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Group of people stood in front of Portishead Marina, smiling at camera

1:00pm - 6 January 2023

Looking to get more active in 2023? Would you like to become fitter while meeting new people? If so, North Somerset Health Walks are for you!

Active Directory

12:55pm - 6 January 2023

North Somerset Council’s Active Directory, which lists a wide range of physical activities for people or all ages and abilities, has been updated for 2023 and is out now!

Cllr Sonia Russe with children from Becket School and Head Teacher

11:10am - 5 January 2023

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

British coins on a white surface

10:50am - 3 January 2023

Voluntary organisations, community groups and settings across North Somerset can now apply for thousands of pounds of funding to support projects that improve health and wellbeing, thanks to North Somerset Council’s work to tackle health inequalities.

woman walking with bike near the shops

9:01am - 3 January 2023

Residents will be able to have their say this month on seven active travel action plans that have been developed by North Somerset Council.

Outside the front of the Castlewood office building in Clevedon

9:59am - 30 December 2022

When councillors meet in the New Year they’ll be asked to agree the preferred way forward for the Castlewood site in Clevedon, currently one of two main office bases for North Somerset Council.

red arrows

2:00pm - 22 December 2022

As a council we are facing some extremely challenging budget decisions for the financial year ahead and dealing with the same inflationary pressures as all our residents.

Artist's impression of the Banwell bypass west junction

11:04am - 22 December 2022

North Somerset Council is asking for feedback on amendments to a small number of mitigation measures proposed as part of the Banwell bypass planning application. The amendments follow recommendations from statutory consultees who commented on the overall bypass planning application submitted in July 2022.

Volunteers at The Lamb Inn, Worle. Pictured from left to right: Keeley Vowels; Laura Hughes; Charley Hughes; Joanne Hughes (standing); and Mandi Dexter (seated) holding Christmas presents for people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness

12:10pm - 20 December 2022

Kind-hearted publicans in Worle, Weston-super-Mare and their customers are teaming up with local businesses to provide a festive meal and gifts to homeless households staying in temporary and emergency accommodation this Christmas.

house on building plans

11:30am - 20 December 2022

North Somerset Council's Executive councillors have responded positively to recent announcements from the new Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, Michael Gove.

The leaves of an ash tree on a sunlit day

8:47am - 20 December 2022

Several temporary road closures are planned over the coming months to allow North Somerset Council to fell diseased ash trees across the area.

Women's Work Lab group photo - includes Cllr Gibbons, Rachel Mostyn,  Sally Ashby (WWL Director of Learning) and Paige Josham (WWL Programme Manager)

9:00am - 19 December 2022

16 North Somerset women who struggled to find a job after having children graduated last week from a free programme helping them return to the workplace.

Cost of Living advice through North Somerset Together

5:38pm - 16 December 2022

Short-term financial help is available from North Somerset Council’s welfare provision scheme to help with gas, electricity, food, clothing, travel and more after the Cost of Living crisis continues to bite.

A  group of two adults and four children sat around a table enjoying a meal, they are all smiling and doing a thumbs up to the camera

3:15pm - 14 December 2022

North Somerset community and voluntary groups are being encouraged to bid for thousands of pounds in public health funding when it becomes available in the New Year, as North Somerset Council continues its work to improve health and wellbeing, and tackle health inequalities across the area.

A photo of an adult man with boy walking in a park

1:00pm - 14 December 2022

North Somerset Council is urgently recruiting volunteers to help improve young people’s life chances and future possibilities.