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Weston-super-Mare and its surrounding villages sure have changed over the years so we thought we’d put your memory to the test to see how many places you recognise based on photographs from the 1960s.

Do you spend your time taking in Weston’s varied architecture, or do you walk around with your head in your phone? See if you can tell one Weston-super-Mare landmark from the next in our quiz…

What’s the tallest building in Weston? What year did the Tropicana open? Which famous person described the town as a ‘seedy seaside resort’? Prove you’re an expert in all things Weston-super-Mare by trying out our quiz…

From rolling hills to beautiful beaches, North Somerset has some of the most picturesque landscapes and therefore some of the best scenic views. These are our 13 favourites.

If you are looking for somewhere for a weekend retreat, there is no need to look far. Somerset has stunning views, glorious pubs and dozens of quaint villages which are perfect for a country getaway or romantic retreat. We’ve picked 8 of the cosiest Airbnb homes you can rent in Somerset.

Weston-super-Mare has tons of great places to eat, whether you are looking for a hearty breakfast, a Sunday roast or a Friday-night curry. Here are the top 10 restaurants in the town according to TripAdvisor...

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...

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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.

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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...

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