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A thermometer against a blue sky with a hot sun

8:23am - 15 July 2022

North Somerset residents are being urged to take care and stay well as an amber weather warning for extreme heat is due to come into effect this weekend.

People riding bikes

3:12pm - 11 July 2022

Local people are being invited to have their say on plans for a new 20mph zone in Pill, Easton-in-Gordano and Ham Green.

elderly lady wearing a grey sweatshirt and sitting on a sofa while talking on the phone

2:01pm - 11 July 2022

Residents facing digital exclusion through not being able to afford sim cards and mobile data can now access them for free thanks to a new scheme available through North Somerset Council's library service.


11:02am - 7 July 2022

SEE MONSTER, a decommissioned North Sea offshore platform that is set to become one of  the UK’s largest public art installations, is due to arrive by sea into Weston-super-Mare this  Tuesday, 12 July. The transformation of the platform is a world-first that aims to inspire global  conversations about the repurposing of large industrial structures and design-led solutions to  sustainable futures.

A photo of the newly refurbished tennis courts at Ashcombe Park in Weston-super-Mare

4:23pm - 6 July 2022

Ahead of the Wimbledon finals this weekend, North Somerset residents who fancy themselves as the next Cameron Norrie or Emma Raducanu are being reminded of the public tennis courts at Ashcombe Park in Weston-super-Mare.

keys hanging in the lock of an open front door

2:03pm - 4 July 2022

Landlords and owners of empty homes in North Somerset are being invited to a free event on Tuesday 12 July to find out more about help and incentives on offer to help local families to find a home.

train track

12:58pm - 4 July 2022

North Somerset Council has been working closely with the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) and the Department for Transport (DfT) to progress MetroWest Phase 1, which will see the reopening of the Portishead rail line.


10:04am - 30 June 2022

A new vegan café based in Weston’s Grove Park has opened its doors, offering a combination of vegan, gluten free treats.

A group of people riding bikes

3:14pm - 28 June 2022

Work to provide a missing link in a coastal walking and cycling route from Brean to Clevedon has restarted following unavoidable delays.

close up of a black cab illuminated taxi sign

8:28am - 27 June 2022

Have you ever thought about becoming a taxi driver? If so, an open day being held next month by North Somerset Council is for you.

Screenshot of Better Health North Somerset website landing page

1:09pm - 23 June 2022

North Somerset residents who want help to lead a healthier lifestyle are being encouraged to use a new website.

passengers sitting on a bus

9:39am - 23 June 2022

Bus services in North Somerset will be transformed over the next three years thanks to a major investment programme by North Somerset Council in partnership with the West of England Combined Authority.

houses with trees and plants along paths

8:21am - 23 June 2022

North Somerset Council has taken another step forward in the delivery of a flagship new site for high quality, highly sustainable and affordable homes in Nailsea.

road curve

8:18am - 23 June 2022

Maintenance work will be carried out over three nights from Monday 27 June along the A370 at Somerset Avenue in Weston-super-Mare. The work will take place after the evening rush hour to minimise inconvenience to road users. The work will include street lighting maintenance, minor vegetation clearance and mechanical sweeping of the drainage channels.

10:27am - 20 June 2022

14 North Somerset women who struggled to find a job after having children have successfully graduated from a free programme helping them return to the workplace.