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As the spring season draws ever-closer, community groups in one North Somerset village are looking for people to help tidy up their neighbourhood in anticipation of longer days and warmer weather.


A Weston-super-Mare charity ran a multi-activity camp to get children out and active during the school holidays.

‘Very slow’ rush-hour traffic is building up on the M5 after a vehicle broke down.

A group of neighbours have banded together to tidy up their community and are encouraging others to do the same.

Weston head coach Scott Bartlett has expressed pride at his side’s performance away at Hampton and Richmond on Saturday but says it was not a surprise with the quality in the team.

North Somerset Council is hoping to attract more overseas tourists to Weston and other parts of the district.

A man has been arrested after a large fight broke out in Weston-super-Mare on Saturday – but police want to speak to another in connection with the incident.

Brides-to-be looking to save money ahead of their big day can now pick up a bargain at a Weston Hospicecare shop.

Weston Hospicecare

Ice is expected to form on roads in Weston-super-Mare and North Somerset later today (Monday), leading to difficult driving conditions.

A man has been arrested after a fire broke out at a flat in Weston-super-Mare yesterday (Sunday).

Avon Fire and Rescue Service Weston-super-Mare

Weston-super-Mare’s RNLI was called to reports of someone entering the water off the seafront this morning (Monday).


Weston and North Somerset Trades Council has called for a stop to ‘bewildering’ cuts to the NHS as concern for the area’s standard of healthcare continues to grow.

A Weston-super-Mare radiographer has been banned from his profession after more than 700,000 images and videos of child abuse were found stashed away on his computer.

Fire crews from Weston-super-Mare were called to put out a chimney fire last night (Sunday).


A Somerset town with a struggling infrastructure is expected to accommodate a share of 576 new houses and the community fears the worst.

Congresbury children have enjoyed a busy day exploring Cheddar Gorge and its beautiful surroundings.

A parish council has called on its residents to nominate people they think have done a lot for their village.

School students dazzle in stage contest

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Students from a North Somerset school travelled to Hertfordshire this week to showcase their skills on stage.

A fashion design student from Weston showcased her work in front of a host of industry experts at London Fashion Week.

A North Somerset holiday club learned about nature and woodwork this week.

An accident on the M5 has forced a lane to be closed tonight (Saturday).

Avon and Somerset Constabulary Weston-super-Mare

Free legal advice available for families

Saturday, February 25, 2017

A North Somerset solicitor will offer free legal advice at new monthly sessions in Congresbury.

A healthcare watchdog has praised a Weston-super-Mare care home for its ‘supportive’ and ‘relaxed’ approach.

Care Quality Commission Weston-super-Mare

A former NatWest store in Highbridge could become flats after Burnham and Highbridge Town Council voted to support the plans this week.

Plans to build more than 600 homes in Highbridge have been unanimously opposed by Burnham and Highbridge Town Council this week.

A Little Mix tribute act attracted a big crowd at a concert in St Georges last week.

People in Yatton are being urged to make a difference to their community by getting involved in the village’s Partners and Communities Together (PACT) group.

A brave eight-year-old boy became a ‘hero on Valentine’s Day’ after he went to his grandmother’s rescue when he found her unconscious on a bed.

Children from two village primary schools made some tasty pizzas at one of North Somerset’s top restaurants.

A group of travellers who pitched up on Burnham’s seafront forced the land-owner to take legal action.

Iwitness24 photo challenge winner announced.

Scott Bartlett insists he is fully focused on Weston’s fight for National League South survival - despite links to the vacant manager’s post at Eastleigh.

An afternoon of arts and crafts plus tea and cake was enjoyed by families at a pop-up community church in West Wick.

A North Somerset holiday club has been busy in the forest.

Somerset County Council has now approved its annual budget but the Liberal Democrat party wants more detail about its plans to save £18million.

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