FAMILIES took part in a number of craft activities for the Easter holiday.
THE new treasurer of Weston Civic Society says he is in ‘full control’ of group finances following a cash wrangle.
IT IS the end of the world as we know it – or could just be the latest interactive game to hit Weston.
BRISTOL Airport took part in a major aviation fair as it seeks to raise its international profile.
THE recent spell of warm weather has seen Weston benefit from a healthy boost to tourism – but some people fear visitors may be deterred from the town by parking problems.
A HUGELY popular 1986 cult classic is being screened as part of the latest event arranged by Weston’s own Backyard Cinema.
MORE than 5,000 tonnes of sand have been sculpted into famous faces from the big screen for the Sand Sculpture Festival’s 10th year.
A CONCERT by two voice groups will be held on Saturday.
OUT OF all of the plays, shows and concerts on offer at The Playhouse this year, I must admit Grumpy Old Women was the one which instantly appealed to me.
THE world’s greatest superheroes are back once more and uniting to save the planet.
TWO Weston shops have been raided and a family fined for selling counterfeit tobacco after helping to provide a ‘low-cost source of tobacco to children’.
A FATHER from a North Somerset village has been disqualified from driving after drunkenly crashing his car into a telegraph pole.
A 51-YEAR-OLD man has denied assaulting a paramedic in Weston-super-Mare town centre.
A REFEREE has been given almost 10 years to pay back thousands of pounds he stole from a charitable football league.
A FAMILY GP from Worle has been charged with sexually assaulting a female patient during an examination, the Mercury can exclusively reveal.
Easter-themed fun was the order of the day when children took part in a special arts and crafts day at Little Farm Holiday Club last week.
Children at a village holiday club stepped into the shoes of a fashion designer when they took part in a clothing design day last week.
A PRIMARY school in Worle which required improvement has made ‘rapid progress’ and has now been rated as good by education watchdog Ofsted.
MONTHLY treats for pampered pets proved a successful business idea for one group of teenagers at a Dragons’ Den-style event held at Weston College.
HUNDREDS of secondary school children in North Somerset are missing significant chunks of their education and it could have a ‘lasting effect’ on their future prospects.
A LIFEBOAT, two helicopters, coastguard rescue teams, firefighters, police and ambulance crews were called to a rescue involving 15 people who got stuck in the mud when geocaching in Clevedon today (Saturday).
Hundreds of secondary schoolchildren in North Somerset are missing significant chunks of their education and it could have a ‘lasting effect’ on their future prospects.
A Clevedon woman has described being conned out of thousands of pounds by a rogue trader as ‘like being hypnotised.’
A well-known Portishead man who helped form one of the town’s football clubs has died at the age of 71 after a cancer battle.
WESTON Football Club has announced goalkeeper Luke Purnell will be staying next season.
A SPORT with a continental flavour could soon take off in Redhill.
Weston racing driver Will Burns finished on the podium twice at the opening round of the Ginetta GT4 SuperCup.
Weston need a bonus point victory at Hornets to stand any chance of beating the drop.
Hornets lost their way at Old Centralians in a battle for third place in National League 3 South West.
Europe’s biggest shoe retailer has opened its doors in Weston.
ARROW Cars has been handed a five-year contract to provide taxis for passengers to and from Bristol Airport.
A TOTAL of 244 businesses based in North Somerset have signed up to be partners for the Hinkley Point C project – something which could be a ‘huge benefit’ to the district’s economy.
A CARE home in Weston has been named as the seventh best in the whole of the UK.
A FAMILY-RUN jewellers in Weston is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month.
A NEW beer and cider festival will be staged in Weston next month.
A COMMUNITY group from the Weston estates joined forces with an Indian restaurant to give lessons on healthy eating.
A PUB in Locking has undergone a complete refurbishment with ‘chic’ new decor and changes to the menu.
FARMERS’ markets are an excellent way of picking up good quality meat and vegetables while supporting Somerset producers.
A NEW hub for food and drink businesses will be created in Weston after the Government announced North Somerset Council would receive a £50,000 grant.
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