Twelve long months since Weston hospital’s A&E had to close at night. What’s happening?

It’s been twelve long months since Weston hospital’s A&E had to close at night. The problem isn’t money; they’ve already got the budget to run 24/7. It’s staff, because they can’t hire enough specially-qualified people to work safely during the small hours. To be fair, the hospital and ambulance service…

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Seagulls’ all-weather pitch opened by John set to rocket participation by 210%

John Penrose, MP for Weston-super-Mare, officially opened a state-of-the-art third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) for Weston-super-Mare AFC recently (Friday 1 June). Their new facility was made possible thanks to investment from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. The grant…

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For years, Governments of all colours have failed to build enough houses to meet demand…

Spare a thought for the people, particularly the 20-and-30-something millennials, who struggle to pay rent, and can only dream about affording a deposit to buy a home of their own. For lots of us, rent or mortgages gobble up more than half our wages. That doesn’t leave much for other…

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