Latest News

17 minutes ago

FOOD businesses are being invited to demonstrate their skills to crowds during the Weston super Food Festival.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:04
Princes Trust students fundraising in fancy dress.

YOUNG people have been fundraising to help make a difference to the community in Weston this week.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:30
Weston's General Post Office in Regent Street.

WESTON Town Council has ‘welcomed’ a proposed new Post Office at the site of a former Indian restaurant.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:00
Do you want a career in care?

A JOBS fair for anyone interested in following a career in caring will start on Monday.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:48

SEVEN people were involved in a three-vehicle crash, in which one person was taken to hospital.

Read more

What's On

Yesterday, 13:30

A GLIMPSE into the life of one of music’s most famous dynasties was presented to audiences at The Playhouse yesterday (Sunday).

Read more
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Win tickets to see Claudia Morris star in Secret Love: The Life And Times Of Doris Day at The Playhouse.

Renowned jazz singer and West End actress Claudia Morris brings her critically acclaimed show Secret Love: The Life And Music Of Doris Day, to Weston’s Playhouse on March 26 at 7.30pm.

Read more
Thursday, February 26, 2015
The Commitments.

RELIVE the memories from the award-winning film The Commitments in a must-see musical extravaganza at The Playhouse next month.

Read more
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Daz's Rock 4 Charity

DAZ is back in another Rock 4 Charity event in Weston.

Read more
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Chappie will be released on March 6.

A WEIRD and wacky sci-fi comedy, starring Hugh Jackman and Sigourney Weaver, hits the big screen next week – and you could go for free thanks to the Mercury and Odeon.

Read more

Court News

Yesterday, 06:05

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between February 13-19:

Read more
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Magistrates found Straughan guilty.

A WESTON referee, who stole thousands from a football league which supports cancer patients and blind children, has been found guilty of theft despite claiming he accidentally left most of the cash on the roof of his car.

Monday, February 23, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between February 9-12:

Monday, February 16, 2015
Mr Fear fell to his death from Saxonia Guest House.

A 46-YEAR-OLD man, who believed he was being chased by a knife-wielding gang, plunged to his death after falling out of a second-storey window.

Monday, February 16, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between February 2-6:

Education News

Yesterday, 14:00

THE country’s future football stars are getting a helping hand with free training thanks to North Somerset Schools’ Football Club.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00
Children making cakes and biscuits.

BAKING, Bollywood, bushcraft sessions and more were on the agenda at a series of half-term events held in Worle.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Pancake races at Banwell School.

MOST of us were told by our parents not to play with our food – but these youngsters did just that during a pancake race.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Students at Sidcot School have made it to the final of a national chemistry competition.

A TEAM of Sidcot School students has secured a place in the national final of a prestigious chemistry competition.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Weston  Children Centre, children enjoying fun in Clarence Park at half term,

AN EVENT held by Weston Children’s Centre in Clarence Park entertained around 200 families during half-term.

North Somerset News

Yesterday, 19:00

A SPECIAL visitor officially opened the new parrot rescue exhibit and aviary at Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm in Wraxall.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:00
St Nicholas Fair

A highly-popular Clevedon Christmas fair is making a comeback this year after a team of volunteers committed themselves to organising the event.

Yesterday, 16:10
Calls for speed limit along Kennaway Road.

Residents in Kennaway Road have seen a number of cats killed and even ‘near misses involving children’ which has led them to request to both North Somerset and Clevedon town councils that a slower speed limit be installed in the road.

Yesterday, 08:00
Action group members outside of the White Hart in 2013

A ‘MUCH-LOVED’ pub considered to be the heart of a village community is set to reopen this summer - some 18 months after it was closed much to the dismay of residents.

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Books on the Hill, Clevedon, Author Sophie Tallis with Alistair Sims and Chloe Smirk.

Famous fantasy author, Sophie Tallis, has spent a day at a Clevedon bookshop where she met fans and signed copies of her books.

Sport News

Friday, February 27, 2015

Weston were well beaten by league leaders Boreham Wood, who completed the double over the Seasiders.

Read more
Friday, February 27, 2015
Langford Rovers v Glatonbury

Langford Rovers kept up the pressure on the pace setters in Division 1 West of the Somerset County League.

Read more
Friday, February 27, 2015
Football generic picture

Wrington Redhill Reserves reached the semi-finals of the cup with victory over Wedmore.

Read more
Friday, February 27, 2015
Mendip White Sox Under-12s.

Mendip White Sox Under-12s were defeated by Isle of Wedmore in a local derby.

Read more
Friday, February 27, 2015

Hutton Under-15 girls hosted Banwell for the first meeting between the two sides.

Read more

Business News

Yesterday, 17:30

WESTON Town Council has ‘welcomed’ a proposed new Post Office at the site of a former Indian restaurant.

Read more
Monday, February 23, 2015
Gordon Reason, owner of the Texaco garage in Berrow.

A BURNHAM petrol station owner says he will claim for compensation after being ‘unjustly’ left out of pocket by a road closure taking motorists on a nine-mile detour around the area.

Read more
Monday, February 23, 2015
Kate Humble about to cut the ribbon with Ian Pearce, brinsea MD

A NEW factory in Weston, which will produce incubators for hatching chicks and caring for injured animals, enjoyed an extra special opening with wildlife expert Kate Humble making a guest appearance.

Read more
Sunday, February 22, 2015
The expert Powervamp management team.

A WORLD-LEADING Weston firm has secured a big-money aviation industry scoop by agreeing a deal to supply new specialist kit to London City Airport.

Read more
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Gary Higgins (left) and Ben Milsom of GBRS Recruitment say Weston is facing a construction skills shortage.

KEY Weston developments risk being delayed or damaged by a skills shortage in the construction trade, industry figures have warned.

Read more

Food and Drink

Sunday, March 1, 2015

TWO sisters who were raised in Mark have returned to save the pub they grew up in, less than a year after it was closed suddenly by the previous owners.

Thursday, February 12, 2015
The Twist bar, St. James Street, Weston-s-Mare.

A BAR with a retro theme has opened in Weston.

Read more
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The producers' market is returning.

A PRODUCERS’ market will be held in Weston this weekend following a break after Christmas.

Read more

This week in pictures

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 5°C

Online Petition

Most Read

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