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Who said Somerset is nothing but sleepy countryside? There are plenty of adrenaline-pumping activities for thrill-seekers to enjoy across the area, here are just 10 ideas...

Weston-super-Mare North Somerset

Weston College is continually growing, it is Ofsted outstanding and now has its own degree-level leg – University Centre Weston. Its staff and students often appear within the pages of the Mercury for their successes – and most Westonian’s know of the college’s plans to transform buildings such as the Winter Gardens and the Arosfa. But, we have put together a list of quirky facts you might not know about the college.

Weston College

Carnival will return to Weston today (Friday) and the streets will be packed with excited onlookers ready to see what dozens of carnival clubs have to offer. The carnival is a much-loved tradition in the town, but how much do you know about it?

Join In: QUIZ: How much do you know about Guy Fawkes?

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Remember, remember the 5th of November - but why is it so important? See how much you know about the origin of Fireworks Night here...

Viewing the night sky is a great way to learn about the universe we live in. Here is our guide to the best places to see the stars near Weston-super-Mare.

Weston-super-Mare

With things always changing down on Earth, sometimes we forget to look up at what is happening above our heads in the Solar System. But there are always fascinating space events to watch – and here is our guide to what you can see in Weston-super-Mare this October and November.

There is no doubt about it – Somerset produces some of the best food and drink in the world. And if you want to enjoy the region’s cheeses, ciders and ice creams, we have got some ideas for you.

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