Latest Weston News

Yesterday, 18:00

Isabel Jones, aged 11, has been picked from 5,000 children to have her drawing recreated as a sand sculpture.

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Yesterday, 16:02

Visitors to The Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare were met with around 100 soldiers, muskets and cannons at the weekend during a civil war re-enactment.

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Yesterday, 14:00

A hospital radio station’s fun day raised £1,000 for new equipment.

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Yesterday, 13:00

Employers say students’ work experience could be the solution to a growing skills gap – but only 61 per cent of schools in the South West offer their students support securing placements.

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Yesterday, 12:00

Dog-lovers were out in force in North Somerset this week as Langford Veterinary Surgery hosted its annual open day.

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What's On

Yesterday, 10:00

Scottish rock band Primal Scream are back doing what they do best – performing live.

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Fri, 16:01

A legendary voice is set to headline in Weston in November alongside some special guests.

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Fri, 15:57

A pair of comedy stars will take to the stage in Bridgwater in November, sharing the stage for two unmissable nights of laughter and entertainment.

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Fri, 15:00

EastEnders actor Shane Richie will visit The Playhouse in Weston-super-Mare, along with his band, in his show A Kick Up The 80s.

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Fri, 11:00

Residents of a Weston-super-Mare care home have made their big screen debut after two aspiring film-makers spent eight months recording exclusive behind-the-scenes footage in order to highlight a ‘different side’ to elderly people.

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Court News

Mon, 14:33

Fourteen drug dealers from across Weston-super-Mare have been jailed for a combined total of more than 39 years, following a series of dawn raids in the town.

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Mon, 07:00

A teenager kicked a man in the head at a Weston-super-Mare kebab shop, leaving him unconscious and needing 22 stitches, a court heard.

Friday, September 16, 2016

A man was left spitting his teeth out in a Weston-super-Mare street after a single punch shattered his jaw – all because his attacker believed he was littering.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Four teenage girls appeared at North Somerset Youth Court yesterday (Tuesday) charged with the assault of a 14-year-old girl.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

A Weston-super-Mare drug dealer has been sent to prison for four and a half years today (Thursday).

Education News

Yesterday, 13:00

Employers say students’ work experience could be the solution to a growing skills gap – but only 61 per cent of schools in the South West offer their students support securing placements.

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Yesterday, 11:00

The benefits of apprenticeships will be promoted by a new ambassador at Weston College.

Tue, 16:00

High-achieving students from a North Somerset school were honoured this week, when they received awards recognising their efforts over the past academic year.

Mon, 19:00

Cheddar First School has received positive feedback after a short inspection by an education watchdog.

Mon, 14:00

Children from a Weston-super-Mare primary school were treated to a taste of the Mediterranean at a North Somerset restaurant.

North Somerset News

Yesterday, 17:00

A new footpath is due to be built through the centre of Barrow Gurney to enable villagers to access amenities safely.

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Yesterday, 15:00

Year 12 students at St Katherine’s School in Pill have won a prestigious engineering award.

Yesterday, 13:00

A budding chef from Cleeve has won praise from his employers after passing a tough apprenticeship course in one of the region’s busiest restaurants.

Yesterday, 11:59

Outstanding in every area – that is Ofsted’s glowing verdict of a Portishead nursery after impressing inspectors this summer.

Yesterday, 09:00

A North Somerset healthcare group has been praised in a major Government document.

Sport News

Tue, 10:07

Following the departure of head coach Ryan Northmore, Weston Football Club are now accepting applications for the post via their official website.

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Sunday, September 18, 2016

Weston Football Club have today (Sunday) announced the departure of head coach Ryan Northmore after they were dumped out of the FA Cup by Division One South and West side North Leigh yesterday.

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Weston lost twice in a week again to extend their winless run to eight games and recorded a seventh loss in a row on Tuesday night.

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Saturday, September 10, 2016

Weston’s poor run of form continued today (Saturday) as they were beaten 2-1 by Concord Rangers – who in turn registered their first win of the season.

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Friday, September 9, 2016

Weston-super-Mare have today (Friday) announced the return of their former star striker Bradley Ash as the 20-year-old joins on loan from Sky Bet Championship side Barnsley.

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Business News

Thu, 16:00

Weston-super-Mare MP John Penrose has hailed a ‘huge team effort’ with more than 1,000 jobseekers believed to have attended Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair yesterday (Wednesday).

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Wed, 09:00

For years there have been calls for high street fashion giants Primark to open for business in Weston, but shopaholics here still have to traipse up to Bristol or run the M5 gauntlet to Taunton to get their hands on the latest trends.

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Tue, 13:30

The owners of a North Somerset pub, which has been put up for sale, say they have ‘no plans’ to close the venue.

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Sunday, September 18, 2016

A budding North Somerset chef has won praise from his employers after passing a tough apprenticeship course in one of the region’s busiest restaurants.

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Sunday, September 18, 2016

New parking rules at Weston-super-Mare’s town centre supermarket may lead to more people shopping elsewhere, a Mercury poll has found.

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Food and Drink

Thursday, September 8, 2016

A French restaurant group will open its doors on Weston-super-Mare’s seafront on Friday – offering fine dining paired with stunning views.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

A carvery house has opened in Worle, after its owners spotted a gap in the market.

Friday, August 26, 2016

A North Somerset vineyard has scooped a prestigious award for a rosé wine it produced in honour of its managing director’s mother.

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