The Russian State Ballet of Siberia is to perform Giselle at a Bristol venue next month – and the Mercury is giving readers the chance to win tickets to see the show.


A lane on the M5 has been closed due to emergency repair works taking place today (Friday).

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A man from Wrington who was struggling to cover the costs of attending his brother’s wedding can now afford the trip after winning a £10,000 cash competition.


A Weston choir has announced it hopes to expand and is searching for new members.

Wed, 15:23

A man from Draycott has had his van broken into, leaving him £3,000 out of pocket.

Wed, 15:00

A tribute to Aretha Franklin will be performed at the Weston Playhouse Theatre next month.

Tue, 19:00

A four-year-old girl’s dream of walking for the first time could become a reality if enough money is raised for her to have an operation in America.

Tue, 18:00

The musical Oliver! will be performed by two village drama clubs next week.

Tue, 15:00

Comedian and journalist Mark Thomas will bring his stand-up comedy tour to Bristol.

Tue, 10:03

People flocked to Brent Knoll to browse through merchandise at the village farmers market.

Mon, 16:00

Two crews tackled a chimney fire at a house in Mark yesterday (Sunday).

Mon, 15:00

Weston’s Playhouse Theatre is set to host two Horrible Histories’ theatre shows this week.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Health chiefs have been warned not to ‘betray’ Weston and cut access to emergency care in the town.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Avon and Somerset police are appealing to anyone who has dash cam footage of a BMW car which collided into a bus stop in Yatton’s High Street yesterday (Wednesday).

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Sedgemoor District Council is on the look out for seaside businesses to trade in the area for the next three summers.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

A woman from Wrington has received an OBE for her services to banking and sustainable energy.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

A new two-day beer festival will take place in a few months time – and all of the profits raised will be donated to charity.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

People travelling to work witnessed a car crash into a bus shelter this morning (Wednesday).

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

A Wrington man is set to host a talk about the experience he went through to complete a charitable English Channel swim next month.

Monday, January 7, 2019

A shop in Weston is in danger of closing for good after a lack of trade and footfall has affected the business.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Avon and Somerset Constabulary has launched a recruitment drive for Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs).

Friday, January 4, 2019

A three-month road closure which has seen vehicles diverted by up to 35 miles was lifted on Friday.

Friday, January 4, 2019

Christmas festivities have finished for another year, so here is a list of events which you can take part in so as to fully make the most of the first weekend of 2019.

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Weston General Hospital suffered the worst record in the area for the amount of general and acute beds it had available to patients last month.

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Elaborate gingerbread houses have been made by the clients at Westcliffe House in Weston to give to charities in the town.

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Plans to build a block of flats and to convert two guest houses into flats have been submitted to North Somerset Council.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Redhill Village Club held its classic car and motorcycle show last weekend.

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

North Somerset Council needs more volunteers to lead a number of group walks in its healthy lifestyle scheme.

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

North Somerset Council has launched an appeal to seek out new foster parents who can take care of children in the district.

Monday, December 31, 2018

Plans to convert a vacant shop into a temporary artist’s studio in Weston look set to be approved by the area’s unitary council.

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