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10:03am - 11 May 2021

North Somerset Council is urging local businesses to get in touch soon to make any remaining claims for the government's coronavirus support grants. So far, the council has made grant payments of about £74m to local businesses, but some grants are limited by claim period or amount available.

Logo for Opportunity North Somerset initiative

10:45am - 7 May 2021

Support and advice to help residents achieve their personal and professional goals will be available in a number of North Somerset libraries from Monday 17 May.

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3:35pm - 30 April 2021

A £45,000 maintenance scheme to improve the A370 Flowerdown Bridge in Weston starts on Tuesday 4 May.  

government campaign image - new guidance from March 29th - hands face, space, fresh air

2:43pm - 30 April 2021

With coronavirus restrictions in place until at least June, North Somerset residents are urged to keep safe over the bank holiday weekend.

New Toucan crossing installed on Festival Way by Ashton Court Estate

2:20pm - 30 April 2021

A new Toucan crossing has been installed on the popular Festival Way by the Ashton Court Estate. The crossing will make it safer for people walking and cycling to cross the busy B3128.

Map showing indicative alignments for Banwell bypass

11:46am - 30 April 2021

Alun Griffiths Contracting Ltd will work with North Somerset Council to design and construct the Banwell Bypass, with public engagement to help decide the bypass route due to start this summer. 

Logo for the 2021 Deaf Awareness Week

11:24am - 30 April 2021

North Somerset Council has set up a dedicated page on its website to mark Deaf Awareness Week next week (3-9 May).

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8:39am - 30 April 2021

Businesses and organisations in North Somerset are being asked to apply for a share of the new UK Community Renewal Fund, recently launched by central Government.

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8:46pm - 29 April 2021

Last year, North Somerset Council announced the difficult decision to introduce an annual charge for garden waste collections to cover costs and protect essential services.

people joining hands in a circle

2:49pm - 27 April 2021

Rainbow crossings could appear across North Somerset in the future as part of a new scheme.

Picture of Weston's high street by Paul Blakemore

12:36pm - 27 April 2021

As non-essential organisations re-opened their doors in April, a new project has been brought in to support local businesses with their online presence.

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3:52pm - 23 April 2021

Residents in North Somerset are benefiting from a free service aimed at increasing the level of basic digital skills and abilities.

3:25pm - 23 April 2021

Changes are coming to the Covid-19 testing system in North Somerset next month in a bid to give more people the chance to join those already doing twice-weekly tests.


1:38pm - 23 April 2021

The main swimming pool at Backwell Leisure Centre will now re-open to the public in mid-May.

Photo showing water flowing out the gaps where sluice gates in Marine Lake causeway were previously, with two men looking on and the digger that removed the gates in the background

8:30pm - 22 April 2021

Plans to rejuvenate and restore Weston’s Marine Lake moved forward this week with preparatory works undertaken ahead of the weekend’s high spring tides.