Sunday, January 28, 2018

More than 100 short films contributed by students in nearly 30 different countries were whittled down into a dazzling two-hour showcase for a festival organised by Weston College students this week.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Tickets for the glitzy finale of Weston Hospicecare’s new showpiece fundraiser will go on sale on Monday.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

A 21-year-old has admitted inflicting a fatal stab wound on a man from Burnham – but will be sentenced for manslaughter instead of the original murder charge he was facing.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

The second in a new wave of blue plaques honouring some of Weston-super-Mare’s most venerable past characters has been unveiled in tribute to a philanthropist who made a huge and lasting impression on the town.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The family of a woman murdered in Highbridge on Saturday have today (Tuesday) released an emotional tribute and spoken of their ‘total devastation’.

Friday, January 19, 2018

North Somerset’s leading councillor has launched a public attack on his own party by slamming the Government’s era of austerity for treating elderly people ‘without respect’.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

A model railway show will be held in Weston this Sunday – an event which is set to catapult the show through the £40,000 charity fundraising barrier.

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Two charities have joined forces to help protect Somerset’s historic churches from thieves who target the lead on their roofs.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Record-breaking Christmas trade, a public sector ‘financial crisis’ and the ‘appalling’ state of Weston Museum were all making headlines in the Weston Mercury and Somerset Herald edition of January 5, 1968.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Former Weston Mercury editor Jeremy Williams has died suddenly, aged 62.

Friday, January 5, 2018

A Christmas shopping season, widespread power cuts, children’s swimming lessons and problems for the RNLI were among the issues making Weston-super-Mare headlines over the festive period five decades ago.

Monday, January 1, 2018

If you thought all of the Christmas and New Year parties were at an end, think again – a fun, free party for Weston’s schoolchildren will take place this weekend.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

More than 30 affordable homes will go on to the North Somerset property market after a housing association completed two deals to expand into the area.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Dozens of villagers turned out to enjoy one of their village’s most popular festive traditions on Boxing Day.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Nearly 2,500 people across Somerset registered to give blood for the first time in 2017 – but the NHS is appealing for more to step forward and help in 2018.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

A host of the biggest names 
in British comedy will be appearing in Bristol this month for the 14th annual Slapstick festival.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

A Weston charity’s four-year goal of upgrading its sensory room has been completed at last, thanks to a team of volunteers from a hardware store.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

A volunteer-run organisation which saves the lives of people at risk on cliffs or in floods has been given a financial helping hand by a supermarket chain.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

A Weston charity supporter has passed an incredible fundraising milestone, after collecting £100,000 for Cancer Research UK over the past decade.

Monday, December 25, 2017

Many of Weston’s top athletes – plus plenty of fun runners too – will strap on their running shoes on New Year’s Day to take part in an aptly-named event.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Around 40 new jobs will be created after a Weston-based transport firm secured a new deal to deliver a passenger service for workers at the new Hinkley Point C.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

A charity which supports homeless people in Weston has been given a helping hand with its Christmas dinner preparations by a group of teenager supporters.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

People across Avon and Somerset are to be asked whether they would be happy to pay an extra £1 a month towards the area’s police force.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

The struggling accident and emergency department at Weston General Hospital will close early on Christmas Day, health leaders have revealed.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Christmas travel plans have been thrown into disarray for thousands of passengers today (Friday) after flights were cancelled and diverted at Bristol Airport following an incident which saw a plane leave the runway.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Wintry weather, political defections, and more than a little ‘bah humbug’ were making the news in Weston-super-Mare 50 years ago this week.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between November 1-20.

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