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1:39pm - 9 August 2022

22 people have been ordered to pay over £8,000 in fines as a result of prosecutions by North Somerset Council for breaches of Public Space Protection Orders.

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12:41pm - 5 August 2022

Work to provide a new safer route to school in Yatton is set to start on Monday (8 August).

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5:30pm - 4 August 2022

North Somerset Council is looking at ways to continue local services in response to the latest announcement of further cuts proposed by commercial bus company First.

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1:40pm - 1 August 2022

A scheme to encourage more walking and cycling in Weston-super-Mare is set to start on Wednesday 3 August.

A photo of the Beach Lawns in Weston-super-Mare taken in August 2022.

11:00am - 1 August 2022

North Somerset Council is today (Monday 1 August) starting work to improve security and access at the Beach Lawns in Weston-super-Mare.

artists impression of Banwell Bypass

8:43am - 28 July 2022

Following extensive design work and two public consultations, a planning application seeking permission to build the Banwell bypass has now been submitted.

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3:45pm - 27 July 2022

Financial support is available for people in North Somerset who are struggling with their household finances. North Somerset Council has been awarded a £1.3m grant from the Government's Household Support Fund to be distributed to households in need by the end of September 2022.

A photo of one of three Victorian seafront shelters in Weston-super-Mare

3:00pm - 27 July 2022

Work to bring three Victorian seafront shelters in Weston-super-Mare back to their former glory began today (Wednesday 27 July).

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12:57pm - 27 July 2022

Today, the Department for Transport have committed an additional £15.5m to deliver MetroWest Phase 1b, which would see the reopening the Portishead to Bristol rail line.

A photo of some of the friends of Trendlewood Community Park in Nailsea holding the Green Flag Award 2022/23.

9:00am - 26 July 2022

It's another ‘high five’ for North Somerset's parks and green spaces!

Woman walking down a street in the dark

12:00pm - 25 July 2022

North Somerset Council and Somerset County Council have jointly secured an additional £317,694 from the Home Office Safer Streets Fund to continue to make public spaces and streets safer for women and girls.

A photo of Plumley Park South children's play area in Weston-super-Mare.

8:50am - 21 July 2022

Children and young people across the area will soon benefit from improvement to play areas thanks to significant investment by North Somerset Council.

Four people holding certificates with a member of council staff

8:36am - 20 July 2022

Schools across North Somerset have been recognised for the vital work they are doing to support their pupils as part of North Somerset Council’s continued commitment to making North Somerset a fairer, healthier place to live.

Road sign that says 'road ahead closed'

2:56pm - 19 July 2022

A £40,000 scheme to improve the A371 Woodborough Road in Winscombe starts on Monday 25 July.

bin man wearing orange overalls stood next to a North Somerset recycling lorry

11:17am - 18 July 2022

Residents are being urged to help recycling crews in the extreme heat by correctly sorting their recycling and placing it out earlier than normal.