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An image of people inside of a bus, seated and standing while holding onto the yellow support bars

2:30pm - 5 December 2023

An essential bus service linking Wells to Weston-super-Mare will run again in the new year thanks to a partnership between North Somerset Council and Somerset Council.

Family cycling in countryside

1:03pm - 5 December 2023

Safety improvements and a 20mph speed limit are to be installed in Yatton to help people move around the village on foot and wheel.

A photo of a group of people standing and sitting holding up a large piece of paper which says The Armed Forces Covenant on it.

4:05pm - 4 December 2023

Support for the armed forces community in North Somerset has been strengthened following the signing of a new Armed Forces Covenant for the area. Ten years after the first covenant was signed locally, a new one has been agreed to re-invigorate and evolve the original pledges of support. 

A photo of a purple chair in a library that has a purple cushion and purple ring binder folder on it. Both the cushion and folder have a logo on that says 'The Purple Chair' with a picture of a purple chair on it.

4:00pm - 4 December 2023

Purple chairs are being installed in libraries across North Somerset to provide a clear beacon of safety for women and girls.

two children, toddler age, playing in a learning centre

12:05pm - 4 December 2023

North Somerset Council is inviting families to help shape the future of childcare and early years provision in a consultation that opened at noon today (Monday 4 December).

A photo of a Meerkat standing in a real Christmas tree at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

9:00am - 4 December 2023

People in North Somerset and surrounding areas are once again being encouraged by North Somerset Council to donate their real Christmas trees after the festive season to benefit the environment and three local charities.

The bus hub in Weston-super-Mare

3:19pm - 1 December 2023

People living in Weston-super-Mare will be able to start the new year with a trip to the shops on a new bus service designed to help them get to the town’s supermarkets and central shopping areas.

Image shows a close up of a large body of water

10:50am - 1 December 2023

North Somerset Council and its partners have renewed their commitment to understanding and improving water quality along the area’s coastline following today’s publication of bathing water classifications.

Portishead statues

11:00am - 29 November 2023

North Somerset Council is delighted to announce the second round of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) Community Grants scheme as part of its ongoing commitment to support community development. 

new cycle path on Hill Road in Clevedon

10:15am - 28 November 2023

Following an independent review of the Clevedon seafront and Hill Road active travel scheme, North Somerset Council’s Executive will meet next week to consider the outcomes of the review and what should happen next.

Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare

10:00am - 28 November 2023

North Somerset Council continues to face significant financial challenges in the years ahead despite working hard to narrow its budget gap.

Cllr Mike Bell cutting the ribbon the first show home at Winterstoke Gate in Parklands Village

9:53am - 28 November 2023

Last week, North Somerset Council cut the ribbon to officially open the first show home at Winterstoke Gate in Parklands Village, Weston-super-Mare.

North Somerset Local Plan 2039 with various North Somerset landmarks

3:00pm - 27 November 2023

North Somerset residents have a final chance to have their say on how the area will grow and develop over the next 15 years in a consultation launched today (Monday 27 November) by North Somerset Council.

bus hub Weston

3:57pm - 23 November 2023

North Somerset Council is inviting North Somerset residents, community groups and businesses to attend a Bus User Forum on Tuesday 5 December taking place at the Town Hall Council Chamber in Weston-super-Mare.  

Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare

10:30am - 23 November 2023

Following the Chancellor's announcements in yesterday's Autumn Statement, North Somerset Council has been reflecting on what this means for local people in the year ahead.