Don't miss a story sign up to Weston Mercury's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Latest Weston News

16:00

An ‘outstanding’ village show has been held in Draycott.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:08

A serious accident between a motorbike and a car has meant part of the dual carriageway in Weston-super-Mare has been closed.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:00

A pop group’s visit and a female pilot made the headlines in the Weston Mercury and Somerset Herald 50 years ago. Here is the news from August 18, 1967.

Read more
Picture Past
Yesterday, 13:27

Weekend motorway traffic is beginning to build up, with reports of cars queuing at Weston-super-Mare’s Junction 21 in both directions today (Saturday).

Read more
Yesterday, 13:00

Pupils from a North Somerset school put on an ‘outstanding’ performance at Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Read more
Sidcot School
Yesterday, 10:00

Much can change in a week, and we don’t want you to miss out on any of the week’s top stories or fun facts – so each Saturday we’ll be recapping some of the week’s highlights in handy bite-sized form.

Read more
Weston General Hospital
Yesterday, 08:00

Parents from Weston-super-Mare are calling on politicians to investigate their baby’s death, as they believe there are still questions over how he was treated in hospital

Read more
Fri, 19:00

A member of Weston Athletics Club is set to lace up his running shoes to take on the Great North Run for charity.

Read more
Fri, 17:01

A gin festival will take over the Grand Pier and a new show from Weston Operatic Society will take place this weekend. Here are five things to do in Weston-super-Mare this weekend.

Read more
Fri, 15:00

A Somerset family has hosted a fair in their father’s memory to raise money for Weston Hospicecare.

Read more
Weston Hospicecare
Fri, 14:00

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service is looking to recruit more on-call firefighters.

Read more
Fri, 12:53

Hundreds of couples will miss out on free IVF treatment on the NHS under cost-cutting proposals outlined by North Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Read more
Fri, 12:00

Labour can be a stressful time for any parent but a Cheddar hairdresser was forced to deliver his son ‘in the middle of nowhere’.

Read more
Cheddar
Fri, 11:00

One of Weston-super-Mare RNLI’s most successful open days took place on Sunday.

Read more
RNLI
Fri, 09:25

Bristol Airport is advising passengers travelling to Barcelona today (Friday) to contact their airline following yesterday’s terrorist attack.

Read more
Bristol Airport
Fri, 09:07

New artwork was unveiled on the hoardings around Weston-super-Mare’s derelict Birnbeck Pier this weekend, while the first grant application to restore the deteriorating structure is expected to be submitted soon.

Read more
Birnbeck Regeneration Trust Birnbeck Pier
Fri, 09:00

Weston commuters will be faced with even more costly rail charges, after the Government announced a 3.6 per cent increase will come in to effect in January.

Read more
Fri, 07:00

Patients registered at a Weston-super-Mare town centre GP surgery will have to travel to a medical centre three miles away if they want to see a nurse in future.

Read more
Thu, 17:09

Travellers which occupied Weston’s Clarence Park have now set up camp elsewhere in the town.

Read more
Thu, 16:44

The family of a man police believe was murdered are appealing for anyone with information as to where the ‘key suspect’ may be to come forward.

Read more
Thu, 15:00

A new crowdfunding campaign has been launched to protect an endangered creature which plays a crucial role in the Somerset food chain – the bumblebee.

Read more
Thu, 14:26

Three fire crews were called to a house in Cheddar after a cooker caught fire.

Read more
Thu, 14:11

Churchill Academy students have benefitted from a ‘blend of enjoyment and hard work’ in achieving ‘excellent’ A-level results, according its ‘proud’ headteacher.

Read more
Thu, 14:05

Sixth formers at King Alfted School in Highbridge collected their A-level results today (Thursday) and many are preparing to start university in September.

Read more
Thu, 14:00

Fundraising for a second phase of refurbishment work at Weston Museum will get underway as soon as the building re-opens.

Read more
Weston Museum
Thu, 13:00

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between July 11 and 25.

Read more
Thu, 12:39

Kings Of Wessex Academy students celebrated this morning (Thursday) as they opened their A-level exam results and checked they had got into the university they hoped for.

Read more
Thu, 12:30

An interim Chief Fire Officer has been appointed at Avon Fire & Rescue Service after its previous chief was suspended in the wake of a damning report into the service’s leadership.

Read more
Thu, 10:46

Weston College students were celebrating this morning (Thursday) after A-level results revealed more than 99 per cent of students passed and 80 per cent secured A*-C grades.

Read more
Thu, 10:30

Burnham RNLI crews have rescued a man who suffered head injuries falling from a boat near Hinkley Point.

Read more
RNLI
Thu, 09:22

A road running between Hutton and Locking is closed today (Thursday), so North Somerset Council can carry out urgent repair work.

Read more
Thu, 09:00

The Mercury has once again teamed up with a well-known Weston-super-Mare trust this week to launch the 2018 Birnbeck calendar competition.

Read more
Birnbeck Regeneration Trust
Thu, 07:44

Bus timetables affecting services to and from Weston-super-Mare will change next month.

Read more
Thu, 07:30

A man was arrested in connection with a flat fire which has left two people needing new homes.

Read more
Thu, 07:00

Young people from Weston-super-Mare will be picking up their A-level results today (Thursday) with many hoping to start a university course. For those who are worried about what happens next, we have put together this handy guide.

Read more

Most Read News

Read Online

Image
Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 15°C

Useful Links

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

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

Somerset's trusted business finder