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3:00pm - 8 June 2023

Local councils and police have been awarded national funding to deliver the Drive Project, an initiative to challenge the behaviour of high-risk domestic abuse perpetrators.

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5:00pm - 5 June 2023

Over the next five weeks local people can have their say on measures to tackle antisocial behaviour and make public spaces more welcoming. North Somerset Council has launched a consultation today (Monday 5 June) and is inviting residents, businesses and community groups to give their views on existing, and proposed changes to, Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs).

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11:30am - 5 June 2023

In the week that North Somerset Council is giving away 12,500 pre-ordered plants, it’s reminding communities of its free annual flowers scheme which makes the area a greener and more beautiful place to live and visit.

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1:09pm - 1 June 2023

Thousands of residents are set to receive financial help and support with the ongoing cost of living crisis after North Somerset Council received further funding from the Household Support Fund. 

A computer generated image of what the new housing development at Winterstoke Gate, Locking Parklands, Weston-super-Mare may look like when finished.

9:00am - 1 June 2023

North Somerset Council has moved a step closer to delivering 425 new high quality, highly sustainable and affordable homes on land it owns in Weston-super-Mare.

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4:30pm - 26 May 2023

Planning permission has this week (Wednesday 24 May) been granted which will see North Somerset Council invest £1.6m to make significant improvements to Kewstoke Primary School.

A sign on a lamp post to show Public Space Protection Orders in place and a lady walking two dogs on leads in the background.

5:30pm - 25 May 2023

North Somerset Council has demonstrated its commitment to deliver a cleaner and greener local environment by taking action against those who breach Public Space Protection Orders.

family cycling in countryside

10:57am - 25 May 2023

North Somerset Council has won £417,640 of funding from Active Travel England to help enable people to walk, wheel or cycle more.

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12:35pm - 24 May 2023

This Foster Care Fortnight (Monday 15 to Sunday 28 May), people across North Somerset are once again being reminded of the vital service foster carers provide to make sure children and young people are cared for and supported to thrive.

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8:30am - 24 May 2023

The Leader of North Somerset Council is calling for action to ensure the future of Weston-super-Mare's iconic Odeon cinema building, following news earlier this month of its imminent closure. The cinema's operators have announced their intention to close the cinema next month, prompting fears that the Grade II listed 1930s art deco building may fall into disrepair. The building is also one of only two remaining commercially operated cinemas in the country with an original working Compton organ.

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8:28am - 24 May 2023

A new service connecting Clevedon, Weston-in-Gordano, Portishead and Cribbs Causeway is to launch this summer. Starting Monday 5 June, the X10 will offers six trips a day (three round trips) Monday to Friday and eight trips (four round trips) on a Saturday.

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2:30pm - 23 May 2023

This Local History Month, North Somerset libraries are encouraging people to get involved by finding out about the rich heritage and history of their area, and their family tree.

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10:45am - 23 May 2023

Free cricket sessions from Somerset Cricket Foundation are available this half term at Castle Batch Children’s Centre in Worle for children and young people aged eight to 18.

cigarette ends

9:06am - 18 May 2023

A new drop-in session to help smokers quit will be trialled at the Town Hall in Weston-super-Mare, as part of North Somerset Council’s ongoing commitment to helping people live healthier lifestyles.

An image showing six photos of the authors taking part in North Somerset Libraries during June 2023

2:00pm - 16 May 2023

North Somerset Libraries are inviting people to book tickets for an exciting programme of author events in Clevedon and Portishead libraries next month.