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Hundreds of students lined the streets cheering and waving flags to welcome the Princess Royal to Weston-super-Mare.

Thousands of parents will be breathing a sigh of relief after more than 90 per cent of children in North Somerset secured their first choice primary school.

Hundreds of people could be spotted celebrating the Royal Air Force’s 100th anniversary last weekend.

Avon and Somerset police are seeking the views of victims of crime about the support services available.

A life-saving device has been vandalised in a Somerset village and it is feared its loss could ‘cost someone their life’.

A Weston-super-Mare theatre company celebrated its 20th anniversary ahead of its next big show.

Plans which could see thousands of homes built in North Somerset have been submitted to the Government for review.

People of Avon and Somerset will have the rare chance to pose questions to Chief Constable Andy Marsh.

A firm which provides support for victims of domestic abuse has terminated its contract leaving North Somerset Council 45 days to find another provider.

North Somerset Council Weston-super-Mare

No decisions about the long-term future of Weston’s A&E have been made, health bosses have reiterated this week.

Weston General Hospital

A Yatton man raised more than £2,000 after organising a charity night and head shave.


A community group working with children on Weston-super-Mare’s Bournville, Coronation and Oldmixon estates is in the running for more than £40,000 of National Lottery funding.

Food businesses will find it easier to open in a part of Weston after North Somerset Council voted in favour of a new food zone initiative.

Many new houses built in North Somerset will need to be ‘adaptable’ for disabled access use, a council approved last week.

A project to create a £100million reservoir has been scrapped by Bristol Water after it decided it was ‘no longer needed’.

Pro-European activists have been campaigning in Weston-super-Mare for people to have the final say on Brexit.


A trapped deer has been saved by an East Huntspill animal charity.

A new primary school will open in Weston in September after years of delays.

The man suspected of killing a former Weston-super-Mare woman in the United States has been shot dead by police.

A trio of orphaned fox cubs are being looked after by Secret World Wildlife Rescue volunteers.

A theatre company has become the first in North Somerset to receive £360,000 of Arts Council England funding.

A house in Weston-super-Mare which was used for drugs, drug dealing and antisocial behaviour has been closed by police.

Six schools in Weston-super-Mare and Worle took part in a spelling bee.

The Football Association (FA) has recognised a Worle club for its work in promoting the game for girls.

Weston College will receive a share of £11.7million worth of funding from central Government.

New ways of renting out Weston-super-Mare’s beach huts are being explored by North Somerset Council.

Sailors are appealing for North Somerset Council to return the sand to Uphill beach to fill in the muddy ‘chasm’ which has cut off the yacht club.


A student vet has won a national award her work on rehoming cats.


A Somerset school continues to make good progress after being told it was ‘inadequate’ by an education watchdog last year.

An American burger eatery will open its doors for the first time today (Monday).

A digital showcase will run at the Winter Gardens.

Barely half of Weston General Hospital staff would be happy with the standard of care offered there if a family or friend needed treatment.

Weston General Hospital

Youngsters of Christ Church Primary school have been amazed by a cockerel called Colin which has sat on a church roof for more than 60 years.

A circus will mark 250 years of the art with a brand new show in Somerset.

A watersports business will host an open day to celebrate the national Push The Boat Out initiative.

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