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2:26pm - 21 October 2021

North Somerset residents are being urged to keep themselves and those around them safe as coronavirus case rates rise locally and across the region, while the council's deputy leader calls on the government to introduce stronger measures. 

See Monster

5:56am - 21 October 2021

Weston-super-Mare has been chosen as one of ten locations across the country to host a flagship, national arts and culture installation. SEE MONSTER is part of UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK - a free, national collection of ten large-scale, public art engagement projects that will showcase the UK’s creativity and innovation to the world throughout 2022.


1:44pm - 19 October 2021

Gritters across North Somerset will help keep major routes in North Somerset passable this winter in a more sustainable way.  

Picture of Weston's high street by Paul Blakemore

3:40pm - 15 October 2021

Weston-super-Mare will welcome a new bowling alley, AllStars Sports Bowl, at the town's Dolphin Square site in Spring 2022.

HM government logo

3:17pm - 15 October 2021

Earlier today the UK Health and Security Agency (UKHSA) announced that an estimated 43,000 people may have been given incorrect PCR test results between 8 September and 12 October, mostly in the South West of England. This is an isolated incident attributed to one laboratory in Wolverhampton. Testing at this lab has been suspended and all samples are now being redirected to other laboratories.   

students walking away

1:49pm - 15 October 2021

Funding to help tackle violence against women and girls has been awarded to North Somerset Council and Somerset County Council.

Prince Consort Gardens awarded Green Flag

3:55pm - 14 October 2021

It's a high five for North Somerset's parks and green spaces!  

Man presenting woman with a certificate, woman is holding a glass trophy.

2:05pm - 14 October 2021

Care workers from North Somerset were among those recognised at a prestigious awards ceremony last week.

house on building plans

12:43pm - 13 October 2021

North Somerset Council has been awarded £1.075m from the Government to prepare a brownfield site in Weston-super-Mare for high quality housing and development.

a white pound sign being held up by a string of colourful balloons

1:31pm - 12 October 2021

More payments to help address the pressures of housing growth are being made to town and parish councils across North Somerset.

A boy and girl walking in front of a man and woman in the sunshine with trees in the background

1:05pm - 12 October 2021

North Somerset’s Health and Wellbeing Board has launched its Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy for 2021-24.

pathway leading up through Weston Hillfort

10:14am - 7 October 2021

Plans to protect Worlebury Camp hillfort in Weston-super-Mare will continue despite North Somerset Council’s bid for lottery funding being turned down.

Old image of the Fork 'n' Ale

7:25am - 6 October 2021

A second business in Weston-super-Mare is set to bring their frontage back to its roots through the Heritage Action Zone’s Shopfront Enhancement Scheme.

Three routes to the North of Banwell

2:04pm - 4 October 2021

Following an extensive summer consultation and a technical review into the options, a decision has been published recommending that route two is taken forward as the basis for the eventual design of Banwell bypass. 

four people looking over a wall into the sunset. Text reads 'thinking about your next steps? There's support available'

3:24pm - 30 September 2021

Libraries across North Somerset are getting ready to celebrate Libraries Week from 4-10 October.