Latest Weston News

St. Modwen Homes has secured planning permission to build 248 'high quality' homes in Locking Parklands.

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A 79-year-old woman will skydive for charity in memory of her husband in May.

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Mercury readers have debated Weston's being named one of the most 'welcoming' places in the UK.

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Yesterday, 11:00

Councillors in Cheddar said the village needed to be able to grow after new population caps were proposed by the Weston settlement policy.

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Yesterday, 10:00

Works to protect homes in Highbridge from flooding start on Monday.

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Yesterday, 08:00

A star-gazing session to educate people of the effects of light pollution on the environment is to be held next month.

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Yesterday, 07:00

A village shop will close next month after its owner faced a 'major challenge' to keep it open.

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What's On

Libraries across North Somerset are inviting families to celebrate World Book Day with them next month.

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Fri, 13:47

From speed dating to messy workshops, everyone can find something to take part in.

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Fri, 10:42

Keen cyclists and families are invited to take part in the Gert Lush vintage bike festival in Bristol this spring.

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Fri, 08:49

A tribute to one of Ireland's most beloved bands returns to Weston on March 15, and readers could win tickets to the show that promises audiences a Rare Auld Time.

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Wed, 15:00

Vocal harmony quartet The Opera Boys return to Weston's Playhouse Theatre with an all new show this weekend.

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Tue, 19:00

A Weston comic shop owner is celebrating the launch of his very own series this week.

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Tue, 18:00

Matthew Bourne's double Olivier award-winning musical The Red Shoes will be performed at Bristol Hippodrome next month.

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Court News

Monday, February 3, 2020

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse in St Georges from January 6-29.

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

A Weston man who encouraged a girl to teach her eight-year-old sister to masturbate has been jailed.

Education News

Yesterday, 08:00

A star-gazing session to educate people of the effects of light pollution on the environment is to be held next month.

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Fri, 14:00

A housing developer is to open its doors to young people in a bid to inspire them to consider a career in construction and development.

Thu, 16:00

Darren Palmer, who is registered blind, had to undergo a number of surgeries to save what little remains of his sight after opticians noticed there was high pressure on his eyes caused by traumatic glaucoma from an accident years prior.

Sport News

Yesterday, 14:51

Dean Dodge was "on top of the world" after beating Sean Davis at the Wellsprings Leisure Centre in Taunton on Friday.

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Fri, 10:42

Keen cyclists and families are invited to take part in the Gert Lush vintage bike festival in Bristol this spring.

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Fri, 08:31

Somerset co-promoter Garry May has been rocked by the news that Bradley Wilson-Dean has withdrawn from the team on medical advice.

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Fri, 08:00

The senior February medal was the only event to survive Storm Dennis at Brean Golf Club last week.

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Thu, 19:33

Holders Weston have announced a new date for their Somerset Premier Quarter Final tie with Taunton Town.

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Thu, 16:00

A member of Trailblazers Walking Netball Club was invited to a filming session with Tracey Neville to help promote the sport to the older generation after the completion of her UKCC Level One coaching course.

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Thu, 14:00

Weston manager Scott Bartlett says his side have 'learned' how to cope with the disappointment of consecutive postponements ahead of the visit to Dorchester Town this Saturday.

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Business News

Yesterday, 07:00

A village shop will close next month after its owner faced a 'major challenge' to keep it open.

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Fri, 17:15

Two North Somerset businesses have banded together to help tackle the current climate crisis.

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Wed, 09:34

A High Street store has announced its closure in Weston town centre.

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Tue, 19:00

A Weston comic shop owner is celebrating the launch of his very own series this week.

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Sunday, February 16, 2020

Readers discussed the launch of the council's new Super Weston initiative,

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Friday, February 14, 2020

A new personalised care service for older people and adults with disabilities has opened up in Weston-super-Mare.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

A Weston nightclub will close at the end of the month.

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Food and Drink

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

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

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Campaigners fighting to protect a closed pub being bulldozed believe its historic significance should not be sacrificed for the benefit of a commercial venture.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Worle fish and chip shop has won a top regional food award. We spoke to the man behind the success, who has brought a convenience store spin to takeaway meals.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The Landing Light in Weston has officially reopened with a ceremony for veterans.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Award-winning Guardian food columnist, Felicity Cloake, gave a passionate talk about her latest book at Wells Festival of Literature this month, where she spoke about her tour around France by bike to sample the best of the country's culinary offerings.

Monday, October 28, 2019

A steakhouse restaurant will be opening on the outskirts of Weston in the run up to Christmas.

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