Weston News

Bosses behind a popular tourist attraction are ‘ecstatic’ after being named the best of its kind in the country.

Railway enthusiasts were in their element at a weekend-long exhibition.

Innovative projects are being planned by arts company Terrestrial, which looks set to open its first unit in Weston next month.

Keen cyclists can apply for a coveted place in one of the nation’s biggest cycling challenges in support of Weston Hospicecare.

If you are looking for activities to keep your little ones entertained this half-term, then look no further.

Romance is in the air this week and there are several things to do this weekend which you will love.

More than half of the secondary schools within the Mercury’s area are not hitting the national average of the ‘bamboozling’ progress 8 measure.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary control room staff have been shortlisted for awards.

Heartless burglars stole cash from a Weston charity shop during an overnight break-in.

The ‘devastated’ family of a teenager who died in a car accident have paid tribute to their ‘kind’ and ‘wonderful’ son.

A man was taken to hospital last night (Thursday) after flipping his car and becoming trapped inside in Weston-super-Mare.

One of Weston’s popular tourist attractions will remain closed this weekend while redundancy consultations are carried out with staff.

Political parties have joined together to call on North Somerset Council to declare a ‘climate emergency’.

A brave fundraiser will skydive from 15,000ft in memory of her father-in-law.

Weston College has launched a campaign which aims to create 600 jobs and training opportunities in six months.

Plans to build several homes in Churchill have been scrapped after villagers slammed them over safety concerns.

Two men wanted in connection with an assault near Tesco in Weston-super-Mare have been found.

Sightings of a massive areoplane shaped like a ‘flying whale’ have been reported in Worle.

A Worle teenager died from multiple injuries sustained after she was hit by a train, a coroner has ruled.

A ‘harmful’ plan to build homes in Churchill has been torn up by a Government inspector after villagers complained it would ‘spoil the character of the village’.

Staff at a High Street shop will celebrate Valentine’s Day by fundraising for cause close to their hearts.

Plans to build a second motorway junction in Weston and a Banwell bypass have taken a step forward, as an ‘ambitious’ transport masterplan goes under the microscope.

University Centre Weston is running an amateur photography competition over the next few weeks.

A national fitness chain has revealed plans to open a gym in a Weston-super-Mare retail park.

A Valentine’s cream tea was held at a community centre in Weston on Saturday.

Children showed their creative sides while learning about the bible on Saturday.

Firefighters tackled a fire on the roof of a terraced house in Weston-super-Mare last night (Wednesday).

The former Mooseheart Lodge may be converted into a hotel and glamping site.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Weston-super-Mare this morning (Thursday) due to fog.

The father of a girl who was killed in a tragic accident on a busy road has demanded a change to the speed limit after Government funding was granted to make the route safer.

A Weston-super-Mare salon owner has won an international award.

A SpeedWatch group is appealing for volunteers.

A ‘despicable’ Weston-super-Mare woman who stole from a ‘vulnerable’ pensioner by disguising herself as a police officer was jailed yesterday (Tuesday).

A warning has been issued to parents after a man was spotted following teenagers home after school.

Thatchers Cider has released a new TV commercial which viewers can see during some of the year’s top sporting events and shows.

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