An exciting line-up of authors will host inspiring talks and workshops during Weston-super-Mare’s second literary festival.
Councillors will make a decision this week on plans for dozens of homes in Weston, which prompted plenty of objections from people living nearby.
A new company has taken over emptying dog bins across the Weston area after a number of missed collections.
The newest addition to Weston’s food festival scene will be held this weekend.
A ‘national treasure’ dating back 2,100 years ago has been loaned to Weston Museum.
Consultants from Weston General Hospital have come up with a new model they believe could reopen the A&E overnight.
At approximately 700 years old, it could be possible that Worle Village School,
the name by which it is now known, is one of the oldest school buildings in the kingdom.
A blue plaque commemorating a Crimean War hero has been unveiled in Weston-super-Mare.
Weston Town Council has taken steps to empty overflowing dog bins across the town ‘before there is another public health emergency’.
Tickets are now on sale for Weston’s second literary festival which is set to bring a wealth of big names to the town.
A blue plaque honouring Dr Fox has been unveiled on his original bath house on Knightstone Island.
A Weston town councillor has been appointed as youth champion.
A rise in drug use and evidence of prostitution in Weston-super-Mare’s public toilets has prompted calls for a review of the conveniences.
Weston’s first literary festival which brought famous authors to the town will return again in 2019.
Councillors gave North Somerset Council’s deputy leader a vote of no confidence after he failed to attend a Weston Town Council meeting to address parking concerns.
Weston Town Council has earmarked £25,000 to provide a shelter for people sleeping rough in the town.
Children enjoyed crafts, music and a magic show, courtesy of Weston’s mayor.
Weston Town Council is considering whether to spend £130,000 on an extension to its base in Grove Park, despite uncertainty over how much the council may or may not expand in the future.
A redeveloped skate park in Weston-super-Mare was officially opened this weekend.
Weston-super-Mare’s political parties have started to choose who will represent them in a likely by-election following the sudden death of councillor Derek Mead.
North Somerset businessman Derek Mead has been killed in a farming accident, the Mercury understands.
Weston-super-Mare’s first mayor will be the next person to have a blue plaque unveiled in their honour, it has been decided following a public vote.
A renovation to the upper floors at one of Weston-super-Mare’s theatres is underway.
Fears have been raised that Weston Town Council will face a shortage in its reserves in the future if it does not put council tax up to cover the loss of local authority grants.
A popular Halloween event in Weston-super-Mare which was scrapped by North Somerset Council may rise again after town councillors agreed to restore it.
There is likely to be a rise in the average Weston-super-Mare home’s council tax next year – by just 1p.
A blue plaque dedicated to a four-time Olympic gold medallist who lived in Weston-super-Mare will be installed.
The cost to run the water park on Weston-super-Mare’s seafront will rise next year.
Weston Town Council will take over the running of another play area to take its total to 20.
Blue plaques commemorating notable people from Weston-super-Mare could soon be installed around the town, after Weston Town Council approved the scheme.
Weston Town Council will give £1,000 to Axe District Scouts to help it set up two new groups in Weston-super-Mare.
A group of badgers which made Hutton Moor allotment their home have been removed.
Two bins will be installed in Grove Park’s public toilets in Weston-super-Mare in a bid to prevent needle injuries.
One of Weston-super-Mare’s cemeteries will be recorded on a digital map to make it easier to find information for each of its 18,000 graves.
Developers creating new homes and other buildings in Weston-super-Mare town centre will not be forced to pay any contributions to the council under new plans.
A £75,000 grant will pay for improvements to a Weston-super-Mare skate park and secure its future for the next 15 years.
A grant of £52,200 will be used as part of Weston Museum’s refurbishment to ensure the site will ‘stand the test of time’.
Keeping Weston-super-Mare safe and clean will be the focus of Weston’s Business Improvement District team (BID) if it is renewed for 2017, with less money planned for town centre events.
A theatre in Weston-super-Mare will receive thousands of pounds in investment to place it at the heart of a cultural quarter as part of the town’s regeneration.
Solar panels will not be installed on Weston Town Council’s base in Grove Park, it has been decided.
A tourist information centre in Weston-super-Mare has opened its doors at the Tropicana.
A tourist information centre in Weston-super-Mare may open by the beginning of June.
Weston-super-Mare’s toilets are causing as many as five complaints a day, as they continue to be subject to fires, vandalism, graffiti and be used for people’s drug-taking.
HUNDREDS of thousands of pounds may need to be spent on Weston-super-Mare’s play parks, with many of them in need of urgent repair or replacement.
THE cost of refurbishing the water park on Weston-super-Mare’s seafront may be £19,000.
WESTON Town Council has asked to play a role in planning for the Tropicana’s future.
THE Winter Gardens in Weston-super-Mare will not be listed as a community asset after councillors voted against the proposal.
THE lights outside a historic ruined church will be paid for by a town council – as long as North Somerset Council pays for new fittings.
A GRADE-II listed church is likely to remain lit at night for the foreseeable future after a town council agreed to pay the electricity bills.
CHARGES for Weston’s public toilets – which have suffered vandalism, damage and drunks using them as a bed for the night – could soon be scrapped.
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