A tooth decay ‘crisis’ has seen nearly twice as many children in North Somerset have their teeth extracted compared to the national average.
Two men saved the lives of 11 people who were asleep inside a burning building in Weston.
‘Superb’ performances by ‘talented’ dancers, singers and musicians were enjoyed at The Highbridge Festival of The Arts which ended on Saturday.
A haulage company’s owner believes a burning ‘fag end thrown from a passing vehicle’ caused a roaring trailer fire on the M5.
The new mayor of Weston-super-Mare has been announced.
Musical pupils from across Weston and Worle descended on The Playhouse to take part in a fun-packed festival.
Vital repair works to Weston-super-Mare’s dilapidated pier, which has been closed since 1994, could finally be carried out.
Children wore red clothes and held talent shows and cake sales in aid of Comic Relief.
Persuasive pupils from Winscombe took top prize in a public speaking competition.
Bus services through North Somerset will change next month.
Glitz and glamour will descend on Weston’s Winter Gardens this weekend, when 12 couples will compete in Weston Hospicecare’s second Strictly Fun Dancing contest.
The BBC’s DIY SOS: The Big Build started work yesterday (Tuesday) on a Weston-super-Mare family’s home – transforming it to allow for wheelchair-access for the three children.
A Weston-super-Mare woman celebrated her 100th birthday on Sunday.
A Highbridge man who was struck by a train had intended to end his own life, a coroner ruled this week.
Traffic is building on the A370 in Weston-super-Mare this evening (Tuesday) after a car crashed into a lamppost.
Commuters travelling to and from Bristol face huge disruption this evening (Tuesday) after a train broke down.
Plans for a food centre in Weston have taken a step forward this afternoon (Tuesday).
A flight to Malaga has been forced to return to Bristol Airport after a passenger suffered a medical emergency.
Fierce competition for affordable homes and prices increasing much faster than wages have left many first-time buyers in Weston feeling the bottom rung of the property ladder will be forever out of reach.
A Weston College has been ranked as the best college to work for in the UK according to The Times Best Companies to Work for list.
A man who was wanted by police in connection with a ‘serious sexual assault’ in Weston has been found not guilty.
A ‘fascinating’ new book exploring Weston’s history was celebrated at its unveiling last week.
The following cases were heard from February 20-27 at North Somerset Courthouse:
Not one councillor from Weston has thus far been allowed to make comments in a review of parking in the town – despite ‘promises’ there would be cross-party involvement.
A crackdown on irresponsible dog owners who fail to pick up after their pets is taking place across North Somerset.
A supermarket petrol station has shut for three months to allow redevelopment work to take place.
A man was threatened with a knife during a street robbery in Weston-super-Mare.
A heritage volunteer project has been awarded a £10,000 boost to work on bringing Weston’s history to centre stage.
Keen readers from Wrington Primary School have won 100 books.
Two people were taken to hospital with burns following a fire in a flat in Weston-super-Mare this morning (Monday).
A former store manager stole thousands of pounds from his Weston employer.
Readers have weighed in on plans which could see two Weston GP surgeries merged,
A ‘dilapidated’ part of a village church faces being torn down and replaced with a modern equivalent.
There is just one month remaining until Weston Lions Club’s inaugural 50/50 sponsored walk.
A community centre is looking for more than £40,000 of funding to carry out ‘much-needed’ refurbishments.
A completion date for the new Playhouse Theatre was revealed in the Weston Mercury and Somerset Herald 50 years ago.
More than 200 entries were judged at the 45th annual spring show.
A charity is trying to raise tens of thousands of pounds to provide its young people with a pump track.
A ‘truly amazing’ evening in memory of teenage girl who died suddenly in 2017 has helped raise more than £9,000 for charity.
Guests at Weston’s first night assessment centre said they would ‘probably be dead’ if it was not for ‘life-saving’ service.
Readers of the Midweek and Weston Mercury have sent in beautiful pictures of the town they live in this week.
A weekend of celebrations could be in store on Saturday and Sunday.
A Weston-super-Mare man has been jailed for crashing into two cyclists, leaving them with serious injuries.
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