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A group of people riding bikes

2:28pm - 27 May 2022

Three new walking and cycling schemes are set to be introduced in North Somerset.

Welcome Back North Somerset logo

1:18pm - 27 May 2022

58 businesses in North Somerset benefited from a package of free business support between January and March.

A photo of Clevedon Marine Lake taken in May 2022

11:45am - 27 May 2022

Improvement works are progressing well at Clevedon’s seafront including Marine Lake and Salthouse Fields. This follows grants of almost £150,000 awarded by North Somerset Council to community groups in Clevedon in July 2021.

Ukrainian flag

1:57pm - 26 May 2022

At the end of his year as Chairman of North Somerset Council, Cllr Richard Westwood pledged a chairman's donation of £1,500 to Voluntary Action North Somerset (VANS) to support their ongoing work for the crisis in Ukraine.

A sign on a lamp post to show Public Space Protection Orders in place and a lady walking two dogs on leads in the background.

9:31am - 26 May 2022

52 people have been ordered to pay over £19,000 in fines as a result of prosecutions by North Somerset Council for breaches of Public Space Protection Orders.

North Somerset Local Plan 2038 with various North Somerset landmarks

10:35am - 24 May 2022

Over 700 people and organisations have given their view on a key planning document that will shape the future development of North Somerset over the next 15 years.

A photo of a North Somerset Council garden waste bin with a 2022-23 permit attached.

3:20pm - 19 May 2022

North Somerset garden waste customers wishing to continue to receive collections after Friday 17 June must renew their subscription from today (Thursday 19 May).

An image of a poster created by North Somerset Council to help prevent fly-tipping.

11:40am - 19 May 2022

A man from Pill has been ordered to pay more than £1,600 following a prosecution for fly-tipping brought by North Somerset Council.

Artist's impression of the new Baytree School building

9:46am - 18 May 2022

The Council has begun construction of the second site of Baytree School off Brookfield Walk in Clevedon, which will provide modern and improved facilities for children with very complex educational needs.

Launch of new service 50

3:39pm - 16 May 2022

Drivers who abuse bus lanes in Weston will soon face a fine.

A photo taken of people walking  along Clevedon seafront to mark Foster Care Fortnight 2022

2:47pm - 16 May 2022

This Foster Care Fortnight (Monday 9 to Sunday 22 May), people across North Somerset are being reminded of the vital service foster carers provide to make sure children and young people are cared for and supported to thrive.

Road sign that says 'road ahead closed'

2:59pm - 13 May 2022

Improvements to the A38 at Redhill are due to be carried out later this month.

New NSC chairperson Cllr Haverson with outgoing chairman Cllr Westwood

3:50pm - 12 May 2022

Cllr Karin Haverson was elected as the new Chairperson of North Somerset Council for the year ahead at the Annual Council Meeting held on Tuesday (10 May).

A street in Weston-super-Mare at night

11:18am - 11 May 2022

Weston-super-Mare is celebrating the renewal of its Purple Flag status this Saturday (14 May).

Councillor Steve Bridger

11:02am - 11 May 2022

At last night’s Annual Council Meeting, North Somerset Council members elected Cllr Steve Bridger as the new Leader of the Council. Cllr Bridger’s appointment comes after Cllr Don Davies announced he was standing down from the role on Monday.