Tuesday, January 7, 2020

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from December 10-20:

Friday, January 3, 2020

The brilliance of musician Michael Jackson will be celebrated at Weston’s Playhouse theatre next month.

Monday, December 30, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from November 28 to December 10:

Sunday, December 29, 2019

A Congresbury hotel is preparing to host its annual Burns Night to celebrate the famous Scottish bard.

Friday, December 27, 2019

Animated comedy, Spies In Disguise, set in the high-octane globe-trotting world of international espionage, is screening this week at the Odeon Weston and lucky readers have the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the film for free.

Friday, December 27, 2019

A man from Locking has been jailed for more than two years for possessing indecent images of children online.

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Somerset County Council is no longer facing a financial crisis, according to its leader.

Monday, December 23, 2019

Legendary DJ, Johnnie Walker, will bring BBC Radio 2’s popular sounds of the 1970s radio show to Weston’s Playhouse next month.

Monday, December 23, 2019

Actor Tony Britton has died at the age of 95.

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Four drivers have been fined for using a blue disabled badge they were not entitled to.

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Waste and recycling collections will change over the next few weeks because of the Christmas and New Year bank holidays.

Saturday, December 21, 2019

A man who was jailed for being part of a machete-armed gang ‘terrorising’ people in Weston-super-Mare has absconded from an open prison.

Friday, December 20, 2019

World-renowned violinist, Andre Rieu, is celebrating his 70th birthday with a performance being screed in cinemas across the country.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

The gang is back but the game has changed in Jumanji: The Next Level screening at the Odeon Weston this week.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Cats is reimagined for a new generation in a breath-taking production incorporating a world-class cast of dancers, start-of-the-art technology and spectacular production design.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Somerset food producers filled the Winter Gardens as a festive food festival went down a storm.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Gardeners face having to pay £50 a year to have their green waste collected in future.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

A man has been arrested in Weston on suspicion of dangerous driving after a three-car crash on the A38.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Weston General Hospital’s emergency service still needs to improve, according to inspectors.

Monday, December 16, 2019

A struggling hotel can be demolished and replaced by flats, a planning inspector has ruled, citing a lack of space for housing in Weston as a reason for giving the unpopular project the green light.

Sunday, December 15, 2019

The future of Weston Carnival was a hot topic of debate on the Weston Mercury Facebook page this week.

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Bird watchers are being asked to take part in YACWAG’s Christmas bird survey.

Sunday, December 15, 2019

The number of fire call-outs in Avon rose to an eight-year high last year, with the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) concerned politicians have become ‘complacent’ about cuts.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Plans for a large modern GP surgery have been halted due to funding issues.

Friday, December 13, 2019

It was, unequivocally, a night of Tory dominance, both at home and right across England and Wales.

Friday, December 13, 2019

New homes will go on sale within the next 12 months as demolition work on a factory has begun.

Friday, December 13, 2019

The Conservatives have retained control of North Somerset with Dr Liam Fox being re-elected as the constituency’s MP.

Friday, December 13, 2019

John Penrose has been re-elected as MP for Weston-super-Mare.

Friday, December 13, 2019

James Heappey has been re-elected as MP for Wells.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

With polls now closed, join us for all the latest General Election 2019 news from North Somerset, Weston-super-Mare, Wells and across the country.

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