New drink-driving laws, financial troubles at Weston Football Club, and disappointment for motorway users were all making the headlines in Weston five decades ago this week...
A week-long exhibition of original paintings by a Burnham artist will begin on Monday.
A Weston sheltered housing complex is holding an open morning to enable people to find out how they can live independently at the property.
The new owners of a café bar in Uphill have been investing in the business to make it more welcoming to customers.
Wyevale Cadbury Garden Centre, in Congresbury, has a fantastic selection of treats and gifts on offer this festive season, and the Mercury has vouchers worth hundreds of pounds up for grabs.
A British hip-hop star will join forces with a top quality orchestra at a South West music venue to put a new spin on some of his classic hits.
Three well-known performers will top the bill at this year’s magical family pantomime Aladdin at the Bristol Hippodrome.
Comic book superheroes will join forces to defend the innocent in DC’s newest blockbuster.
A top Scottish rock band will showcase their skills on a South West stage this week.
Sex Workers’ Opera is a frank, funny, smart musical and drama – but tickets are quickly running out to watch this show at Weston-super-Mare’s Theatre Tropicana.
A thief, who threatened and tied up a boy during an aggravated burglary in Weston-super-Mare, has been jailed for 15 years today (Thursday).
The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between October 4-18, 2017.
A woman who duped her girlfriend in a sales scam to cheat Justin Bieber fans into buying fake gig tickets has avoided jail ‘by a whisker’.
A crown court judge has slammed the ‘calamitous’ decision to release a man from a Kewstoke mental health hospital, as he went on to murder his neighbour hours later.
Two men have been charged over robberies in Weston.
A school in Uphill has been presented with a prestigious travel award for encouraging cycling.
Funding for two new schools was agreed on Tuesday by North Somerset Council.
A village school is celebrating sporting success after pupils picked up a host of medals.
A singer who once supported popstar Olly Murs visited a Worle academy to give a talk on bullying.
A literacy charity is looking for volunteers in North Somerset to help children to develop their reading skills before they start school.
Weston ran out convincing 54-17 winners over Lydney, their first victory over the Gloucester side since 1993.
Hornets Under-15 Girls ran in nine tries against Old Richians to progress in the cup.
Worle are through to the next round of the cup after defeating Ashton & Backwell Reserves.
Uphill Castle A enjoyed a emphatic 7-2 away victory at FC Milton to keep up the pressure on the league leaders.
Weston Golf Club ladies celebrated a highly successful season, with promotion from the Bristol League second division.
A pub-restaurant chain has quit Congresbury amid rising business rates and poor summer trade.
A village pub-restaurant is under new management, promising the return of a locals’ bar and an ‘exciting’ selection of ‘high-quality’ food.
Eat: Festival, the people behind popular food festivals in Weston-super-Mare and Burnham-on-Sea, has been shortlisted for three awards at the National Outdoor Events Association Awards.
Innovation, customer service and environmental awareness are just some of the categories in which Weston’s business successes will be celebrated in an annual awards scheme.
The first business to open at the newly-revamped Dolphin Square will welcome its first customers next week.
Weston-super-Mare’s hotly-anticipated Nando’s restaurant will open next week.
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