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white car with an electric charger plugged into its side

12:21pm - 10 August 2021

North Somerset Council's first Electric Vehicle (EV) rapid charging hub is now open at Portishead’s Parish Wharf Leisure Centre.

A circular badge with a red dragon in the middle which forms the logo for the Avon and Somerset police

12:02pm - 6 August 2021

North Somerset Council is calling on the local community to be aware of the rules and risks of e-scooters.   

road closed signs

10:37am - 6 August 2021

A £46,000 scheme to improve Monks Hill in Weston-super-Mare starts on Monday (9 August).

Worlebury Hillfort

2:47pm - 5 August 2021

The proposals to preserve Weston-super-Mare's iron age hillfort have taken a step forward this week with North Somerset Council's application to the National Lottery Heritage Fund. 

justice scales

2:08pm - 2 August 2021

The organiser of an event in North Somerset has been ordered to pay fines and costs of more than £3,000 for breaching a noise abatement notice.  

Poster showing an artist's impression of a carbon neutral North Somerset, to advertise the Picture This art competition. Illustration shows North Somerset's key landmarks, with wind turbines, buses, and fields growing crops.

1:20pm - 2 August 2021

Eye-catching posters advertising an innovative art competition will start appearing around North Somerset this week.

weston beach 3

2:49pm - 30 July 2021

Various job openings are available for the summer season in Weston-super-Mare. We require casual seafront and events assistants, as well as three community support officers.

Boating on Marine Lake at Clevedon

1:57pm - 29 July 2021

Nearly £150,000 has been granted to community groups in Clevedon so they can make improvements to the town’s Marine Lake and Salthouse Fields.

looking out across marine Lake towards the open sea

4:07pm - 28 July 2021

Marine Lake in Weston-super-Mare is to remain closed following an assessment of the lake's conditions.

road curve

1:28pm - 26 July 2021

A maintenance scheme to improve the A370 Long Ashton Bypass will take place next week.

green garden waste bin with red permit stuck on the lid

1:21pm - 23 July 2021

North Somerset Council is bringing in temporary measures for garden waste collections due to ongoing crew shortages as more and more crew members are having to self-isolate due to the rising number of coronavirus infections locally. 

looking out across marine Lake towards the open sea

4:40pm - 22 July 2021

Marine Lake in Weston-super-Mare is being closed temporarily due to concerns about bathing safety.   

children playing with hoops

9:19am - 22 July 2021

Enriching free activities and food projects are being provided during the school holidays for children and young people in North Somerset who are entitled to benefits-related free school meals.

a red bike upright in a green field

8:26am - 22 July 2021

Ambitious plans to make it easier for residents to choose active travel options locally have been given the green light.

Picture of the Tropicana taken by Paul Blakemore

5:12pm - 21 July 2021

With restrictions lifted the Tropicana in Weston-super-Mare is ready to raise the roof kicking off the summer with a fantastic line-up of events.