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New information board at Chestnut Park Primary School in Yatton

11:49am - 17 December 2021

Chestnut Park Primary School in Yatton has installed an archaeological information board next to the steel sea eagle sculpture that welcomed its first pupils in September.

Family of four riding their bikes down a path with green trees behind them

12:23pm - 14 December 2021

Construction work has begun to build missing sections of the keenly awaited cycle route between Clevedon and Weston-super-Mare.

Christmas presents wrapped in brown paper

4:42pm - 13 December 2021

North Somerset Council is unable to recycle wrapping paper this year. Wrapping paper is difficult to recycle because there are so many varieties and most are mixed with unrecyclable items such as foil, glitter, ribbon and sticky tape.

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

4:15pm - 13 December 2021

North Somerset Council is echoing the government’s call for residents to get protected from Covid by getting vaccinated.

Photo of a woman waeing a carers uniform with the caption 'Poppy, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset.' Text says Proud to care a job that warms the heart join our teams of amazing care workers.

6:55pm - 10 December 2021

A new ‘Proud to Care’ campaign has launched in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire this week, aiming to attract a range of people into caring careers.

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

10:03am - 9 December 2021

Following the Government’s announcement that England will move into Plan B to slow the spread of Covid-19, and the rise in Omicron cases, health leaders in North Somerset are urging residents to be cautious.

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3:37pm - 8 December 2021

A joint initiative is helping to create a safe and enjoyable night out for everyone in Weston-super-Mare town centre this Christmas and New Year.

Weston Santa trail

2:26pm - 8 December 2021

School children across Weston-super-Mare have created a town centre Father Christmas trail with local shops as part of a push to encourage people to shop locally in the run up to Christmas.

white car with an electric charger plugged into its side

3:21pm - 7 December 2021

Following extensive consultation with residents over the summer, plans to introduce a new on-street parking scheme at Leigh Woods have been given the green light.

woman holding a baby, copy of policy in baby's hands

11:01am - 6 December 2021

North Somerset Council is continuing its commitment to supporting women who choose to breastfeed and tackling health inequalities in the area by introducing a new Infant Feeding policy for its staff.

cigarette ends

12:25pm - 3 December 2021

Eight people have been prosecuted by North Somerset Council for breaching Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs). 

a child's hands holding a small pink heart towards the camera

4:41pm - 2 December 2021

Financial support is available for people in North Somerset who are struggling with their household finances. North Somerset Council has been awarded a £1.3m grant from the Government's Household Support Fund to be distributed to households in need by the end of March 2022.

workmen sign

1:44pm - 2 December 2021

The town centre improvement works, taking place in Weston-super-Mare, are nearing completion with the final enhancements to be finished within weeks.

baubles and snow

12:47pm - 1 December 2021

The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) have launched their annual Christmas campaign which aims to raise awareness of the dangers of using loan sharks and promote the support available to victims and their families. 

Poster for the Picture This art competition

12:45pm - 30 November 2021

A public exhibition showcasing the finalists and winners of an innovative carbon neutral art competition will begin touring public spaces around North Somerset this week, starting in Nailsea library.