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A photo of a Meerkat standing in a real Christmas tree at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

9:00am - 4 December 2023

People in North Somerset and surrounding areas are once again being encouraged by North Somerset Council to donate their real Christmas trees after the festive season to benefit the environment and three local charities.

The bus hub in Weston-super-Mare

3:19pm - 1 December 2023

People living in Weston-super-Mare will be able to start the new year with a trip to the shops on a new bus service designed to help them get to the town’s supermarkets and central shopping areas.

Image shows a close up of a large body of water

10:50am - 1 December 2023

North Somerset Council and its partners have renewed their commitment to understanding and improving water quality along the area’s coastline following today’s publication of bathing water classifications.

Portishead statues

11:00am - 29 November 2023

North Somerset Council is delighted to announce the second round of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) Community Grants scheme as part of its ongoing commitment to support community development. 

new cycle path on Hill Road in Clevedon

10:15am - 28 November 2023

Following an independent review of the Clevedon seafront and Hill Road active travel scheme, North Somerset Council’s Executive will meet next week to consider the outcomes of the review and what should happen next.

Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare

10:00am - 28 November 2023

North Somerset Council continues to face significant financial challenges in the years ahead despite working hard to narrow its budget gap.

Cllr Mike Bell cutting the ribbon the first show home at Winterstoke Gate in Parklands Village

9:53am - 28 November 2023

Last week, North Somerset Council cut the ribbon to officially open the first show home at Winterstoke Gate in Parklands Village, Weston-super-Mare.

North Somerset Local Plan 2039 with various North Somerset landmarks

3:00pm - 27 November 2023

North Somerset residents have a final chance to have their say on how the area will grow and develop over the next 15 years in a consultation launched today (Monday 27 November) by North Somerset Council.

bus hub Weston

3:57pm - 23 November 2023

North Somerset Council is inviting North Somerset residents, community groups and businesses to attend a Bus User Forum on Tuesday 5 December taking place at the Town Hall Council Chamber in Weston-super-Mare.  

Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare

10:30am - 23 November 2023

Following the Chancellor's announcements in yesterday's Autumn Statement, North Somerset Council has been reflecting on what this means for local people in the year ahead.

Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare

11:57am - 22 November 2023

People living in North Somerset are being invited to help shape priorities for the area over the next four years.

new cycle path on Hill Road in Clevedon

6:04pm - 20 November 2023

The results of a review into an active travel scheme on The Beach and Hill Road in Clevedon have been announced tonight (Monday 20 November).

A photograph of a gate on a Public Rights of Way with a green box fixed to the post

8:30am - 15 November 2023

North Somerset Council has installed devices to count the number of people using its public rights of way across the area. Throughout North Somerset there are over 500 miles of public rights of way. The new counters will provide a simple and effective way of monitoring usage and are a great investment for gathering information which will be used to tailor the council’s maintenance programme, prioritising the routes that are used the most.

Happy school children running in a playground

4:49pm - 14 November 2023

North Somerset Council is set to introduce improvements outside several schools this autumn in a bid to encourage safer travel on foot or by wheel.

FREE Health promotion day. Take control of your health this winter. Thursday 30 November, 10am to 2pm, We Are Super Studios in The Sovereign, Weston. Get advice on the day: weight loss, stop smoking, liver testing, eat well, get active, mental health, housing, addiction support, covid and flu jabs (eligibility criteria apply).

10:56am - 14 November 2023

Health organisations are joining forces this month to help North Somerset residents take charge of their health this winter.