Tuesday, April 2, 2019

A ‘sophisticated’ cannabis operation worth £90,000 was raided by a gang of robbers, with a Weston-super-Mare man believed to have ‘organised the attack’.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Financial management failings saw North Somerset Council ‘lose thousands of pounds’ on the Hazy Days music festival, and the authority has since blocked the publication of information due to feared damage to its reputation. Concerns over North Somerset Council’s running of the Tropicana have been raised over the years, but have intensified in the past 12 months amid talk of ‘financial irregularities’. Reporters Sam Frost and Sarah Robinson investigated.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Dozens of waste collections have been missed in Weston-super-Mare with bin men claiming their rounds are too big, to the frustration of homeowners who face growing piles of rubbish.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The Government cabinet minister responsible for the environment, food and rural affairs has endorsed the Mercury’s Cleaner Coastlines campaign to reduce the town’s plastic waste and protect our beaches and seas. Michael Gove wrote to the Mercury this week to praise our campaign, which is being run alongside the town’s chamber of commerce and North Somerset Council.

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