Latest Weston News

Yesterday, 16:00

The switch to the comprehensive school system in 1971 saw Somerset County Education Committee propose a merger of several Weston schools, 50 years ago this week.

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Yesterday, 11:58

The candidates standing to be Weston's next MP will take part in a debate on health later this month.

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Yesterday, 10:58

Talented Midweek readers have sent in snapshots of Weston Beach Race and stunning landscapes to iWitness24.

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Yesterday, 07:37

A 'serious incident' forced the closure the M5 this morning (Saturday) - but after six hours, it has reopened.

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Yesterday, 06:45

A Worle nursery which was damaged by lightning earlier this year aims to reopen in February 2020.

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Fri, 17:00

A charity which supports veterans and their families is looking for more volunteers to help people who have served in the armed forces.

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Fri, 16:50

Plans to rebuild and improve a town pub which was devastated by fire have been submitted.

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What's On

Yesterday, 14:00

Paintings, sketches, ceramics and photography will be on display at an arts fair in Wrington later this month.

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Fri, 16:50

Plans to rebuild and improve a town pub which was devastated by fire have been submitted.

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Fri, 12:12

An 'amazing showcase' of music from one of the greatest songwriters of all time will feature in a new show heading to Weston's Playhouse next year, and readers could win tickets to see the show.

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Fri, 12:00

The cold is no excuse to stop attending events especially in Weston as there is always something to do.

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Fri, 09:34

BBC folk singer of the year Bella Hardy heads to Bristol's Folk House tonight (Friday).

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Tue, 14:59

One of the country's best-known DJs will be entertaining a huge crowd in Weston this month.

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Mon, 19:08

Theatre goers will be transported back to the 1980s in an award-winning show.

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Court News

A Weston childminder has today (Tuesday) been found guilty of causing injuries to a girl in her care.

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Mon, 16:39

An experienced childminder from Weston accused of neglect has been defended by colleagues, and parents of children in her care who described her as 'kind, caring, nurturing, patient and trustworthy'.

Mon, 07:00

A Locking man possessed thousands of indecent images of children and boasted online about sexually abusing a child, a court has heard.

Education News

Yesterday, 06:45

A Worle nursery which was damaged by lightning earlier this year aims to reopen in February 2020.

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Thu, 17:00

Children from Burrington were given the chance to try out wheelchair basketball.

Thu, 11:00

Children from a Weston school were treated to a trip to Puxton Park to reward them for their good behaviour and attitude.

Sport News

Yesterday, 17:44

Weston saw their unbeaten home record in the Southern League ended by leaders Chesham on Saturday.

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Fri, 16:52

Weston are set to play host to Newbury in the South West Premier on Saturday.

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Wed, 13:00

Winscombe were left empty handed after a 26-8 loss at Chipping Sodbury in Western Counties North.

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Wed, 09:00

Weston AC members joined forces for three age group wins, three podiums and five top-10 spots at the latest Burnham Winter Series 5k.

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Tue, 21:37

Weston's defence of the Somerset Cup started with a comfortable come from behind 4-1 win over Paulton Rovers on Tuesday.

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Tue, 17:00

Mendip Spring Golf Club's captains presented a cheque for £8,196 to the Alzheimer's Society after a successful year of fundraising.

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Tue, 13:00

Winscombe Ladies fell to a late 1-0 defeat at high-flying Firebrands in Premier 2B.

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Business News

Thu, 12:00

A new restaurant specialising in southern baked chicken is opening to customers in Weston-super-Mare this week.

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Friday, November 8, 2019

A 'residents' fun pass' for Westonians, which would offer discounts at top attractions, will 'give something back' to people of the town.

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

A Hewish-based brewery has opened its first pub and eatery in Weston-super-Mare town centre.

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Weston Thomas Cook staff who lost their jobs last month are back at work, thanks to another travel company.

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Plans to knock down a derelict hotel to make way for a hydro-electric power system have been delayed by a year.

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Motorists will be able to park for free in Weston at weekends in the run up to Christmas.

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Sunday, November 3, 2019

A Weston business owner has decided to close his fish and chip shop to travel around the world with his family.

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Food and Drink

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.

Friday, October 25, 2019

The streets of Burnham will be packed with food vendors as a festival returns this weekend.

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.

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