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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.

Ballot box

5:06pm - 7 June 2024

The statements of persons nominated for the election of a member of parliament to the North Somerset and Weston-super-Mare parliamentary constituencies have been published.

A school street sign

12:50pm - 6 June 2024

Parents and carers are being invited to have their say on changes to the Home to School Transport (HTST) policy.

A photo of the floral clock in Weston-super-Mare with RNLI 200th anniversary planting complete taken on 5 June 2024

2:00pm - 5 June 2024

A vibrant planting scheme celebrating the 200th anniversary of the RNLI has been added to the floral clock at Weston-super-Mare.

close up of a black cab illuminated taxi sign

9:27am - 5 June 2024

A testing session for potential taxi drivers is being held next week by North Somerset Council’s Licensing team.

A shopkeeper is standing outside his market shop. The shutters have been pulled down, and “I’m Registered to Vote” has been painted on them in a street art style.

3:14pm - 4 June 2024

People across North Somerset are being reminded to register to vote and check their voter ID so they can have their say at the ballot box, as the country prepares for the General Election on Thursday 4 July.

A crowd gathers around the Knife Angel, listening to a police officer speak

12:00pm - 31 May 2024

The Knife Angel departed Weston-super-Mare yesterday evening (Thursday 30 May), after a closing ceremony to reflect on the statue’s time in North Somerset. 

Hutton Moor Leisure Centre on a sunny day. A bench and trees are in front of the entrance

1:30pm - 29 May 2024

Hutton Moor Leisure Centre in Weston-super-Mare is set to benefit from more than £2.7m of green investment in a bid to significantly reduce the centre’s carbon emissions.

two children eating ice cream on a beach with their mother in the background

12:00pm - 29 May 2024

Following successful selection processes, operators have been chosen for Royal Sands Kiosk, Carlton Kiosk (currently called the Cove Kiosk) and Clifton Sands Kiosk. All three kiosks are in prime positions on Weston’s seafront. 

A row of houses, with a pond and green space in front of them

12:00pm - 28 May 2024

The residents at Haywood Village development in Weston-super-Mare are set to have the opportunity to benefit from a new Community Endowment Fund, which will help enhance new activities for the community to enjoy. North Somerset Council worked with housing developers to secure this fund. 

Gagandeep holding a Breastfeeding Welcome sign and smiling at the camera

9:22am - 28 May 2024

A council scheme for North Somerset businesses and venues to show their support for breastfeeding has reached a major milestone.

View of countryside at Blagdon Lake

12:00pm - 24 May 2024

Businesses and community groups who want to help improve their productivity, connectivity and boost prosperity are invited to apply for North Somerset Council’s second round of a rural capital grant programme launched today, Friday 24 May.