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Picture of Weston's high street by Paul Blakemore

12:24pm - 14 June 2021

A cash injection from Historic England has been announced as Weston’s heritage work continues with an exciting programme of enhancement work and activities to breathe new life into the high street.

Jacqui and Colin on holiday in a static caravan with the three people they support

8:56am - 12 June 2021

A couple from North Somerset have been recognised for their services to social care during the pandemic in HM The Queen's birthday honours. 

road curve

2:08pm - 11 June 2021

Local people are being asked their views on North Somerset Council’s highways and transport services – from the condition of roads and footpaths to the quality of cycling routes and facilities. 

Technical plans, computer keyboard and compass

1:58pm - 11 June 2021

Following pre-planning consultation earlier this year, a planning application has been submitted ahead of programme seeking to build an expansion of Winterstoke Hundred Academy on a new site at Locking Parklands in Weston-super-Mare.

Trucks at the Beach

10:26am - 11 June 2021

The Trucks at the Beach event, which was due to take place between 21 and 22 August 2021, will now take place 20 – 21 August 2022.

Abbots Pool Nature Reserve at Abbots Leigh

4:18pm - 10 June 2021

Enforcement officers from North Somerset Council are joining forces with the police to tackle anti-social behaviour at Abbots Pool nature reserve in Abbots Leigh this summer.

Grants now available for active travel

2:36pm - 9 June 2021

Businesses, schools and community organisations in North Somerset can now apply for grants to support on-site initiatives that will make it easier for staff, customers, visitors or students to choose zero-emission and active travel options.

Cartoon infographic showing webinar details

1:34pm - 8 June 2021

North Somerset Council’s Director of Public Health is joining Bristol and South Gloucestershire to host a Covid-19 webinar in the lead up to the potential move to step four of the government’s roadmap to ease restrictions.

Photo of Portishead Lake Grounds with a very blue, clear sky

2:54pm - 7 June 2021

A consultation gets under way this week on potential improvements to Portishead Lake Grounds and people are being urged to have their say.

hands holding house against sunlight

9:36am - 4 June 2021

More than half a million pounds in government funding has been secured by North Somerset Council from the Rough Sleeping Initiative to support work to tackle homelessness and rough sleeping.    

image of an electric cargo bike colour light blue with carrying boxes front and rear

11:07am - 3 June 2021

Businesses that use motorised vehicles to carry out their activities across North Somerset can apply for funding for an electric cargo bike to help them reduce their carbon footprint, courtesy of a grant made available by the Energy Saving Trust (EST). 

Trucks at the Beach

8:49am - 1 June 2021

The Trucks at the Beach event, which was due to take place between 21 and 22 August 2021, has been postponed.

dark blue image with white writing that reads: Hands, Face, Space and Fresh Air

4:27pm - 27 May 2021

Covid case rates are low, but North Somerset residents are still encouraged to be careful – especially if they have travel plans this bank holiday.

paper cut-out of people

4:00pm - 27 May 2021

In the run-up to volunteers’ week North Somerset reflects on the extraordinary community work done throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

roadworks stop sign

1:04pm - 24 May 2021

Highway maintenance in North Somerset is continuing as usual despite a change of name for the contractor.