Mon, 09:12

A driver has been arrested after leading police on a nine-mile car chase and crashing into a pub wall with two children and a female passenger inside.

Mon, 07:41

Councillors have promised to deliver a 'fair and affordable' parking policy in Weston after a Tory-led review was scrapped by North Somerset Council's new rainbow coalition.

Sunday, June 16, 2019

The Mercury's monthly sporting nostalgia feature, Sporting Memories, returns for its second instalment - as chief reporter Sam Frost delves deep into the archives to share some of the best photos from 2000.

Sunday, June 16, 2019

A Weston restaurateur who fled Cambodia and Vietnam in search of freedom and was saved from a sinking boat has celebrated 40 years in the UK.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Two Weston men have been given a 'last chance' and spared jail, after injuring a man in an 'ugly' Boxing Day brawl.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Trains between Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Temple Meads are delayed this afternoon (Tuesday) after a person was killed after being struck by a train.

Monday, June 3, 2019

A show which blends classical music with dance sounds to create a festival atmosphere will be held in the South West this summer, and the Mercury has free tickets to give away to away to a lucky reader.

Monday, June 3, 2019

Banned football fans have been told to hand in their passports or face arrest this week, ahead of England's trip to Portugal for the UEFA Nations League finals.

Monday, June 3, 2019

Youngsters had fun spending their half-term break in search of buried treasure and hearing tall tales from the high seas.

Monday, June 3, 2019

A multi-million-pound project which will create hundreds of jobs in Weston is on schedule, with the structure of the building complete.

Monday, June 3, 2019

A Weston man who sent a picture of his penis and encouraged the girl to teach her eight-year-old sister to masturbate has been caught out by a police sting.

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Campaigners have pleaded with a Government minister to prevent the closure of a Weston surgery and accelerate the creation of a new health centre.

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Dozens of people gave up their free time at the weekend to tidy up Weston beach, and they were joined by record-breaking adventurer.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Volkswagen enthusiasts shrugged off the changeable weather on Sunday to enjoy 
an annual charity event in Weston.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Youngsters relished the chance to get their hands on birds of prey at the weekend, as an animal sanctuary hosted an open day.

Friday, May 31, 2019

The Royal Bath & West Show is in full swing, and has once again proved to be a brilliant day out for all the family.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Homeowners have turned down proposals of a council tax increase in return for a long-awaited village hall - but the team behind the project is not giving up.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Schoolchildren have toys to enjoy again after a generous business stepped in when play equipment was stolen.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Plans for hundreds of 'precision-engineered' homes near Weston have been revealed by North Somerset Council.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

The music of a legendary opera duo will feature in a new show on a Weston stage next month, promising a night of family-friendly entertainment.

Monday, May 27, 2019

Another business has closed in Weston High Street, as a difficult period for the town centre continues.

Monday, May 27, 2019

Major changes to North Somerset Council's decision-making processes are being thought up, after its new leader outlined plans for constitutional reform.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Weston-super-Mare have announced today (Friday) Scott Bartlett will return to the club as manager, vowing to 'build a squad the supporters deserve'.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

A police crackdown on crime in North Somerset has 'made a flying start' after the force was bolstered by 100 new officers.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

The time spent playing sport with your friends can deliver unforgettable memories and proud moments, and the Mercury has decided to roll back the years for a new monthly feature called Sporting Memories.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Champagne corks were sent flying after plans which would have 'spoiled' a village by demolishing its former pub have been torn up.

Friday, May 17, 2019

A new era at North Somerset Council began this week, as a rainbow coalition took control at Weston Town Hall promising to be 'open and transparent'.

Friday, May 10, 2019

'A true celebration of Great British agriculture, entertainment, food and drink' will be held in Somerset once again this summer, promising to deliver a hugely entertaining day out.

Friday, May 10, 2019

A Weston man who sent a picture of his penis to what he thought was a 12-year-old girl on social media has been spared jail.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

One in six new recruits at Weston General Hospital are from the continent, new figures have revealed amid uncertainty over Britain's relationship with the European Union.

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