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11:26am - 16 September 2021

Arts Council England has today announced 11 Priority Places across the South West as part of its Delivery Plan for 2021-24, including North Somerset, with a focus on Weston-super-Mare.

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6:58pm - 14 September 2021

Ravenswood School in Nailsea has been forced to close temporarily after suffering extensive flood and electrical damage during last week's heavy rainfall.

Keep North Somerset safe, Clevedon, Nailsea, Portishead, Weston-super-Mare, doing all we can to keep COVID down with icons showing vaccinations, testing, face coverings, staying outside, and hand washing

2:57pm - 14 September 2021

Health and education leaders from North Somerset Council have welcomed news that 12 to 15-year-olds will be offered Covid-19 vaccinations.

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11:46am - 14 September 2021

People are being invited to have their say on the future of housing in North Somerset.

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8:07am - 9 September 2021

North Somerset Council has named Sirona care & health as the winning bidder for its 0-19 Public Health Nursing Services and Healthy Child Programme contract, as the council continues its drive to improve outcomes for children and young people and tackle inequalities.

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3:52pm - 7 September 2021

North Somerset Council leaders have welcomed the Government's announcement today (Tuesday 7 September) about additional funding for social care.

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5:16pm - 6 September 2021

North Somerset's garden waste collections are being suspended for at least the next two weeks because of HGV driver shortages. Unlike other areas, North Somerset Council has managed to keep garden waste collections going throughout the summer, with minimal disruption, but driver shortages have now reached the point where there are now no longer enough people to make the collections.

1:52pm - 6 September 2021

Organisers of Europe’s largest outdoor street art festival are coming to Weston-super-Mare this September.

For the first time, Bristol’s Upfest is expanding its roots to the coast, bringing a vibrant splash of colour to the town, as new initiative ‘Weston Walls’ is launched at the seaside. 

Flowers and a striped awning line a historic street in Clevedon for the filming of ITV's Broadchurch

10:41am - 6 September 2021

A £500,000 scheme to make parts of Clevedon more accessible for pedestrians and cyclists has been changed following suggested improvements by residents and businesses.  

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8:34am - 6 September 2021

A landlord has been fined more than £15,000 for failing to improve housing conditions in Weston-super-Mare properties, after notices were served by North Somerset Council’s Private Rented Housing team.

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1:49pm - 3 September 2021

The public are being asked to nominate local heritage assets and areas that are significant to people and the history of North Somerset. 

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3:39pm - 2 September 2021

People across North Somerset are being encouraged to complete free suicide prevention training to coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day on Friday 10 September.

Keep North Somerset safe, Clevedon, Nailsea, Portishead, Weston-super-Mare, doing all we can to keep COVID down with icons showing vaccinations, testing, face coverings, staying outside, and hand washing

9:41am - 2 September 2021

As schools return for the new academic year North Somerset Council’s public health teams are highlighting what the latest Covid rules could mean for pupils, staff and parents.

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10:51am - 31 August 2021

Neighbourhoods across North Somerset can now apply to close their roads and enjoy a traffic free community event, thanks to support from North Somerset Council.

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2:37pm - 27 August 2021

A £280,000 scheme to improve the A370 between Congresbury and Weston will continue on Tuesday 7 September with a road closure between 9.30am and 3.30pm.