Latest Weston News

Yesterday, 19:00

A husband and wife are sporting matching looks after shaving their heads for a preschool in Uphill.

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Yesterday, 17:00

A group of 15 independent shops in Weston will host a series of pop-up shops at the Sovereign Shopping Centre this week.

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Yesterday, 16:10

A four-car collision is causing delays on the M5 tonight (Thursday).

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Yesterday, 13:00

Fans of iconic TV series and films gathered to take part in a highly-anticipated comic con in Weston this weekend.

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Yesterday, 12:24

A pensioner petitioning the council to do something about dangerous parking outside a block of seafront flats in Weston believes 'it's only a matter of time before there is a serious accident.'

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Yesterday, 11:00

Weston Toy Library set up a stay and play day to raise money for BBC Children in Need.

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Yesterday, 07:21

A primary school is to be examined as part of a national investigation into the sexual abuse and exploitation of children.

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What's On

Yesterday, 14:43

The Skywalker saga has spanned five decades and will finally come to an end this month with the upcoming episode nine.

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Tue, 09:00

A Grammy-award winning global megastar will perform in the West Country for the first time in 17 years.

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Mon, 14:55

Loves Café in Weston is excited to welcome back The Levellers on Friday evening to start the Christmas season of entertainment.

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Mon, 12:47

Two theatre groups will perform a play which tackles social isolation.

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Mon, 07:28

Popular poet Dr John Cooper Clarke is performing at the Tropicana in Weston tonight (Monday).

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Sunday, December 1, 2019

A famous soap star will lead Bristol's Hippodrome pantomime this year.

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

Youth theatre group Re:Act bring their retelling of classic rags-to-riches tale Dick Whittington to Burnham's Princess Theatre this week.

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Court News

Tue, 05:57

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from November 6-12:

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Friday, November 29, 2019

A Weston teenager was spared jail despite committing a string of thefts at stores, including one in which she threatened supermarket staff with a knife after stealing a bottle of vodka.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

A mother-of-four could face up to five years in prison for beating a woman who was seeing her ex-boyfriend unconscious after bursting into his home at the weekend.

Education News

Yesterday, 19:00

A husband and wife are sporting matching looks after shaving their heads for a preschool in Uphill.

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

The number of childminders has dropped for the third year in a row, sparking concerns for working parents over the lack of flexible childcare spaces.

Friday, November 29, 2019

Building work has begun on a new school in Yatton.

Sport News

Yesterday, 09:00

The Weston & District Football League are saddened to annouce the death of their patron Bob Keyes in his home at the age of 85 after a long illness, writes President Alan Cumner.

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Wed, 12:00

Weston Aerobic Gymnastics had seven gymnasts and two coaches on Great Britain duty at the Plovdiv Cup.

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Wed, 10:49

King Alfred School Academy has come to the rescue of local football team Burnbridge Wanderers.

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Tue, 08:01

Somerset Rebels have confirmed that their number one for the start of the 2020 season will be the familiar face of New Zealander Bradley Wilson-Dean.

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Mon, 15:00

Weston's 3-2 defeat at Swindon Supermarine on Saturday was "another hard one to take" says Scott Laird.

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Mon, 13:04

Somerset Rebels youngster Anders Rowe had been given a doubling-up opportunity in 2020 as a reserve for SGB Premiership club Swindon.

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Sunday, December 1, 2019

Nathan Stoneman has become the third member of the 2019 Somerset Rebels play-off semi-final side to confirm his place in their line-up for the 2020 season.

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Business News

Mon, 19:00

A hairdresser has opened up her own salon in her garden shed.

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

A Weston woman who endured a three-year court battle and suffered a 'severe impact to her health' for the right to equal pay has launched a petition for women to check if they are being paid fairly in their jobs.

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Friday, November 29, 2019

A gym and fitness centre could soon be opened in Yatton by a former Royal Marine.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

A team of 50 riders linked to a Congresbury business cycled 250 miles to raise money for charity.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The largest travel company in the country has opened a new store in Worle.

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

A skilled pair of professional hairdressers have opened a village salon this week.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The club and spa in Congresbury is offering 230 virtual classes alongside its live, instructor led classes a week, following a £70,000 investment.

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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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