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The Knife Angel shot from the ground, with its hands outstretched towards the camera.

10:30am - 23 May 2024

The Knife Angel will be leaving Weston-super-Mare at the end of May. To mark the statue’s departure and reflect on its time in North Somerset, the public are invited to attend a closing ceremony on Thursday 30 May. 

Poster for X10 bus service from Clevedon, Portishead, Cribbs Causeway, Filton to Southmead Hopsital.

2:10pm - 22 May 2024

Find out more about travelling on the X10 bus service to Clevedon, Portishead, Cribbs Causeway, Filton and Southmead Hospital by coming along to a free event in Portishead this Saturday, 25 May 2024, 12-3pm – and get a free bus ticket to ride.  

People sit outside and queue by a building with 'cafe' painted on it in red and green. Trees frame the image.

2:15pm - 21 May 2024

Following a successful selection process, The Food Hub has been confirmed as the new operator of Clarence Park Café in Weston-super-Mare. It’s hoped that the café will be open to the public in time for the summer season. 

Front of the Motex Centre building on Winterstoke Road, Weston-super-Mare - home of the Equipment and Demonstration Centre (EDC)

12:37pm - 21 May 2024

North Somerset Council is thrilled to announce the tenth anniversary of its Equipment and Demonstration Centre (EDC), dedicated to promoting home independence and enhancing the quality of life for local residents.

Five children playing together and drawing with chalk on a road

10:30am - 20 May 2024

Neighbourhoods across North Somerset are being encouraged to take advantage of a scheme which promotes health and community, as North Somerset Council continues its work to tackle health inequalities and help more people enjoy better health.

A pink patterned reusable nappy is positioned against a tree trunk, with leaves in the background

9:30am - 20 May 2024

North Somerset Council has relaunched the North Somerset Nappy Library, a service that loans reusable nappy kits to residents. This will help parents and carers protect the environment and their wallets. 

Person walking outside renovated and restored shop fronts on Walliscote Road in Weston-super-Mare

12:00pm - 17 May 2024

A national seven-year programme has finished which has seen some of Weston-super-Mare’s historic buildings restored and protected, while increasing engagement in heritage.

sculptures in Portishead

1:11pm - 16 May 2024

Eleven dynamic projects in North Somerset have been selected from over 40 applications to receive a portion of a £163,000 grant pot funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF). 

Cllr Wendy Griggs hands chains of office to Cllr Peter Crew

2:30pm - 15 May 2024

At last night’s North Somerset Council Annual Council Meeting, Cllr Peter Crew was elected as Chairperson of Council for the year ahead. Cllr Crew takes over from Cllr Wendy Griggs who has held the position for the past year.

Pile of wooden cubes with net zero logos

11:57am - 14 May 2024

Businesses, community interest groups and charities are encouraged to apply now for North Somerset Council’s Net Zero Business Grants programme to improve energy efficiency, save costs and reduce their carbon footprint.  

A girl dressed in a white hoodie lies on the grass and smiles at the camera

4:30pm - 13 May 2024

During Foster Care Fortnight (Monday 13 May to Sunday 26 May), North Somerset Council is shining a light on the crucial service that foster carers provide to support vulnerable children and young people. 

The Victorian cafe on a sunny day. People sit outside the building under umbrellas, and the beach is visible in the background

3:00pm - 13 May 2024

Following a successful selection process, a new operator has been found to run the Victorian Café on Weston-super-Mare’s seafront.

Sprawling bookshelves filled with books

12:30pm - 13 May 2024

A collection of 20 books and additional digital resources are now available to support people living with dementia in North Somerset’s libraries, as well as their carers, friends and family. 

The finished floral clock in Weston-super-Mare. Ornamental shrubs are planted like the face of a clock, and there are two circles on either side.

5:00pm - 10 May 2024

Two thousand plants have been successfully planted at the floral clock in Weston-super-Mare. The work has taken just over a week to complete, and was carried out by the North Somerset Council’s grounds maintenance contractors, Glendale.

roadworks stop sign

11:28am - 10 May 2024

Essential pothole and gully repairs will be completed on The Portbury Hundreds (A369) on Monday 13 May.