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View of Birnbeck Pier

6:30pm - 13 July 2023

Birnbeck Holdings Ltd have agreed to sell Birnbeck Pier to North Somerset Council today (Thursday 13 July), avoiding the need for a legal Compulsory Purchase Order Public Inquiry which was scheduled to take place in August.

artists impression of Banwell Bypass

2:12pm - 12 July 2023

An additional £11.9m of funding for the Banwell bypass was unanimously agreed at yesterday’s (Tuesday 11 July) Full Council meeting.

building plans

10:00am - 12 July 2023

The Government’s Planning Inspectorate has dismissed an appeal made by a developer who was refused outline planning permission by North Somerset Council.

A graphic which reads "Free event craft and creativity at the festival of archaeology. Weston Museum Saturday 29 July."

1:30pm - 10 July 2023

North Somerset Council is once again taking part in the annual Council for British Archaeology Festival of Archaeology (Saturday 15 to Sunday 30 July) by holding a free event on Saturday 29 July at Weston Museum.

family cycling in countryside

10:27am - 7 July 2023

The new Pier to Pier Way cycling and walking route linking Clevedon’s and Weston-super-Mare’s piers will open as soon as work on both the route and outstanding legal agreements have been completed. 

Birnbeck Pier

2:08pm - 6 July 2023

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has confirmed the Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) inquiry regarding the transfer of Birnbeck Pier to North Somerset Council is set to take place on 8 to 10 August 2023. 

Clevedon seafront

12:48pm - 5 July 2023

A scheme intended to improve access in Clevedon for pedestrians and cyclists is to be the subject of an independent review delivering on a commitment made by North Somerset Council in May.

Graphic showing a house with all the low carbon technologies the grant could fund: solar panels, various types of insulation and air source heat pump

9:53am - 5 July 2023

Low income households in North Somerset without gas central heating may be eligible for a new round of funding to install energy-saving, low carbon heating measures in their home.

Members of North Somerset Council Executive celebrating the launch of the birthday offer

1:01am - 5 July 2023

The website for local residents to apply for their free month of birthday travel is now live.

Locals with August birthdays can now apply for a month of free bus use at 

hand holding a megaphone

11:00am - 4 July 2023

North Somerset Council has demonstrated its commitment to reduce street drinking and antisocial behaviour by successfully prosecuting a man from Weston-super-Mare with its first Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO).

People of all ages outside running, smiling and laughing.

9:45am - 4 July 2023

A new, free, community event is coming to Ellenborough Park (West) in Weston-super-Mare and people of all ages are invited to get involved!

Close up of lots of cigarette ends

11:04am - 3 July 2023

Another stop smoking support clinic is set to launch later this month in Weston-super-Mare, as North Somerset Council continues its work to help people across the area live healthier lifestyles.

A Reading Agency graphic that reads Summer Reading Challenge 2023 Ready, Set, Read! The background is a cartoon of various children and young people dressed as though they're taking part in sports

10:30am - 30 June 2023

Children aged four to 11 are invited to get involved in the Summer Reading Challenge for free by signing-up at any North Somerset library from Saturday 8 July. This year’s theme is the power of play, sport, games and physical activity.

Close up of double red line markings on the side of a road

10:27am - 30 June 2023

Double red lines will be installed on a section of the A38 near Bristol Airport from Monday (3 July) to improve road safety.

hands holding with a key in the palm

12:18pm - 28 June 2023

Landlords and owners of empty homes in North Somerset are being invited to a free event next month to find out more about help and incentives on offer to support local families find a home.