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white car with an electric charger plugged into its side

3:00pm - 21 February 2023

North Somerset residents are being invited to have their say on the future demand for public electric vehicle charging points across North Somerset.

three children drawing a family with chalk on the road

11:25am - 20 February 2023

As days start to get longer, neighbourhoods across North Somerset are being encouraged to apply to close their roads and enjoy regular, traffic free community sessions, thanks to support from North Somerset Council.

A photo of the Justice SEND Quality Lead award being presented to the North Somerset Youth Offending Service team.

11:00am - 20 February 2023

North Somerset’s Youth Offending Service (YOS) and prevention service partnership has been recognised for providing a quality service to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Ukrainian flag with white heart in the centre

9:23am - 20 February 2023

As the conflict in Ukraine approaches its anniversary this week, North Somerset Council is stepping up the measures available locally for everyone involved in the Homes for Ukraine scheme, and calling for extra support as some refugees seek additional independence.

roadworks stop sign

4:37pm - 17 February 2023

North Somerset Council is investing £605,000 to improve Clevedon Road in Tickenham, with work due to start next week.

Yatton Hugh Street by Yatton Library

12:29pm - 17 February 2023

A package of works to make the High Street, North End Road and various other roads in Yatton safer and more accessible is set to begin on Monday 20 February.

The national Multiply logo - Skills for Life Multiply in white text surrounded by green boxes

11:45am - 16 February 2023

North Somerset Council is encouraging those aged 19 and over without a GCSE in Maths at grade 4/C or equivalent to sign up to a free programme of numeracy support, training and qualifications.

The Coronation Emblem - which will feature throughout May's historic celebrations - pays tribute to The King’s love of the natural world, depicting the flora of the four nations in the shape of St Edward’s Crown.

2:24pm - 15 February 2023

An extra bank holiday has been announced in May as part of the country's celebrations for the Coronation of King Charles III. The King will be crowned during a service at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6 May and over the weekend there will be more opportunities for people to come together and celebrate.

Launch of new service 50

9:10am - 15 February 2023

The first major bus improvement scheme planned for North Somerset is set to begin in Long Ashton next month as part of ambitious bus service improvements which will make bus travel faster, greener, more reliable, convenient, and co-ordinated across the region.

Children jumping in the air

5:31pm - 10 February 2023

There are plenty of free and low-cost fun activities across North Somerset to keep children – and parents – entertained this half-term.

Storm water and flooding on Clevedon seafront

12:00pm - 9 February 2023

North Somerset Council has today (Thursday 9 February) launched an eight-week consultation to seek views on its updated Local Flood Risk Management Strategy.

woman on bus

3:42pm - 30 January 2023

Soon more people living in North Somerset will have access to bus travel again thanks to the introduction of a new approach to providing local services.

A photo of the entrance to Churchill Sports Centre.

11:20am - 30 January 2023

Despite efforts to secure a future for Churchill Sports Centre, a decision not to reopen the centre has now been made by North Somerset Council.

A photo of numbers 4 to 8 Walliscote Road in Weston-super-Mare

8:45am - 30 January 2023

Work starts today (Monday 30 January) on the sixth project within Weston-super-Mare’s High Street Heritage Action Zone Shopfront Enhancement Scheme, managed by North Somerset Council.

A photo to show people in hi-vis vests examining the contents of handheld butterfly nets, standing in a field of long grass with housing behind

4:45pm - 26 January 2023

North Somerset Council is celebrating results seen from its rewilding work thanks to information gathered by ‘rewilding champions’, a project delivered by Avon Wildlife Trust and funded by £100,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund.