weston & District League.
A new Costa Coffee drive-thru is opening at a service station along the M5.
A new plumbing firm has opened up in Weston town centre.
Thatchers Cider in Sandford is investing £14million into a new cider mill to cope with the growing demand for its products.
Hotel employees ditched their uniforms to take part in a beach clean in Uphill after being inspired by a BBC show.
Weston-super-Mare is often maligned for its plethora of coffee shops, but its newest café promises something different to the rest.
Weston’s first micro pub will open this year after it gained planning permission.
A funding agreement for a food and drink innovation centre in Weston-super-Mare has been confirmed.
A clothes shop in Weston-super-Mare could be converted into a micro pub.
Thatchers Cider is having to scale-back production because of a shortage of carbon dioxide (CO2).
A Worle pub has closed for a £340,000 revamp ahead of it being taken over by two licensees.
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