The three 14-year-old girls and one 15-year-old were charged with assault following an incident on Sunday evening.Read the full story ›
A hungry family's reward for completing their Sunday bike ride completely backfired when they were caught out by the McDonald's drive-thru barrier.
They made the pit-stop in Worle, near Weston-super-Mare, but seemed to forget about the bikes on their roof.
A child has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after a major crash on the M5 near Weston-super-Mare.
The motorway is closed in both directions between junctions 21 and 22 after the accident involving two vehicles at 10.45 a.m. on Monday.
The child was flown to Bristol Children's Hospital and an adult was taken to Bristol Royal Infirmary for treatment.
Three others were treated by paramedics and medical crews at the scene.
A man who thought he had hit the jackpot after finding rare whale vomit has been left disappointed after it turned out to be worthless fat.Read the full story ›
A man's been jailed for the historic sexual assault and kidnap of a 15-year-old girl. His victim told police about his distinctive tattooRead the full story ›
A man has been sentenced to nine years at Bristol Crown Court for kidnapping and a sex attack on a 15-year-old girl in Weston-super-Mare in July 1983.
David Green from Birmingham was caught following a Cold Case review which re-examined DNA taken from the victim's clothing.
Traffic is at a standstill and queues are tailing back for 11 miles after a crash on the M5.
The northbound carriageway is closed between J22 for Burnham-on-Sea and J21 for Weston-super-Mare. Congestion is as far back at Bridgwater.
Volunteers have raised £500,000 towards a new lifeboat station for Weston RNLIRead the full story ›
The truck that weaved a trail of destruction in Nice came to rest at the spot where Andy Shaw had been standing minutes beforeRead the full story ›
A father and son have been rescued by Burnham's rescue hovercraft after getting into difficulty in deep mud almost a mile from the shore at Weston-super Mare on Sunday (3 July).
BARB Search & Rescue's rescue hovercraft was called out by Weston Coastguards to fly the eight year-old boy and his father out of danger.
The two had waded out across the mudflats to reach the sea. They were seen struggling through the mud with a fast incoming tide nearby, so for their welfare the hovercraft was tasked with flying them back to safety."
It was a busy afternoon for BARB's volunteer crew
The hovercraft was already in Weston for the town's rescue services day and it also helped Weston Coastguards check on the welfare of six other mud walkers who were seen wading out towards the sea between the Grand Pier at Uphill.
Our advice is to heed the warning signs and stay at the top of the beach away from mud and soft sand.