A BIG name from the world of British music has announced surprise plans to perform at the already sold-out session at Banksy’s Dismaland art exhibition in Weston’s Tropicana tonight (Friday).
VOLUNTEERS running a café which raises money for charity have been left feeling ‘deflated’ and ‘dejected’ after discovering parasols had been stolen from the patio area and some of the railings damaged.
A LIVE music event was held at a pub in Milton.
THE next meeting of Yatton Partners and Communities Together (PACT) has been rescheduled to allow police to speak to businesses about the use of HGVs in the village.
THE old horse chestnut tree in Hutton, which has stood for more than 150 years and became a symbol of the village, has had to be cut down.
THE Mercury’s front page posters have proved so popular orders have come from as far as Australia – and you still have time to pick up your own piece of Dismaland memorabilia.
AVON and Somerset Constabulary is hosting an open day at its headquarters in Portishead and is offering Mercury readers the chance to claim a family ticket to the day.
A revised plan to build new homes in Claverham does not solve problems over road safety or a lack of jobs, school places or GP services according to villagers.
TENS of thousands of people in North Somerset are estimated to be at risk of developing type two diabetes, according to new statistics.
A mental health nurse from Weston, who admitted causing unnecessary suffering to her pet dog, has blamed a lack of money for failing to treat the animal properly.
VOTE for your favourite café to win a Weston super Food Award.
THE Bank Holiday weekend saw a wide selection of events take place across Weston-super-Mare – and Grove Park was certainly not left out of the fun.
OWLS, foxes and ferrets were just some of the animals which visitors to Secret World Wildlife Rescue caught a glimpse of during the Bank Holiday weekend.
Staff at a Weston care home have been told to make improvements by a health watchdog in the wake of an inspection carried out earlier this year.
POTENTIALLY life-saving kits which reverse the effects of heroin are being offered in Weston-super-Mare.
VISITORS to a Worle pub rounded off their bank holiday weekend in high spirits by taking part in a family fun day for charity.
MORE than 280 objections have been made against an application to build 200 homes in Yatton.
TWO vehicles have collided on the M5 near Clevedon, causing delays.
A SURPRISE guest entertained visitors to Banksy’s Dismaland during its first evening of entertainment.
RNLI volunteers and police officers who saved the life of an unconscious man who had stopped breathing on Birnbeck Island are to receive an award for their bravery.
A MAN pleaded guilty to a bomb hoax at Bristol Airport during the bank holiday weekend.
A STREET festival and lorry pull is being held this weekend to raise money for charity.
A NORTH Somerset mother was joined by five friends from around the world to swim the English Channel in memory of her stillborn daughter.
THE air ambulance has launched a new initiative which it hopes will save even more lives.
VOTING for the Weston super Food Awards gets underway today (Thursday) – and you can pick which restaurant you would like to win.
A KUNG fu display was among the highlights at a church fete in Berrow at the weekend.
HUNDREDS packed into a marquee in East Brent to enjoy the village’s harvest home event.
MILITARY vehicles and an anti-aircraft gun will be in Axbridge this weekend for its showcase event.
YOUR nominations for the best food businesses in Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding area are in – and online voting starts tomorrow (Thursday).
A NORTH Somerset dementia unit worker is set to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society by cycling 1,100 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats.
The annual senior citizen’s tea was held at Claverham Village Hall on August 15.
THE body of a man was found at a recreation ground this morning (Wednesday).
A Weston health complex will be making some of its facilities free to use as part of a national initiative to get people fitter and healthier.
A TEMPORARY chief constable has started his new job at Avon and Somerset Constabulary following a raft of changes in the force’s top jobs.
Children at Little Farm Holiday Club defied the recent spate of bad weather by moving their summer celebration inside last week.
max temp: 17°C
min temp: 13°C
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