Two fishermen were rescued in the early hours of Sunday when their boat went aground and filled with water off Weston super Mare
Staff in Weston-super-Mare are sifting through bin bags left in the street to find evidence of who left them there.
The Summer Sets On The Beach concert in Weston-super-Mare has announced its first ever line-up of acts.
Police in Weston-super-Mare are investigating after an attempted armed robbery last night. At around 6:35pm a man threatened staff in Hayers Convenience Store in Clovelly Road with a knife, demanding they hand over money form the tills.
Staff managed to set off the store's panic alarm and the man left empty handed. He is described as white, in his twenties and was wearing a black jacket and bottoms and a black woolly hat.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a disabled man was robbed in Weston-super-Mare.
The man, 45, had left his home in Sunningdale Road, Worle in his wheelchair yesterday morning when two men approached him. They slashed his face before stole his money and phone and running off.
– Detective Sergeant Glyn Edwards, Avon & Somerset Police
This is a particularly heinous crime...we are committed to tracking down the people responsible for this and I would urge anyone who knows who was involved or saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area of St Mark's School or Ebdon Road around the time of the incident to call us as soon as possible.
Anyone with information is asked to contact investigating officer Detective Constable Sarah Rizvi via the 24 hour non-emergency number 101.
A new report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) from a recent unannounced inspection to Weston General Hospital shows the hospital met all the standards inspected, with reports of ‘brilliant care’ from patients. The inspections, including a night visit, were held in November 2013.
– Nick Wood, Chief Executive, Weston Area Health NHS Trust
This has been an incredible team effort across every single department in the hospital. Both the hospital and the Trust have been exceptionally busy this year, yet staff have delivered better services and standards of care. Looking ahead to 2014 our aim for the new year is to build on these achievements and firmly embed principles of safe and quality care which meet all our patients' needs.
A man is in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed 'several' times during a disturbance in Weston-super-Mare.
He was discovered by police officers at a property in Alfred Street late last night.
Two men, aged 18 and 41, have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. Anyone with information is being asked to contact the police.
This morning's high tide battered the North Somerset coastline but the flood defences at Weston-super-Mare held firm despite some overtopping of the sea wall,
A proposed postal strike that would have affected Christmas deliveries in Weston-super-Mare has been called off.
The industrial action was due to take place on the 16th December, following 2 similar strikes earlier this year. Members of the Communications Workers Union today voted to accept new proposals put forward to deal with issues of bullying and unrealistic targets.
There could be disruption to Christmas post around Weston-super-Mare after workers voted to go on strike next week.
Postal staff say they're being set impossible targets and are then unfairly penalised when they fail.
Staff at the Royal Mail depot in Warne Road plan to go on strike on 5 December.
Royal Mail says it isn't asking workers in Somerset to do more than staff in other parts of the country.
The RNLI has confirmed it has stopped launching its lifeboats from Birnbeck pier in Weston-super-Mare. The charity has said the Victorian structure is simply too dangerous.
It was closed to the public in 1992 but the RNLI has continued launching. Lifeboat crews have been based on the pier for more than a hundred and thirty years. Robert Murphy reports.