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Weston high street

10:16am - 30 November 2021

North Somerset Council is asking the public to choose a new name for the Sovereign Shopping Centre, based in Weston-super-Mare's town centre. The new name will form part of a public engagement process that will take place from Tuesday 30 November to Monday 13 December.

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

1:22pm - 29 November 2021

North Somerset’s health leaders urge residents and visitors to take the new Covid measures seriously as stronger rules begin across England.

Road sign that says 'road ahead closed'

2:40pm - 26 November 2021

A £170,000 scheme to improve the A370 Bridgwater Road between Weston and Bleadon begins on Monday (29 November).

Smiling man with bicycle

1:31pm - 26 November 2021

A cold-busting campaign has been launched that challenges residents in North Somerset to wrap up and get cycling to win some great prizes.

white car with an electric charger plugged into its side

4:10pm - 23 November 2021

New developments in North Somerset will now be required to provide electric vehicle (EV) charging provision among a range of other improvements.

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5:07pm - 19 November 2021

With COP26 just finished and lowering emissions high on everyone’s agenda, employers across North Somerset are invited to download the ‘Find Joy in the Journey’ digital toolkit. 

children holding pieces of card with poems written on them

4:19pm - 18 November 2021

A literacy campaign aimed at improving the language skills of under five-year-olds has taken to the high street.

Council asks to hear from residents on new neighbourhood vision

1:14pm - 18 November 2021

As part of a changing era for town centres, North Somerset Council is asking to hear from residents, visitors and businesses on a new vision planned around residential streets across Weston’s town centre. 


4:12pm - 16 November 2021

Improvements are set to take place on footpaths and bridleways across North Somerset.

The CCTV emergency control centre

3:26pm - 16 November 2021

New state-of-the-art CCTV cameras are helping to make North Somerset a safer place for residents and visitors.

Welcome to North Somerset Council

11:22am - 16 November 2021

The future of Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve has been safeguarded by North Somerset Council.

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2:49pm - 12 November 2021

North Somerset Council’s financial accounts for 2020/21 have been given a clean bill of health by its auditors.

Picture of the Tropicana taken by Paul Blakemore

1:22pm - 12 November 2021

Following on from a sizzling summer of events at the Tropicana in Weston-super-Mare, here’s what's coming up this winter….

Birnbeck Pier - image by Paul Blakemore

8:08am - 10 November 2021

Final plans to save Birnbeck Pier, a Victorian structure in Weston-super-Mare, have been announced.

North Somerset Council and the RNLI have formally agreed to work together to renovate Birnbeck Pier, bringing vital lifesaving work back onto the island and allowing the public access to the Victorian pier once again.

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4:33pm - 9 November 2021

North Somerset Council has successfully secured over £2.8m funding to support community initiatives to boost employment and enhance the skills of local people.