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Clevedon Mercury (defunct)

The Clevedon Mercury was a weekly freesheet tabloid newspaper delivered to homes in the town of Clevedon and elsewhere in the northern part of the unitary authority of North Somerset, including the nearby towns of Portishead, Nailsea, Easton-in-Gordano, Congresbury and Yatton.

It was founded in 1863. It was latterly published by Bristol News and Media, part of the Daily Mail & General Trust‘s regional newspaper publishing division, Northcliffe Media. The editorial offices were originally in Clevedon, but later moved to Bristol.

It had no website of its own; its web presence was through Northcliffe’s portal website for the area,

It came out on Thursdays.

It ceased publication in April 2012 as part of Northcliffe’s trend towards local community websites as a replacement for local newspapers.