TRADERS have been left feeling ‘angry’ and ‘upset’ after thieves smashed the roof of a Weston-super-Mare indoor market and stole jewellery, cash and electronic cigarettes worth thousands of pounds.
A 26-YEAR-OLD woman was knocked unconscious when she was punched by a man when she was walking dogs at the woods in Weston-super-Mare.
A young mini-moto rider is raising funds to attend a once-in-a-lifetime event after a rampant first season in the saddle.
A DEMONIC possession, witches and devils featured in the Weston Mercury and Somerset Herald in 1965.
A PLANNING application to build a cemetery on allotments in Yatton has been submitted to North Somerset Council.
WATCH Kenneth Branagh, Nick Frost and Bill Nighy in a comedy about a pirate radio station anchored in the North Sea.
A Weston venue is hosting an exhibition this month featuring the work of two artists.
A CRICKETER from Weston is celebrating his benefit year – and you could win tickets to a day and night full of entertainment.
A COUNTRY singer from Liverpool is embarking on a tour of England – including a visit to The Playhouse in Weston.
AN AMERICAN family gets caught up in the middle of a violent and terrifying overseas coup in No Escape.
A ‘DECEPTIVE’ and ‘cruel’ child sex offender from Weston-super-Mare has been jailed for more than 15 years after being expelled from Thailand to face court.
A WORLD kickboxing champion went on a violent ‘drunken spree’ in Weston, punching two women before spitting at and verbally abusing police and a nurse.
A MAN who stole from two supermarkets in Weston-super-Mare while waiting for a new prescription after relapsing on heroin has been fined.
A TEENAGER has been fined for punching and shattering a window at a flat in Weston-super-Mare on the day he was moving out.
A 20-YEAR-OLD man who shattered a glass bottle on a woman’s head after a night of heavy drinking has avoided jail.
ONE of Weston College’s buildings has been recognised for its design at an awards ceremony.
COULD these young model-makers be the architects of the future?
A WESTON headteacher has praised her students’ hard work after they achieved 15 per cent A and A* grades in their GCSE results today (Thursday).
STUDENTS at King Alfred School in Highbridge have been celebrating today (Thursday) after the school recorded a significant rise in its GCSE performance this year.
IT WAS GCSE D-Day at Churchill Academy this morning as Year 11 students made their way to the school to pick up their results.
THOUSANDS of people are expected to visit Banksy’s Dismaland exhibition, but where are the best places to stay in Weston-super-Mare? Here are 8 of the best hotels nearby…
BANKSY’S Dismaland has caught the attention of many, but there will be more than just art available at Weston-super-Mare’s Tropicana in the next five weeks, with music and comedy also being put on at the exhibition.
MEMORABILIA for Banksy’s Dismaland exhibition has proved to be very popular in the past week – including the Weston Mercury.
A PALESTINIAN artist has covered his work at Banksy’s Dismaland in Weston-super-Mare as an anti-Israel protest.
BANKSY has landed in Weston-super-Mare but there will be more than art available at the Tropicana throughout the next five weeks, with music and comedy also being held at Dismaland.
Keepers at Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm in Wraxall are hopeful that two white rhinos will be able to breed in the near future following a cutting-edge procedure.
Plans for a watersports facility at Portishead marina have been rejected by North Somerset Council to the delight of protestors.
St Bartholomew’s Church in Failand held a three-day flower festival over the weekend.
The Rotary Club of Nailsea and Backwell held its annual charity golf day on August 9.
A Backwell teenager has held a fun day in the village to raise money for a trip to Malaysia.
Weston went down to their fourth straight Vanarama National South defeat at home to Eastbourne Borough.
The semi-final places for the Weston Ladies’ Open Bowls Tournament Stoneleigh Pairs has been finalised.
Rain continued to fall on the second day of the Weston Ladies’ Open Bowls Tournament.
Weston continued their fine form at home, defeating Cheltenham by 118 runs.
Uphill Castle crumbled in their run chase at North Perrott, despite a mid-innings recovery.
A NORTH Somerset health club and spa is set to benefit from a £350,000 extension.
CROSVILLE has opened the doors of its new travel shop in the centre of Weston-super-Mare.
A DOG training centre has received an award from the Kennel Club.
THE shopping scene in a North Somerset village has undergone a transformation as a number of new businesses have opened up and others have had a makeover.
EMPLOYEES at Royal Mail in Weston-super-Mare have been holding monthly fundraising events for charity.
A SOMERSET cider producer has unveiled a ‘unique’ new drink.
A REAL ale festival will return to Wedmore next month with the hope of raising thousands of pounds for several local charities.
MONTHS of extensive redevelopment have come to an end and Thatchers has opened the doors of The Railway Inn, Cider House and Kitchen.
A BAR with a tropical beach theme will open in Weston-super-Mare.
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