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Image reminding people to wash their hands, cover their face if they can, make space, and let in fresh air during the coronavirus pandemic

1:37pm - 20 July 2021

Covid cases in North Somerset are now at their highest ever levels - with rates still climbing.

Outside the front of the Tropicana in Weston, text says 'there are 1.3million job vacancies'

11:45am - 20 July 2021

A recruitment crisis has hit North Somerset’s hospitality and leisure businesses thanks to a perfect storm of Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic.

house made of grass

9:32am - 20 July 2021

North Somerset Council has agreed to take forward development on council-owned land to the south of The Uplands in Nailsea.

train track

5:19pm - 19 July 2021

Parts of the historic Portishead railway line are to be recycled and reused as part of an exciting project with the Avon Valley Railway.

Fly-tipping at Wild Country Lane, Long Ashton

1:49pm - 19 July 2021

A Bristol man has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay costs of more than £2,000 following a prosecution for fly-tipping brought by North Somerset Council.

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10:56am - 19 July 2021

Following public consultation, Executive Member decisions have been made on the appropriation of council-owned land adjacent to Brookfield Walk, Clevedon and to the south of The Uplands, Nailsea.

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2:08pm - 16 July 2021

North Somerset recycling and waste collections could soon be impacted by increasing numbers of crew members having to self-isolate due to the rising numbers of coronavirus infections locally. The requirements for close contacts to isolate, as well as the national shortage of HGV drivers, has already caused other councils to reduce their collections temporarily.

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4:38pm - 15 July 2021

The public inquiry into Bristol Airport's appeal against the decision by North Somerset Council to refuse the airport's expansion plans will start next Tuesday (20 July).

Image reminding people to wash their hands, cover their face if they can, make space, and let in fresh air during the coronavirus pandemic

11:36am - 13 July 2021

Legal restrictions to help reduce the risk of Covid are lifting next week, but with infection rates rising across England North Somerset residents are encouraged to keep working to reduce risks.

Mass balloon ascent Bristol Airport

8:36am - 9 July 2021

More than 30 balloons were launched from Bristol Airport today in a historic, record breaking, mass ballooning competition.

Picture of the Tropicana taken by Paul Blakemore

1:01pm - 8 July 2021

North Somerset Council is hoping for a £15m investment into Weston-super-Mare town centre, following a recent bid submission to a Government multi-billion-pound fund.

Image showing traffic queues in Banwell

12:17pm - 6 July 2021

The first public consultation on Banwell bypass is now underway, marking important progress for the long-awaited scheme. 

Image reminding people to wash their hands, cover their face if they can, make space, and let in fresh air during the coronavirus pandemic

9:37am - 6 July 2021

‘Restrictions may end on 19 July, but Covid-19 will not’ warn North Somerset’s health leaders.

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8:49am - 2 July 2021

North Somerset Council has re-qualified as a Disability Confident Leader.

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8:06am - 1 July 2021

Ahead of Weston-super-Mare Pride this weekend, Fostering North Somerset is encouraging people from the LGBTQ+ community to come forward as foster carers.