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10:22am - 22 April 2022

Payments made to local communities in North Somerset to help address the pressures of housing growth have now topped £1m. 

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10:56am - 21 April 2022

North Somerset Council has launched two new brochures aimed at businesses to boost the area’s economy and support its ambitions to develop trade and industry.

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10:13am - 21 April 2022

A specialist suicide bereavement peer support group will launch in North Somerset later this year, thanks to funding from North Somerset Council.

bin man wearing orange overalls stood next to a North Somerset recycling lorry

9:44am - 20 April 2022

In a change to planned strike action, North Somerset residents are advised to continue to put out all waste containers (recycling, black bins and garden waste) as usual this week (w/c Monday 18 April).

Illustration of different people doing different types of activity outside. Text says 'North Somerset Joint health and Wellbeing Strategy 2021-2024'

8:28am - 20 April 2022

North Somerset Council’s public health team has been shortlisted for two prestigious national awards, once again demonstrating the council’s commitment to tackling health inequalities across North Somerset. 

woman wearing pink sports shoes walking

8:20am - 20 April 2022

With National Walking Month starting soon, North Somerset Council is highlighting and celebrating the many walking opportunities across the area and encouraging people to take up the challenge to ‘walk this May’.

train track

5:12pm - 19 April 2022

The Department for Transport (DfT) have today announced a further delay to consent for construction of MetroWest Phase 1.

Launch of new service 50

10:44am - 19 April 2022

Next week (Monday 25 April) sees the launch of a new bus route in Weston-super-Mare after North Somerset Council stepped in to save local services.

A photo of Portishead Lake Grounds showing the lake and children's play area

3:17pm - 14 April 2022

Plans to breathe new life into Portishead Lake Grounds have been agreed by North Somerset Council and Portishead Town Council.

The first flags made for the libraries’ memory bunting

2:03pm - 14 April 2022

What is your best memory of the last 70 years?

A photo taken at the road junction at the top of Rownham Hill

1:25pm - 13 April 2022

The A369 at Abbots Leigh is set to close from Monday 25 April for five days to allow North Somerset Council to fell a number of diseased ash trees.

new build housing

3:15pm - 12 April 2022

North Somerset Council is currently consulting on the next phase of its local plan and young people are being encouraged to get involved in the process.

Sam Walker accepting an award for the shopfront enhancement scheme work on Walker and Ling.

9:42am - 12 April 2022

An award has been presented to Walker and Ling, the first business in Weston-super-Mare to benefit from the town’s High Street Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) Shopfront Enhancement Scheme.

Weston-super-Mare Civic Society presented the award to the family-run department store during a ceremony held yesterday (Monday 11 April) at Weston Museum.

bin man wearing orange overalls stood next to a North Somerset recycling lorry

11:26am - 8 April 2022

In a change to planned strike action, North Somerset residents are advised to continue to put out all waste containers (recycling, black bins and garden waste) as usual next week (w/c Monday 11 April).

person holding a lateral flow test for covid-19 in their hands

12:27pm - 4 April 2022

With local infection rates the highest in all of England, North Somerset Council's health bosses are warning the local community that there is still every need to remain covid-aware and take sensible precautions to stay safe.