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A driver 'miraculously' avoided serious injury after their car crashed on the toll road near Weston-super-Mare.

A pub has suffered 'severe damage' after a fire this weekend.

Readers have responded to news that Weston's new mayor has pledged to tackle mental health issues.

Readers have reacted to news a funeral home which will offer a range of services for pets has opened.

A 19th-century schoolroom is in desperate need of repairs and work has finally begun to bring it back to its former glory.

Weston's health trust has recognised the contribution made by its nurses and midwives.

A Weston restaurateur who fled Cambodia and Vietnam in search of freedom and was saved from a sinking boat has celebrated 40 years in the UK.

Book-lovers are in for a literary treat as acclaimed author Patrick Gale comes to Weston.

The entrance to Weston's library was described as being 'pretty grim in parts'. The story appeared in the Weston Mercury and Somerset Herald 50 years ago.

A new event which was set to hit Weston's seafront this autumn has had to be cancelled due to 'operational challenges'.

A Weston secondary school will be oversubscribed for the first time in its history.

Councillors - for a third time - are set to debate the merits of a housing plan in Yatton which would change an orchard on the edge of the village forever.

A Weston artspace has launched an appeal to find people to help with its street-theatre performance in just a few weeks' time.

A new exhibition of work by artists with mental health issues will open at Weston Museum tomorrow (Saturday).

A restaurateur has launched a new website which could save takeaways thousands of pounds and boost Weston-super-Mare's economy.

An agricultural celebration was held in Kingston Seymour at the weekend.

Donations of sanitary products and underwear are being collected to tackle period poverty in Weston-super-Mare.

Two Weston men have been given a 'last chance' and spared jail, after injuring a man in an 'ugly' Boxing Day brawl.

A mother-of-three has spoken out about the shocking state of a medieval churchyard.

The former owner of a popular village shop has died.

A group is urging people to correctly dispose of their dog waste bags after it found 68 scattered across a town during a clear-up event.

A hydro-electric power system and public space could replace a derelict hotel which has been closed for around eight years.

A Somerset secondary school which has boosted its Ofsted rating has been admired and labelled as 'inspirational' by Wells MP James Heappey.

Villagers gathered to celebrate the history and heritage of a parish at the weekend.

Bad weather did not deter villagers from attending the annual Draycott Strawberry Fair at the weekend.

For the first time, men in Weston were invited to join women and children in the biggest cancer fundraising event.

People can win prizes by taking more sustainable journeys to work for the next six weeks.

A young child set fire to a house after playing with a cigarette lighter.

Weston Hospicecare's 30th anniversary year summer fair has raised more than £1,800 for the charity.

Two sisters have 'lost 20 years of hard work' after their nursery was struck by lightning on Friday - just 10 minutes after dozens of children had been picked up.

With the deadline to comment on plans to change Weston's health system fast approaching, one town doctor has been answering questions put forward by Mercury readers.

Circus skills, dancing demonstrations and games filled Brent Knoll as villagers celebrated their annual fete.

A Weston family who 'gave up all hope' of seeing their missing cat have been reunited after almost seven years.

Bin lorry racing will take over Weston-super-Mare seafront this Saturday as the town hosts the National Refuse Championships.

People are being encouraged to support independent businesses to save struggling high streets.

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