Part of Birnbeck Pier in Weston-super-Mare is to be demolished after last year's storms left it badly damaged.Read the full story ›
A woman and two young children have been seriously injured after being hit by a car near a seaside holiday park in Somerset.Read the full story ›
A 51-year-old man has been charged with a firearms offence at a pub in North Somerset.
Keith Hayward of Lyecross Road, Redhill has been charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life. It follows an incident in which a gun went off at the Golden Lion in Wrington on Sunday evening, 6 August.
A 48-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assault on the same evening has been released on police bail, pending further enquiries.
Police are investigating a shooting at a pub at Wrington in North Somerset. Officers were called to the Golden Lion last night, 7 August.Read the full story ›
North Somerset MP Liam Fox is urging fellow Conservatives to back his experience when it comes to voting for the next leader and PMRead the full story ›
As Liam Fox fights for the leadership of the Conservative Party, our political correspondent Bob Constantine looks at the decision.Read the full story ›
Liam Fox has thrown his hat into the ring to be the next Conservative party leader. The North Somerset MP will launch his campaign tomorrow.Read the full story ›
The Vote Leave Battle Bus has pulled into Clevedon this morning to campaign for a Brexit vote on Thursday's referendum.
And to prove his loyalty to the cause, Dr Liam Fox, MP for North Somerset, filled in his ballot paper proving his leave vote.
He was joined by John Whittingdale, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Penny Mordaunt campaigning in Clevedon, and leafleting with local activists.
Norovirus is currently hitting North Somerset hard with schools and nursing homes in the region suffering outbreaks of the virus.
Three wards at Weston General Hospital are affected by the virus and restrictions have been placed on hospital visiting hours.
As a result, Weston General Hospital is warning that the public are inadvertently making frail and elderly patients at Weston General Hospital more unwell.
We are currently operating restricted visiting hours due to Norovirus. Please see our website for details https://t.co/nbq1oWX29i
People are being asked to stay away if they have any of the symptoms of diarrhoea or vomiting in the last 48 hours.
- suddenly feeling sick
- projectile vomiting
- watery diarrhoea
- some people also have a slight fever, headaches, painful stomach cramps and aching limbs
The agricultural event is now in its 157th year and although there was heavy rain forecast, it didn't deter the crowds.Read the full story ›