NORTH SOMERSET

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The Wrington Vale Rotary Junior Young Musician of the Year awards produced some stunning performances in its latest edition.

Monday, February 10, 2020

Bristol Airport's controversial expansion plans have been thrown out.

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Monday, February 3, 2020

North Somerset Wildlife crime officer PC Pete Wills has completed his month on the job.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

An adventure park will be the grounds for a new nursery and forest school, both set to open in April.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

North Somerset Council has asked people of Weston to help with its plan to tackle the climate emergency, which was declared last February.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

The Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) attended five call outs per day on average across the West Country last year.

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Thursday, January 2, 2020

England cricket player Jos Buttler, who grew up in Wedmore, alongside a former mayor, an assistant to North Somerset MP Dr Liam Fox and a police officer, have all received MBEs.

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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Bus services in Weston and Worle will change from next month.

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Hundreds of villagers were treated to a night of festive joy on December 4 to raise money for Weston Hospicecare.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Striking pictures of beautiful North Somerset coastlines have been taken by Midweek readers for iWitness24/7.

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Sunday, November 3, 2019

A nursery in Congresbury is appealing for help to raise £1,330 for a potentially life-saving piece of equipment.

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Five events and organisations from North Somerset have been shortlisted for a national award.

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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Park home residents in North Somerset are being warned to be on their guard after a recent rise in reported rogue trading activities.

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Campaigners fought against Bristol Airport's expansion through a protest.

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

A new website where people can anonymously report the sale of illegal tobacco has been launched by Trading Standards South West.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

More than £700 has been raised for a 10-month-old puppy's emergency surgery to walk again.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Men and women are living healthier lives for longer than across other parts of the UK, new figures have revealed.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Torrential rain and lightning could hit Weston-super-Mare as early as 3pm on Sunday.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Wells MP James Heappey has voiced his support for Boris Johnson to become the Conservative Party's next leader and the UK's Prime Minister.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

People in North Somerset diagnosed with lung cancer have a better survival rate than anywhere else in England.

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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Figures from Public Health England reveal rates of vomiting, diarrhoea, gastroenteritis and flu all fell in the region for a week this month.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

All of the latest news from the count today (Friday) which is being held at Hutton Moor Leisure Centre in Weston-super-Mare.

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Thousands of people faced waiting more than three months for NHS psychological care in North Somerset and the surrounding area.

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

As people around the district prepare to go to the polls tomorrow (Thursday), here is a list of everyone standing for North Somerset Council

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Saturday, April 27, 2019

A charity which has delivered 150 tonnes worth of aid to 11,000 people across eight remote communities has deployed on its latest overseas effort.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

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

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Students from The King Alfred School, an Academy (TKASA) have won two Duke of Edinburgh's awards (DoE) after months of volunteering and hard work.

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Monday, January 28, 2019

A charity has been given more than £5,000 in funding by the Government to support its work, but the Quartet Community Foundation (QCF) says is it not enough to bridge the gap to prevent period poverty.

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Sunday, January 20, 2019

North Somerset's community health services are to be strengthened, leaders have announced.

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Waste collection changes in and around Weston will impact more than 80,000 but could be a 'huge success story', the council hopes.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Who said Somerset is nothing but sleepy countryside? There are plenty of adrenaline-pumping activities for thrill-seekers to enjoy across the area, here are just 10 ideas...

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Sunday, January 29, 2017

Improved bus routes, more green spaces and new paths and cycle routes are just some of the ways North Somerset Council is ensuring new development in the area does not damage people's health.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Low interest rates and the weakness of sterling could have a beneficial impact on North Somerset's £1.3billion tourism industry, as more holidaymakers are expected to flock to the area as part of the post-Brexit effect.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

North Somerset just has nothing to offer.

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

A new provider has been found for a number of vital care services in North Somerset, after one of the district's largest care charities announced it would soon be closing down.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Tens of thousands of children across North Somerset attend schools ranked as good or outstanding by Ofsted - but do you think the findings are accurate? Tell us your opinion of education in the area in our survey.

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Friday, July 15, 2016

A pilot scheme in part of Weston-super-Mare for people struggling with bills and facing the threat of bailiffs may be extended across North Somerset.

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Monday, July 11, 2016

The availability of council housing in North Somerset is now so low that people in the greatest need are waiting for more than a year to get the keys to a new home - with the demand for homes greatly outstripping the number of properties available.

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Friday, July 8, 2016

Fewer Weston voters turned out to the polls for the European Union (EU) referendum than elsewhere in North Somerset, new figures suggest.

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Thursday, April 7, 2016

We asked Mercury readers where they think new homes in North Somerset should be built in the coming years - and now we can reveal the results.

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Vulnerable children are being sexually exploited in 'every town and village' in North Somerset, according to the boss of Avon and Somerset Constabulary, sparking calls for extra police resources to combat the problem.

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Monday, March 14, 2016

Increased access to therapy treatments and the placement of experts in police control rooms are just some of the ways North Somerset's chief healthcare provider is aiming to improve emergency mental health care across the district.

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Monday, March 14, 2016

These stunning photos show what some of Somerset's most famous landmarks look like from the air, as Mercury photographer Zak Ghent and reporter Grace Earl enjoyed a tour of the area courtesy of the Bristol and Wessex Aeroplane Club.

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Thursday, March 10, 2016

Pupils at North Somerset's schools were transformed into colourful literary characters last week to celebrate World Book Day 2016.

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Sunday, February 7, 2016

The company which cooks the majority of school meals in North Somerset has been given an award for its food.

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Monday, February 1, 2016

There are more than 3,000 people in North Somerset waiting to be put into social housing, with many of those families including children.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Money-saving measures which could merge two national tourism bodies could have a 'detrimental' effect on North Somerset according to one campaigner, but others say it will strengthen the district.

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Monday, January 11, 2016

The Mercury's photographer Mark Atherton is well known in Weston-super-Mare for snapping pictures at every event worth going to, so we asked him to pick his favourite pictures of 2015 for this round-up...

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Friday, January 8, 2016

The Times covered tons of exciting events in North Somerset last year, so we asked our photographers Mark Atherton and David Kenneford to pick a few of their favourite pictures from 2015, here's what they came up with...

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

IT HAS been a busy year for Weston-super-Mare and the Mercury's website has drawn in visitors from all around the world, but what were the biggest stories of 2015? We've compiled a handy list...

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