Latest Weston News

09:50

DARK footpaths and alleyways are said to be ‘open ground’ for the sale of illegal drugs in Weston-super-Mare, where fear of arrest is ‘non-existent’, according to a senior councillor.

Read more
18:00
Daisy Rogers holding her hair  which has cut for charity.

A Weston youngster has donated her hair to a charity which provides wigs for children who are undergoing treatment for cancer.

Read more
Little farm holiday club

Children at a Hewish holiday club put their baking skills to the test on Tuesday to make an array of tasty desserts.

Read more
17:00
Sidcot holiday club group photo

Children at Sidcot Holiday Club channelledtheir inner artist when they took part in a variety of craft activities last week.

Read more
Mental heath charity Milestone Trust opening of new gym.

AN OLD smoking shed at a mental health care home has been transformed from a place for poor health choices to a fully-functioning gym.

Read more

What's On

14:46

A Berrow artist is exhibiting his sheep-related works in Burnham this week.

Read more
13:29

A RANGE of talented artists will be showcasing their work at exhibitions in The Old Town Quarry during the next few weeks.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:18
George The Poet.

CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED spoken word artist George The Poet will be performing at the O2 Academy in Bristol in October.

Read more
Mon, 15:00
Storm On The Lawn

One of Bath’s biggest outdoor shows will bow out this year, but not before staging one final production in August.

Read more
Mon, 08:00
Toyah Willcox

An AWARD-WINNING singer will be performing at a Bristol venue with a full live band in what promises to be an evening packed with hit songs.

Read more

Court News

LEGAL fees will cost North Somerset Council tens of thousands of pounds after top UK judges made the final decision in a long-standing court challenge on youth service cuts.

Read more
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse.

A MAN who was found to be above the drink-drive limit after crashing his van along a country lane has received a 14-month driving ban and been fined.

Friday, July 3, 2015

A MAN who blamed his ‘bad eczema’ for his decision to carry an eight-inch kitchen knife around Weston town centre has been jailed.

Friday, July 3, 2015

A MAN has been sentenced over a number of car crimes and handling stolen goods in West Wick.

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Daniel Russell

TWO men who were jailed for a ‘truly appalling’ Weston crime spree which saw families terrorised in their own homes have failed in a bid to have their sentences reduced.

Education News

Children at a Hewish holiday club put their baking skills to the test on Tuesday to make an array of tasty desserts.

Read more
17:00
Sidcot holiday club group photo

Children at Sidcot Holiday Club channelledtheir inner artist when they took part in a variety of craft activities last week.

16:00
Mendip Green Primary  School, Worle Big picnic on the school field.

MENDIP Green Primary School in Worle held a business week for its pupils and they finished the year by spending their hard-earned cash.

Mendip Green Primary School
14:00
Churchill WSM AFC

Churchill Academy has launched a new partnership with Weston AFC to offer a way into the industry for young people pursuing a football career.

13:00
St Andrews School Congresbury Year Six concert at the Church.

YEAR six pupils at a Congresbury school said goodbye to primary education at a leavers’ concert and service.

Congresbury

North Somerset News

17:00

About 70 people enjoyed the sunshine at a picnic in a Clevedon park at the weekend.

Read more
14:00
Rehearsal for That will be the Day concert , Portishead Town Football Club.

A charity open air concert will be held at Portishead Football Club on Friday.

12:00
Clevedon School Start of bikeability courses.

Clevedon School has been offering young cyclists the chance to learn all about road safety this week.

08:51
Congresbury is due money.

More than £7million given to North Somerset Council over the past decade to offset building projects has not yet been spent.

North Somerset Council
Yesterday, 16:00
Mohammed Ali  growing his beard  and hair to rasise money for Childrens Hospice South West.

A man has been growing a beard and plans to dye it orange to raise money for Children’s Hospice South West.

Sport News

Friday, July 24, 2015

Weston came off second best at Taunton where more than 600 runs were scored for the loss of just 10 wickets.

Read more
Friday, July 24, 2015
Mitch Fox batting for Uphill.

Uphill Castle fell 43 runs short in their run chase at Butleigh.

Read more
Friday, July 24, 2015
Sam Poole.

Lympsham enjoyed a comfortable victory at Glastonbury, chasing just 40 runs for victory.

Read more
Friday, July 24, 2015
Cricket  Belvederev Butleigh Pete Hooper.

Belvedere enjoyed an emphatic victory at home to Butleigh.

Read more
Friday, July 24, 2015

Banwell & Churchill Cricket Club are hosting their annual race night fundraiser at the Memorial Hall in Churchill.

Read more

Business News

Yesterday, 08:00

A BRAZILIAN restaurant chain is the latest business to sign up to the £45million Dolphin Square development.

Read more
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Wrington Motors on the corner of High Street and School Road.

WRINGTON’S Post Office could soon benefit from a new location and longer opening hours, if plans to move the store are accepted.

Read more
Wrington
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Winner Neil Morris with theclub staff Debbi Lough and Claire Madge.

A CONGRESBURY health club hosted a golf day to raise money for a Weston charity.

Read more
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Bob Montgomery.

HALF a million pounds is being invested into Cheddar Gorge and its owner, Longleat, wants to work more closely with people in the village.

Read more
Monday, July 20, 2015
Alistair Mead outside of Puxton Park.

TOURIST attraction bosses have slammed a decision by North Somerset Council to reject its plans to add 120 holiday lodges to its complex.

Read more

Food and Drink

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A VARIETY of ales and ciders will be on sale on Weston’s seafront this weekend.

Sunday, July 12, 2015
Bleadon market

A MONTHLY village market is drawing in the crowds from far and wide with its local produce and crafts.

Read more
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Revellers enjoying Weston Lions club Real Ale Festival on the Beach Lawns in 2014.

FOOD and drink lovers can look forward to beer and dairy festivals, and farmers’ markets in the next few weeks.

Read more
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Jem Ham M.D. and Richard Norman (brewer) with one of their prize winning beers.

A PALE ale brewed in Cheddar has won two regional awards.

Read more
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Bleadon market

A MONTHLY village market is drawing in the crowds from far and wide with its local produce.

Read more

This week in pictures

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 12°C

Most Read

Great British Life


Great British Life

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Weston Super Mare Tide report

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition today E-edition



Somerset's trusted business finder

E-Edition Publications