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Marine Lake walkway

1:39pm - 30 June 2021

Marine Lake in Weston-super-Mare will reopen for the summer on Saturday 3 July after completion of the first stage of a £300,000 project to improve the popular community facility.

The sea eagle sculpture at Chestnut Park Primary School in Yatton

1:30pm - 25 June 2021

A soaring sea eagle will greet the first pupils at Chestnut Park Primary School in Yatton when they arrive in September.

Pride flag with council logo on it

10:04am - 24 June 2021

On Wednesday 30 June, North Somerset Council, the Weston-super-Mare Pride Team and North Somerset LGBT+ Forum will join together to raise the rainbow flag over the Town Hall in Weston-super-Mare. 

mixed recycling

4:02pm - 23 June 2021

Residents are being encouraged to have their say on how recycling and waste services are developed in North Somerset.

hands making a heart shape with a sunset in the background

11:19am - 23 June 2021

Suicide is preventable and we can all help save a life. That is the vital message being shared by North Somerset leaders as they support work to prevent suicides in the area.

Balloon competition

7:29am - 23 June 2021

Locations across North Somerset are set to host the UK’s largest hot air balloon race with balloons of all sizes, with various special shapes, taking to the skies for the Exclusive Cup Balloon Race.

person planting a small sapling into a mound of soil

4:20pm - 22 June 2021

North Somerset Council has been awarded a lottery grant of £100,000 to continue with the next phase of its rewilding project.

green text that reads 'wild world heroes' surrounded by cartoon animals and cartoon children

3:42pm - 22 June 2021

Children in North Somerset are being invited to help save the planet in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge.

A38 junction locations

3:26pm - 22 June 2021

North Somerset Council’s A38 proposals, delivered in partnership with Somerset County Council, seek to improve journey reliability times, road safety and better connect local communities – whether by car, public transport or active travel.

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

10:07am - 22 June 2021

Reported coronavirus cases in some areas of North Somerset are unusually high - prompting North Somerset Council to redirect its mobile Covid testing van.

Clean Air Day Thursday 17 June 2021 visual

4:00pm - 16 June 2021

Tomorrow (Thursday 17 June) is national Clean Air Day, the UK’s largest annual air pollution campaign. 

Yellow background with white and red calendar in the foreground that reads '30 June 2021 deadline'.

11:01am - 16 June 2021

With the deadline to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme rapidly approaching, digital ad vans telling EU nationals we’d like them to stay can be seen around the region.

Fly-tipping at Yanley Lane, Long Ashton

4:37pm - 15 June 2021

A Bridgwater man has been ordered to pay fines and costs totalling £2,114.48 following a prosecution for fly-tipping brought by North Somerset Council.

Best-selling author Patrick Gale

4:16pm - 15 June 2021

Best-selling author Patrick Gale’s novel “Take Nothing With You” was set partly in Weston-super-Mare and on Thursday 24 June you can join an online event to hear him talk about the book.

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

12:00pm - 15 June 2021

With Covid cases rising in North Somerset health leaders support the four-week delay in step four of the government’s roadmap out of lockdown.