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Yesterday, 11:57

North Somerset Council has defended its decision to purchase the Sovereign Shopping Centre despite its anchor retail unit announcing it is set to close.

Yesterday, 07:00

Weston-super-Mare’s business bosses and politicians have criticised Marks & Spencer’s (M&S) proposed closure of its High Street shop.

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Wed, 07:00

North Somerset councillors have slammed a ‘heavy-handed’ move by its executive to hire two new parking officers who are expected to issue fines totalling £120,000.

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Mon, 11:58

A 37-home estate will be built after councillors approved a planning application which they rejected in December.

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

Plans to fill vacant units at Weston’s Sovereign Shopping Centre got people talking on social media.

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

An initiative to help reduce social isolation has been launched in Uphill.

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Health chiefs have been warned not to ‘betray’ Weston and cut access to emergency care in the town.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Weston Town Council has taken steps to empty overflowing dog bins across the town ‘before there is another public health emergency’.

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Monday, January 7, 2019

A shop in Weston is in danger of closing for good after a lack of trade and footfall has affected the business.

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Negotiations to fill all the vacant units at Weston-super-Mare’s Sovereign Shopping Centre are underway, and designs to upgrade the building are in development, says North Somerset Council.

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Saturday, January 5, 2019

Plans to expand Bristol Airport, which will see millions more passengers fly each year, have been met with a mixed reaction from Weston Mercury readers.

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Friday, January 4, 2019

Traffic delays and disruptions to funeral services have marred the multi-million pound expansion of Weston Crematorium.

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

Plans to build a block of flats and to convert two guest houses into flats have been submitted to North Somerset Council.

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

The district’s mobile library service has amended its opening times for 2019.

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Officers have reported a sharp increase in antisocial behaviour in Weston town centre over the past year.

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Round-the-clock refuelling will not take place at the site of Cleeve’s Lord Nelson if it is demolished after council officers raised concerns.

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

North Somerset Council needs more volunteers to lead a number of group walks in its healthy lifestyle scheme.

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

North Somerset Council has launched an appeal to seek out new foster parents who can take care of children in the district.

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Monday, December 31, 2018

Plans to convert a vacant shop into a temporary artist’s studio in Weston look set to be approved by the area’s unitary council.

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Monday, December 31, 2018

An extra £4million will be spent on elderly people care next year.

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Sunday, December 30, 2018

A consultation is being carried out to improve the way funding is allocated to help pupils with special educational needs and disabilities.

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Thursday, December 27, 2018

A golf club which has gone ‘from strength to strength’ off the course has launched plans to bolster its offering of ‘luxury’ accommodation.

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Monday, December 24, 2018

As many as 26 households with children will be ‘homeless’ this Christmas.

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Sunday, December 23, 2018

A network which promises to ‘fill a gap’ in mental health provision has had its contract extended for three more years.

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Friday, December 21, 2018

A former factory will not be replaced by housing in the immediate future after councillors refused the proposal.

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Friday, December 21, 2018

A coastal walking and cycling route connecting Brean to Clevedon will be joined up, but there are still ‘funding hurdles’ to overcome.

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Huge lorries face having to travel down Weston-super-Mare seafront after one of the town’s busiest bridges was found to be at risk of collapsing.

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Shoppers will be able to park in Weston-super-Mare for free in the run-up to Christmas.

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Friday, November 23, 2018

People in North Somerset are being urged to take a free HIV test.

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Friday, November 16, 2018

A long-awaited parking review has begun to try to address the problems in Weston town centre.

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Funding for services in North Somerset will be cut by almost £6million next year, leading to further saving measures.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Free events will take place in Weston and Clevedon next month to help landlords.

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Libraries are holding sessions this week to help people to use the internet more.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

A new chief executive has been appointed by North Somerset Council.

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Friday, September 28, 2018

Council plans to earn millions of pounds by teaming up with another authority to build dozens of homes have been approved.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Contracts worth millions of pounds to create jobs and homes in the Weston-super-Mare villages have been approved by North Somerset Council.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Dozens of homes could be built in Weston to earn North Somerset Council up to £6million.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Investment worth £40million could help secure thousands of new homes and jobs in the Weston villages.

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

North Somerset Council has issued a warning after a fly-tipping incident near a Weston-super-Mare hotel.

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

More people living in North Somerset could be eligible for help in improving their home’s energy efficiency.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

North Somerset Council is celebrating its ‘remarkable’ record in completing planned food safety inspections.

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Services at four children’s centres are likely to be scaled down by North Somerset Council’s executive next week.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Two of the busiest A-roads in the South West could be upgraded after North Somerset Council applied for Government funding to make improvements to public transport routes.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

North Somerset Council will hold an emergency management drop-in session next week.

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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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Thursday, May 24, 2018

A controversial proposal to build 73 homes in Winscombe has been withdrawn.

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

A firm which provides support for victims of domestic abuse has terminated its contract leaving North Somerset Council 45 days to find another provider.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

North Somerset Council is to increase charges for items such as meeting rooms, equipment and children’s birthday parties.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

A 10-year-old Weston girl has been unable to attend school for a month as her disabled mum cannot get her there.

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Monday, February 19, 2018

A ‘comprehensive’ review of North Somerset’s playing fields is being carried out as the district prepares for thousands of new homes to be built over the next two decades.

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