Ahead of the General Election on June 8, we asked Weston-super-Mare’s candidates to share their biographies, and to tell voters why they think you should vote for them. Watch what they had to say below.

General Election campaigning in North Somerset is well underway, with just three weeks to go until the polls open. Here are the current odds for those standing for election in the district.

Somerset has an abundance of food and drink producers – but how easy is it to have exclusively local produce for a fortnight? Reporter Sarah Robinson gave it a go...

A family support worker sold an adopted child’s address to her mother to pay for a holiday to the Dominican Republic.

The deadline for candidates to register for the General Election has now passed. Here is who is standing in Weston-super-Mare on June 8, and why they have decided to contest the seat.

There are just five weeks left until the General Election, and we want to know what issues will influence how you will vote on June 8. Your answers will help to shape our election coverage and the types of questions we will be putting to the candidates on your behalf.

The education services which could be soon outsourced to a council outside North Somerset have been revealed.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary may continue to lose out on Government funding in the future, its Police and Crime Commissioner has warned.

A flood warning has been issued for Pill for this evening (Wednesday) and tomorrow morning, with high tides forecast for the River Avon.

A lorry has broken down on the M5 this afternoon (Tuesday), closing a lane between Weston-super-Mare and Clevedon.

Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement another General Election was on the way was greeted with surprise by MPs and political pundits – but we want to know how YOU feel about it. Are you definitely planning to vote on June 8, or are you feeling apathetic about it?

A Portishead nurse, whose ‘grave failures’ led to the death of a 10-year-old girl, has been found not fit to practise medicine.

Icy roads could make for difficult driving conditions across North Somerset today (Monday) and tomorrow, the Met Office is warning.

Storm Doris is expected to hit North Somerset with 50-60mph winds tomorrow (Thursday) the Met Office has warned.

Take part in a Sherlock Holmes adventure or join a Q&A with Nick Knowles this month. If you are struggling for ideas on how to spend February, we’ve picked out 7 events you may enjoy.

Too many multi-academy trusts are running North Somerset schools according to Government leaders.

There is a chance of snow in North Somerset later this week, the Met Office has announced today (Tuesday).

Dozens of children who have fled from war zones and persecution in search of a better life will be given new homes in North Somerset.

Poll: North Somerset considers council tax rise

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

A huge council tax rise could be on the cards in North Somerset to cover the district’s rising cost of social care.

Heavy and persistent rain is has been forecast for North Somerset, prompting a yellow weather warning from the Met Office.

A charity which has supported disabled children and their families for more than 30 years is facing a major funding crisis.

A rare supermoon should make for a spectacular sight over North Somerset tonight (Monday) – if the clouds stay away.

With Halloween-fever gripping North Somerset, we want to see your best pumpkin-carving skills.

Fascinating space events are taking place over our heads all the time – and sometimes we can even see them with the naked eye. Here is our guide to what you can see in North Somerset this autumn.

A lane on the M5 has been closed this afternoon (Friday) due to an accident – and traffic is slow because of people stopping to look at it.

Brace yourself for stormy weather across North Somerset tomorrow (Thursday) and Friday, with the Met Office warning of possible disruption on the roads.

Mental health centre to be built in district

Saturday, September 10, 2016

A £500,000 building will be built in North Somerset to help people experiencing a mental health crisis.

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for rain and thunder today (Thursday).

Gymnast Ruby Harrold, who grew up in Portishead, finished fifth in the team all-round final at the Rio Olympics last night (Tuesday) – in a historic result for British gymnastics.

A jury has found a Portishead nurse not guilty of the manslaughter of a 10-year-old girl.

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