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4:30pm - 3 March 2021

Here’s a joint statement from Leader of North Somerset Council, Cllr Don Davies, and Deputy Leader, Mike Bell, reacting to today’s budget:

3:15pm - 2 March 2021

Families and households with primary school, secondary school and college age children, including childcare and support bubbles, are now encouraged to get rapid Covid-19 tests twice a week.

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12:53pm - 2 March 2021

The council and Historic England are asking the public to have their say on local heritage assets and areas that are significant to people and the history of North Somerset. 

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10:05am - 2 March 2021

Graduates and people in North Somerset who are looking for a career change are being urged to ‘Step Up to Social Work’ as part of a successful training initiative supported by North Somerset Council.

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3:25pm - 1 March 2021

In a series of focused press releases we'll be looking at areas where North Somerset Council will be investing in services which will improve outcomes for local people following the setting of the budget at last Tuesday's Full Council (Tuesday 23 February) meeting.

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11:06am - 1 March 2021

From 1 April North Somerset Council is introducing an annual charge for garden waste collections.

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11:08am - 26 February 2021

In a series of focused press releases we'll be looking at areas where North Somerset Council will be investing in services which will improve outcomes for local people following the setting of the budget at last Tuesday's Full Council meeting.

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10:58am - 26 February 2021

On 14 March 2020, North Somerset lost its first resident to coronavirus. In the year that has passed since then local communities have lost 334 people to the disease.  

5:36pm - 25 February 2021

Financial support for businesses in North Somerset has been extended to cover the current period of national lockdown.

3:49pm - 25 February 2021

Planning consent has been secured for a “rural sister site” to Mikhail Riches’ Stirling Prize winning Goldsmith Street scheme.

1:45pm - 25 February 2021

Plans to support the future delivery of council services and community assets were given the green light  at Tuesday night’s ‘Full Council’ meeting of North Somerset Council. 

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9:58am - 25 February 2021

In a series of focused press releases we'll be looking at areas where North Somerset Council will be investing in services which will improve outcomes for local people following the budget being adopted at Full Council last Tuesday (23 February).

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2:59pm - 24 February 2021

A man from Diamond Batch, Weston-super-Mare, has been given a suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to 15 charges relating to the supply and distribution of illegal tobacco products.  

11:11am - 23 February 2021

A £4,000 scheme to improve safety outside Worle Village Primary school is being trialled.

11:06am - 23 February 2021

A major £1.3m scheme which will protect an area of Weston-super-Mare from future flooding has been completed.