Latest Weston News

Police are looking for three men following a collision at a petrol station in Weston when a man in his 50s was left with leg injuries.

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11:40

A man in his 50s was left with a serious head injury after he was knocked to the ground by a man in Weston-super-Mare High Street last night (Monday).

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Four members of staff at Bournville Primary School have tested positive for Covid-19.

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A primary school has opened its classrooms to pupils.

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Yesterday, 17:21

Up to 40 people may lose their jobs at a Somerset tourist attraction which will close ‘for the foreseeable future’.

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Yesterday, 13:23

North Somerset Council has served a compulsory purchase order (CPO) to the private owners of Birnbeck pier.

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What's On

Thursday, September 17, 2020

A Weston-super-Mare theatre is putting on a socially distanced performance of Sleeping Beauty for Christmas to enable fans to enjoy the magic of pantomime.

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Friday, September 11, 2020

Weston’s Marine Lake will be the setting for a theatre show.

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Monday, September 7, 2020

More than 30 ‘outstanding’ speakers are lined-up for the Wells Festival of Literature 2020 and tickets go on sale to the general public today (Monday).

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Friday, September 4, 2020

Well-known pop band The Hoosiers and Weston-super-Mare singer Harrisen Larner-Main performed at a street party in Milton on Saturday.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Music lovers soaked up the sun and chilled out with the sunset to live acoustic sounds on Bank Holiday Sunday.

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Thursday, August 27, 2020

Weston Playhouse Theatre will open its doors to social-distanced audiences this autumn, after a deal has been struck to ensure the venue can entertain people until 2027.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

A theatre group has launched an online talent contest to raise money for charity.

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Education News

Four members of staff at Bournville Primary School have tested positive for Covid-19.

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A primary school has opened its classrooms to pupils.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

A student at a Somerset school has tested positive for coronavirus today (Thursday).

Sport News

12:31

Somerset captain Tom Abell believes his side have proven they can hold their nerve in the tightest of situations as they attempt to get their hands on elusive first-class honours in the Bob Willis Trophy final this week.

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11:27

Weston midfielder Lloyd Humphries says it will be “brilliant” if he is selected to play in his first ever FA Cup game when they take on Cowes Sport at Westwood Park this evening.

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Yesterday, 15:31

Jason Kerr will challenge his Somerset team to prove themselves the best red-ball team in the country this week.

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Yesterday, 08:25

Clevedon United’s under-12 girls came up against a very accomplished Hutton Girls on Sunday.

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Sunday, September 20, 2020

Ian Cockbain played the starring role as Gloucestershire eliminated arch rivals Somerset from the Vitality Blast with a thrilling two-wicket Central Group win at the Bristol County Ground.

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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Weston manager Scott Bartlett has hailed his side’s “strong professional performance” after The Seagulls opened their Southern Premier South season with a 3-1 victory at Dorchester Town.

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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Debutants Lloyd Humphries and James Waite both found the back of the net as Weston came from behind to pick up their first win on the opening day of the Southern Premier South season at Dorchester Town.

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Business News

Friday, September 18, 2020

A Weston businessman has been shortlisted for an accolade in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards.

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

A children’s entertainer is hoping to turn Weston’s SeaQuarium into a family attraction for parties, soft play and art classes with stalls for local businesses.

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

A Somerset sports bar has temporarily closed after it reported a confirmed case of coronavirus.

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Thursday, August 27, 2020

An independent business in Weston town centre has warned it could be forced to close permanently if it cannot collect deliveries.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

A Paignton firm worked round the clock during the crisis and is now planning to expand and create new jobs

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Pizza Express has announced it is closing its Weston restaurant along with 72 other branches.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

People across North Somerset are being encouraged to return to their high streets to support local shops this week.

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Food and Drink

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Wurzels star Tommy Banner has opened a refurbished restaurant at Rich’s Cider Farm.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

The chain announced today (August 4) that it is considering closing 67 stores - risking 1,100 jobs.

Saturday, August 1, 2020

People are being encouraged to dine out as a number of restaurants, cafés and pubs will participate in the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme this month.

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