08:00

Two café owners from Weston are asking for help to donate lunches to hospital staff once a fortnight.

Yesterday, 18:00

People are being urged to be more considerate to their neighbours during the lockdown.

Yesterday, 15:26

GP surgeries in North Somerset will remain open on Good Friday and Easter Monday this year as part of measures to ease pressure on local hospitals during the coronavirus outbreak.

Yesterday, 12:34

Councillors from across the political spectrum in North Somerset have joined together to praise council staff for all the work they are doing to keep vital services running.

Yesterday, 07:45

One coronavirus death has been recorded at the Weston Area Health Trust in the past 24 hours, the latest official figures show.

Tue, 11:58

Keep up to date with the coronavirus outbreak by following our live blog.

Mon, 16:09

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in North Somerset has risen to 66.

Friday, April 3, 2020

The chief constable of Avon and Somerset Constabulary has thanked the overwhelming majority of the public for adhering to the Government’s advice to reduce the spread of coroavirus.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Children have been brightening up Weston with their rainbow paintings to spread some cheer during the coronavirus crisis.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Now more than ever, local journalism matters.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Nursing homes in Weston are days away from a crisis as carers are not being tested for coronavirus and lack protective equipment, according to sector experts.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

A second person has died from coronavirus in Weston-super-Mare.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

As people are unable to visit loved ones during the lockdown, the Mercury is inviting readers to send in messages to cheer people up and let them know you are thinking of them.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Four more coronavirus cases were diagnosed in North Somerset yesterday (Monday).

Monday, March 30, 2020

Care workers are in desperate need of masks, disposable gloves, aprons and hand sanitiser to protect them from coronavirus.

Monday, March 30, 2020

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in North Somerset has risen to 32.

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Police and local authorities have been given new powers to take action against people and businesses who are not following lockdown rules.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

A new support service has been launched by North Somerset Council to link people in need to the fantastic support being offered by communities.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Restaurants in Weston are still serving customers and supporting people in isolation by offering takeaway services and selling essential items.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Another case of coronavirus has been recorded in North Somerset, official figures show.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

A Weston-super-Mare taxi firm is offering to pick up people’s shopping if they are unable to go out to buy supplies.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

A support group has been set up in Weston to help people who are isolated due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

A patient has died from coronavirus at Weston General Hospital.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Patients and staff from Weston Hospicecare were moved to tears after caring pupils sent in cards with messages of love and hope to make them feel less lonely while they are isolated due to the coronavirus.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Two more cases of coronavirus have been recorded in North Somerset, but figures are expected to be much higher.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Weston Hospicecare’s flagship fundraising event has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Monday, March 23, 2020

North Somerset Council leader Don Davies and deputy leader Mike Bell are urging people to stay home to limit the spread of coronavirus and protect the NHS.

Sunday, March 22, 2020

A 39-year-old man with Asperger syndrome is hoping to set up more support groups in the area to help people on the autism spectrum.

Friday, March 20, 2020

A village shop is offering phone orders and home deliveries to those who are stuck inside due to the coronavirus.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

A Weston venue is collecting food donations to give out to children when schools close due to the coronavirus.

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