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8:30am - 16 May 2023

People looking for jobs to make a difference for children and young people in North Somerset will find it easier thanks to a new website launched by North Somerset Council.

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10:00am - 15 May 2023

As a council that is always looking for ways to improve services, North Somerset Council will soon trial an innovative new approach to kerbside recycling and waste collections never before seen in the UK.

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1:20pm - 12 May 2023

Following the local elections which took place last week in North Somerset, today the political group leaders for North Somerset Council announce the partnership administration which will govern the council for the next four years.

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10:07am - 12 May 2023

Visitors to Birnbeck Pier will soon be able to receive the latest up to date information on its regeneration progress after a new information point was delivered onto the promenade next to Pier View by Birnbeck Pier this week (Wednesday 10 May).

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9:00am - 9 May 2023

North Somerset Council is giving away 24 tonnes of free compost to mark International Composting Awareness Week (Sunday 7 to Saturday 13 May).

A photo showing a tree in Weston-super-Mare's High Street with people walking and sitting behind.

9:00am - 5 May 2023

To mark the Coronation of King Charles III on Saturday 6 May 2023, North Somerset Council is naming the 10 trees recently planted along the High Street in Weston-super-Mare as the ‘Coronation Trees’.

Sign on w brick wall that reads 'Polling Station' with a directional arrow pointing left.

8:43am - 26 April 2023

With the local elections just over a week away, North Somerset Council is sharing important advice and information for voters ahead of polling day on Thursday 4 May.

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9:11am - 24 April 2023

People across North Somerset are being encouraged to take up the challenge of ‘walking every day in May’ as North Somerset Council prepares to celebrate National Walking Month.

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9:00am - 17 April 2023

Nearly all young people in North Somerset will today (Monday 17 April) be offered to attend one of their top three preferred primary schools from this September.

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4:30pm - 11 April 2023

Work to install a new bus lane along Long Ashton Bypass is now complete – making it the first bus service improvement plan scheme to be completed in the country.

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1:45pm - 4 April 2023

North Somerset Council has submitted a planning application which would see it investing £1.6m to make significant improvements to Kewstoke Primary School.

WESTlink bus

8:14am - 3 April 2023

The new on-demand bus service for North Somerset, WESTlink has officially launched today (Monday 3 April).

Children jumping in the air

3:51pm - 28 March 2023

Easter will soon be here and if you’re looking for fun, low-cost things to do with the family, there’s plenty to choose from over the coming weeks across North Somerset.

Proud to Care branded graphic featuring a domiciliary care worker called Yves

3:22pm - 24 March 2023

A North Somerset care worker has won the Home Care Worker Award at the National Great British Care Awards, held at the NEC in Birmingham last week (17 March).

Children celebrating at Milton Park school

4:54pm - 17 March 2023

Milton Park Primary School has achieved a Bronze award for their school travel plan.