John Penrose reclaimed his seat as Weston-super-Mare’s MP a month ago. Since then, Weston General Hospital’s A&E has been temporarily closed overnight. Reporter Sarah Robinson sat down with him to talk about what it will take to regain a 24-hour service.
Our series of asking Weston-super-Mare figures to name their top 10 favourite pieces of music continues this week, with councillor and local historian John Crockford-Hawley sharing his ideal playlist. Imagine this as Desert Island Discs, only based on Steep Holm Island. Here are Cllr Crockford-Hawley’s picks...
Toe-tapping tunes and hilarious antics – what more could you want from a 1950s and 1960s show? It proved to be a brilliant evening of entertainment when Dreamboats And Petticoats opened at the Bristol Hippodrome last night (Monday).
A three-day music festival which boasts an eclectic line-up of popular names and quirky South West-based musicians, and an unrivalled selection of cider, will be held in the Somerset countryside next month.
Bailiffs are evicting travellers from Weston-super-Mare’s Beach Lawns today (Tuesday) but North Somerset Council is once again heading to court in a bid to evict others from Hutton Moor Leisure Centre.
The scaffolding which has been covering the iconic frontage of Weston-super-Mare’s Winter Gardens for months has been removed to reveal the refurbished pavilion, which Weston College is due to re-open in September.
Is there anything better than enjoying a lazy evening in Weston-super-Mare, watching the sun come down with a delicious cocktail in your hand? The resort’s food and drink industry has changed significantly in recent years and there are lots of great cocktail bars in Weston to enjoy – here is a selection of some of the best available.