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The leaves are changing and weather is getting colder in the September and October competition photos.

A Winscombe couple celebrated 60 years of marriage surrounded by their friends and family.

Somerset County Council has approved plans to fast-track the Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) programme to ensure tens of thousands more homes in the area have improved broadband.

Banksy’s Grim Reaper exhibit at Dismaland has inspired North Somerset Council to create a new live music venue inside the Tropicana in Weston-super-Mare.

North Somerset Council The Tropicana Weston-super-Mare

A plan which will decide the future of a Somerset village is up for consultation.

Cheddar

A holiday park has raised some crucial funds for Burnham-on-Sea’s hovercraft charity.

The Grand Pier, Tesco and Macmillan Cancer Support will try to break a world record tomorrow (Friday) – and today the Mercury is offering you a chance to get involved.

More than 500 University Centre Weston (UCW) students marked the end of their degrees at the weekend by throwing their mortarboards in the air to celebrate.

Tributes have been paid to an ‘amazing friend’ after a Cheddar schoolgirl died last week.

An ‘inspirational’ University Centre Weston (UCW) student is celebrating completing his degree, despite battling cancer for the past year.

A man was left with injuries after a collision with a car last night (Wednesday).

An urgent road closure is in place in Weston-super-Mare due to a dangerous wall which poses a risk to the public.

There are plenty of unique summer views of Weston-super-Mare to vote on for July and August.

A team of year six pupils from Worle got a taste of fame when they appeared on a television quiz.

Volunteers are needed to look after and train guide dog puppies.

A woman was the victim of a serious sexual assault on her way home from Weston-super-Mare town centre in the early hours of the morning on Friday.

Weston-super-Mare

Weston’s PC World and Currys have been merged under one roof, as part of a £1million refurbishment creating 12 new jobs.

After a three-decade battle with addiction, which reached its nadir when she found herself injecting in front of her children in a blood-stained flat, Doe Patrick got much-needed support to get sober – and now she is helping others to do the same.

The Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare has applied for planning permission to create a new aircraft display and maintenance hangar.

The Helicopter Museum Locking Weston-super-Mare

Food, cleanliness and dementia care at Weston General Hospital have been rated among the best in the country in a patient-led assessment.

Weston General Hospital

In a story which may sound familiar to modern Mercury readers, councillors considered turning the tennis courts in Weston’s Grove Park into a car park in 1966. Here is the news from 50 years ago, as reported in the Weston Mercury and Somerset Herald.

As we leave the warm weather of summer behind, vote for your favourite photo of Weston looking lovely in the sunshine.

An outline planning application for 44 homes in Banwell has been submitted to North Somerset Council.

Banwell

Schoolchildren and teachers at Milton Park Primary School dressed up as their favourite Roald Dahl character to mark the author’s 100th birthday.

Most of us will go through our day-to-day lives without being handcuffed and carted off in the back of a police van, but what is it really like for those who get nicked? Mercury content editor Briana Millett teamed up with Avon and Somerset Constabulary to find out…

Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Test your knowledge in this week’s Mercury quiz. Don’t forget to challenge your friends on Facebook and share this quiz.

A woman has died in a road traffic collision near Weston-super-Mare, prompting police to appeal for witnesses.

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.

Spring has sprung and there are plenty of gorgeous sunsets and floral scenes to choose from for March and April.

About 18,000 street lights across Somerset will be upgraded in the next six months.

Weston-super-Mare youngsters celebrated with Pudsey the bear at the Big Summer BBQ.

Two police community support officers have been recognised for their commitment to their neighbourhood.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary

A Weston-super-Mare care home has been criticised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) this week, with investigators finding the home was in breach of regulations and ‘requires improvement’.

A Weston-super-Mare man spent a gruelling 12 hours and 54 minutes completing an Iron Man challenge for Children’s Hospice South West – and he did it all in his pants.

People arrived in their hundreds to enjoy more than 80 beers, ciders and wines at a Star Wars-themed ale festival.

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