Latest Weston News

17:00

Film crews are out in Weston-super-Mare again to film scenes from a new BBC drama based on the Novichok poisonings in Salisbury.

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The country's largest covered ice rink is returning to Weston for its third winter season.

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16:00

A grieving family will 'always be left wondering' after a jury ruled neglect by staff played a role in a patient's death at a hospital unit in Weston.

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13:00

Children from a Weston-super-Mare school have designed posters and installed plastic bags to encourage people to pick up after their dogs.

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Members of North Somerset Council's health overview and scrutiny panel (HOSP) say it was 'extremely unlikely' the Government would have insisted Weston General Hospital's A&E department reopened overnight, had it sought its assistance .

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A national fitness chain will open its doors in Weston today (Wednesday).

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07:00

Hate crimes in North Somerset have increased by 23 per cent over the past two years, with racial offences linked to Brexit.

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What's On

12:15

Elvis fans can win tickets to an award-winning tribute act at Weston's Playhouse.

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Yesterday, 15:00

The story of a young journalist who covered World War Two from the continent will be staged in Clevedon in November.

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Mon, 15:00

A moving musical about loss, hope and need for change will be performed at The Theatre Shop.

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Mon, 13:00

Weston Beach Race saw a 'record crowd' as the event marked its 37th year running.

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

A beer festival will be held in Portishead next week.

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Mercury readers are in for a chance to win tickets to see the tribute band of one of the most iconic music groups of all time.

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Spooky goings on will be occurring across North Somerset over the Halloween period. Here is our round up of events taking place around the area.

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Court News

16:00

A grieving family will 'always be left wondering' after a jury ruled neglect by staff played a role in a patient's death at a hospital unit in Weston.

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Yesterday, 05:38

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from September 23 to October 2:

Mon, 07:00

A Weston man has been given a restraining order after 'completely trashing' his estranged wife's lounge in a fit of rage.

Education News

13:00

Children from a Weston-super-Mare school have designed posters and installed plastic bags to encourage people to pick up after their dogs.

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Yesterday, 20:20

A former Great British Bake Off contestant inspired pupils at a primary school to cook.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

A primary school became the first in the area to create a garden for youngsters in memory of one of Weston's most famous faces.

Sport News

18:00

The drinks were on Roy Beer as Weston returned to winning ways after coming from 3-1 behind to beat West Wilts 4-3 at Priory School.

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15:00

A group of 24 Weston AC members took on the 16-mile Exmoor Stagger on Sunday, the toughest and most beautiful race in their club championship.

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12:00

Winscombe will look to get their season back on track when they host Old Bristolians on Saturday, following a 36-20 loss at Cheltenham last weekend.

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09:00

Hornets Chargers under-13s produced a great team effort to win 50-35 at Bridgwater.

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Nick McCootie's late header helped Weston return to winning ways and preserve their unbeaten record at The Optima Stadium after defeating leaders Tiverton Town 3-2 on President Dennis Usher's 90th birthday.

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Yesterday, 14:44

Will Burns took the 2019 Millers Oils Ginetta GT4 SuperCup title fight down to the final race of the year as he was crowned series vice-champion for the second time in his career after a tense season finale weekend at Brands Hatch.

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Mon, 08:40

Splitz Gym Club had plenty to cheer at the Honiton Invitational recently.

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Business News

A national fitness chain will open its doors in Weston today (Wednesday).

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Mon, 16:55

A mobile takeaway van will serve workers' treats in Weston.

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Mon, 09:11

A childminder has opened a new nursery on Weston-super-Mare's Oldmixon estate.

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Friday, October 18, 2019

A housebuilder has made a 'hugely important' donation to a scout group.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

The family of a Weston-super-Mare boy with cerebral palsy are 'over the moon' after he was presented with a specialist trike.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The owners of a town centre butchers will permanently shut their shop after almost a quarter of a century of trading in Weston.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Plans to demolish a struggling Weston hotel to make way for 10 flats have gone to appeal.

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Food and Drink

Thursday, October 3, 2019

A wine bar has shut and will be replaced by an ale house.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

A fast food giant has announced plans to build drive-thrus in North Somerset within the next 12 months.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Food businesses sold their tasty produce at a festival in Weston town centre on Saturday.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

A Weston-super-Mare store which helps people to reduce waste and save money is in danger of closing.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

A popular family-run greengrocer has stopped displaying fresh fruit and vegetables outside its store after a series of thefts.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Featuring more than 80 fantastic local producers including farmers' market favourites like ales, cheese, pies and bread, alongside brand new flavours and a brilliant range of street food, Eat Weston promises another fantastic food and drink festival for all when it returns to the town on Saturday September 28.

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