A tooth decay ‘crisis’ has seen nearly twice as many children in North Somerset have their teeth extracted compared to the national average.


‘Superb’ performances by ‘talented’ dancers, singers and musicians were enjoyed at The Highbridge Festival of The Arts which ended on Saturday.

Yesterday, 18:30

A haulage company’s owner believes a burning ‘fag end thrown from a passing vehicle’ caused a roaring trailer fire on the M5.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Readers of the Midweek and Weston Mercury have sent in beautiful pictures of the town they live in this week.

Friday, March 15, 2019

A consultation is being held on how to design a village play area this week.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Weston’s Odeon is due to screen the highly-anticipated film What Men Want, and the Mercury is offering people a chance to win tickets to see it.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

The 72nd Highbridge Festival Of The Arts is well underway and hundreds of people are taking part from across the district.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Rogue landlords who force people to live in ‘hazardous’ conditions face hefty fines and prison sentences in a council’s bid to tackle poor housing in Weston.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

A lorry transporting hay has caught fire on the M5 this evening (Wednesday).

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

A Weston mother has been left ‘devastated’ after she was forced to cancel an event which was raising money for her daughter’s life-changing surgery in America.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

A beer festival has been hailed a ‘great success’ and its organisers hope to have raised ‘thousands of pounds’ for a village group.

Monday, March 11, 2019

A Somerset town held an annual ceremony to celebrate people’s inspiring achievements.

Monday, March 11, 2019

A young couple have faced harrowing conditions after sleeping alongside rats, silverfish and the smell of sewerage while living in a damp flat in Weston.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Readers of the Weston Midweek and Mercury have sent in captivating pictures of the town basked in sunlight for this week’s iWitness24.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

A South West theatre company is set to run a ‘powerful performance’ surrounding the issue of homelessness.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

A Weston theatre company is set to perform a well-loved film which is widely regarded as one of the greatest in cinema history.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Readers of the Weston Midweek and Mercury have submitted beautiful pictures of the town and its wildlife this week.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The launch of a two-day festival will take place this week which is raising funds for an ‘integral’ scout and guide group.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Former frontman of The Libertines band, Pete Doherty, will be performing in the 
South West in a few months’ time.

Sunday, March 3, 2019

A nursery has donated hundreds of coats to people in need so they can keep warm during the winter months.

Friday, March 1, 2019

The Chelis Theatre Company is set to perform a cherished 1930s story, The Wizard Of Oz, in Weston next month.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Villagers have branded a housing development ‘ridiculous’ after hundreds of people turned out in force to oppose the plans.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

People living unlawfully at a farm dubbed ‘a blot on the landscape’ have been handed eviction notices after years of the occupiers being in limbo.

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Calendar Girls The Musical will be performed at the Bristol Hippodrome this summer.

Saturday, February 23, 2019

A 69-year-old man from Uphill is rasing money in memory of his ‘close friend and brother-in-law’ who died of cancer recently.

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Burnham and Highbridge Town Council Mayor Bill Hancock held his second charity auction, raising more than £3,000 for good causes in the area.

Friday, February 22, 2019

An amateur dramatics society will host its medieval production, King Arthur Of Lympalot, this week.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

People have captured beautiful images of Weston for iWitness24.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

A former stroke victim and patient of Weston General Hospital has given a ‘vital’ piece of equipment which helps people keep mobile while receiving care.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

A woman has been left feeling ‘traumatised’ and feels she has ‘lost her freedom’ after a drunken stranger launched an abusive racial attack at her.

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