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A red hovercraft heads towards a dummy that's stuck in the mud, as the tide comes in

11:00am - 11 July 2024

The council has worked with emergency services to create a water safety campaign, to help people have fun safely at Weston-super-Mare’s seafront this summer.

An NSC black wheelie bin with the figures for recyclable waste 18%, food waste 27% and non-recyclable, to illustrate what is in our black bins.

4:30pm - 9 July 2024

At next week’s meeting of North Somerset Council’s Executive, councillors will make a decision on whether to make changes to the council’s waste and recycling services, in a bid to boost recycling rates, reduce waste and cut costs.

cyclists overlooking Clevedon PIer

1:05pm - 9 July 2024

A long awaited cycling and walking route between Weston and Clevedon will officially open on Friday afternoon (12 July).

A photo of the existing toilet block in Grove Park, Weston-super-Mare.

10:20am - 8 July 2024

Work on the public toilets at Grove Park in Weston-super-Mare is due to start tomorrow (Tuesday 9 July) as part of North Somerset Council’s improvement plans for the town centre green space.

Picture of a sign saying road ahead closed

10:07am - 3 July 2024

Work to improve the road surface on the A370 (Somerset Avenue/Flowerdown Bridge/Winterstoke Road/ Hildesheim Bridge) in Weston-super-Mare will begin on Monday 8 July.

A sticky note with writing on it that reads "4 July polling day! Bring photo ID."

10:25am - 1 July 2024

Voters living in the North Somerset and Weston-super-Mare parliamentary constituencies will get the chance to have their say at the ballot box when General Election 2024 takes place on Thursday (4 July).

An illustration of children dancing, making music and taking photographs in a field on a sunny day.

10:00am - 27 June 2024

Children in North Somerset are invited to join in the 2024 Summer Reading Challenge, Marvellous Makers, which starts on Saturday 6 July. 

A sticky note with text that reads "No ID? Apply for free voter ID by 26 June!"

10:49am - 24 June 2024

Registered voters who want to vote at a polling station in the General Election on Thursday 4 July must make sure they have an acceptable form of photo ID.

A red barrier and a sign with a red background that says road closed in white letters.

10:52am - 21 June 2024

Essential work to prepare the A370 (Somerset Avenue/Winterstoke Road) in Weston for a new road surface will begin on Monday 24 June.

Close up of someone on a roof, holding up some of the roof tiles to show how badly the roofing work had been done.

9:27am - 20 June 2024

A rogue trader whose fraudulent roofing work cost a North Somerset resident thousands of pounds has been sentenced to 13 months in prison, following an investigation by North Somerset Council’s Trading Standards team.

North Somerset Council postal voting pack on a wooden table top

9:51am - 17 June 2024

Voters across North Somerset who have registered to vote by post will begin receiving their postal packs this week.

Armed Forces Day

11:04am - 13 June 2024

Show your support and find out more about the armed forces and emergency services by coming along to a celebration event taking place in Weston-super-Mare on Saturday 22 June.

two road closed signs in the middle of a road

10:54am - 11 June 2024

Belmont Hill in Wraxall will be closed from Monday 17 June for essential resurfacing work.

map of North Somerset with Nailsea highlighted

10:46am - 11 June 2024

Street lighting columns across Nailsea are to be upgraded as part of an investment programme.

Two young male basketball players are wearing red practice vests which say “I’m Registered to Vote” on them. One player is looking at the other, who is smiling.

9:00am - 11 June 2024

People in North Somerset have just one week left to make sure they are registered to vote in the coming General Election on Thursday 4 July.