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A photo of dignitaries, council officers and Glendale contractors at a planting of an oak tree in memory of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Ashcombe Park in Weston-super-Mare

12:00pm - 26 January 2023

North Somerset Council has planted an English oak tree to commemorate the country’s longest reigning monarch.

A post-it note reminding people to vote

12:24pm - 23 January 2023

For the first time, residents in North Somerset will need to show photographic ID to vote at this year’s local elections. Residents are being urged to make sure they are ready to vote in May by checking they have an accepted form of ID.

Money - notes and pennies

10:51am - 23 January 2023

A £310,000 package of council tax discounts has been proposed by North Somerset Council today to help the area’s most financially vulnerable residents pay their council tax amid the ongoing cost of living crisis.

Students at Worle School accepting award

1:48pm - 19 January 2023

Worle Village Primary School has achieved a Bronze award for their school travel plan.

Weston high street

9:17am - 19 January 2023

Weston-super-Mare is set to benefit from a £20 million investment from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund following a successful bid by North Somerset Council as part of the authority’s ambitious placemaking vision for the town.

A photo of a direction road sign pointing towards Backwell Recycling Centre

12:00pm - 18 January 2023

North Somerset Council has announced that Backwell Recycling Centre will remain open next year as it scraps a budget saving proposal to close the facility from 1 April 2023.

The words 'No proof of age no sale' against a red prohibition sign.

9:36am - 18 January 2023

Retailers and licensed premises selling age-restricted items can access a year’s subscription to ‘No Proof of Age No Sale’ sales training and resources, thanks to North Somerset Council’s trading standards team.

recycling triangle symbol in snow on top of a festive table

3:30pm - 17 January 2023

North Somerset Council is once again thanking residents for thinking about their carbon footprint over the festive period.

Outside the front of the Castlewood office building in Clevedon

1:48pm - 11 January 2023

In a North Somerset Council meeting held yesterday (Tuesday 10 January), councillors agreed for plans to progress which would see the Castlewood site in Clevedon demolished to make way for a residential-led scheme.

Pound coins in columns

10:35am - 11 January 2023

Protecting services for the most vulnerable and continuing to deliver quality services fit for the future while still facing increasing budget pressures was discussed by North Somerset councillors yesterday (Tuesday 10 January).

Topping out celebration of the expansion of Baytree School

4:40pm - 10 January 2023

Construction of the second site of Baytree School in Clevedon reached a major milestone on Friday, as pupils joined North Somerset Council and project contractors, Willmott Dixon, for a ceremony to mark completion of the building’s steel frame.

Close up of a white heart painted onto the back of a wooden bench

10:14am - 10 January 2023

A monthly peer-support group is available to people from across North Somerset who have been impacted by suicide.

A photo of the children's author Tom Percival smiling with hills and countryside in the background

9:20am - 10 January 2023

Children aged three to four (and their adults!) are invited to an audience with Tom Percival, the author of many bestselling children’s picture books.

Students, Head and guests stood in front of Westhaven School sign

6:19pm - 9 January 2023

Westhaven School in Weston-super-Mare has achieved a Bronze travel award for their school travel plan.

roadworks stop sign

4:11pm - 6 January 2023

An £800,000 highway scheme to improve West Hill in Portishead will take place this month.