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woman sorting garden waste

12:00pm - 21 May 2021

Nearly 40,000 households have now signed up to North Somerset Council’s new annual chargeable garden waste collection service.


11:37am - 21 May 2021

The opening of the North Somerset Tidal Trail, the section of the England Coastal Path National Trail that runs through North Somerset, is taking a step closer.

A crushed plastic bottle on grass

10:18am - 21 May 2021

North Somerset Council has teamed up with a private company to focus on the anti-social issues of littering and dog fouling.

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10:24am - 20 May 2021

As Foster Care Fortnight draws to a close, North Somerset Council is still on the look out for potential foster carers.

Photo showing Marine Lake with no water in it, and a channel dug in the silt alongside the causeway

10:00am - 20 May 2021

Work to restore Weston-super-Mare’s Marine Lake and flush out built-up silt continues to progress with a new trial this week which involves high pressure hoses.

Cllrs and Culture Weston on high street

7:41am - 19 May 2021

Today, Historic England has announced that 60 High Street Heritage Action Zones (HSHAZ) will receive grants totalling £6m, going to local art organisations to create and deliver community-led cultural activities on their high streets over the next three years.

The newly refurbished tennis courts at Ashcombe Park

12:26pm - 18 May 2021

The three newly refurbished tennis courts at Ashcombe Park in Weston-super-Mare are proving to be a smash hit!

box of Covid-19 rapid tests on a coffee table in front of a bowl of fruit and a hot drink

3:08pm - 17 May 2021

As the country takes the next step out of lockdown North Somerset Council’s health leaders continue to encourage caution.  

Picture of Weston's high street by Paul Blakemore

11:55am - 17 May 2021

In an exceptionally challenging year for businesses, North Somerset Council has been working to help keep doors open.

box of Covid-19 rapid tests on a coffee table in front of a bowl of fruit and a hot drink

3:43pm - 14 May 2021

No-symptom testing is going mobile in North Somerset from Monday to bring rapid Covid-19 tests to more places.

stethoscope and medical icons

12:47pm - 14 May 2021

North Somerset Council is calling for an action plan and funding to tackle issues at Weston General Hospital highlighted in the latest report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).


The tower and church on Uphill Hill

12:12pm - 13 May 2021

Over the last year parks and open spaces in North Somerset have seen a huge increase in use.

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10:19am - 13 May 2021

Another 15,000 trees have been planted at locations across North Somerset this winter as part of North Somerset Council's ambitious rewilding programme.

new pound coins

1:24pm - 11 May 2021

Communities in North Somerset are continuing to benefit directly from developer payments to address the pressures of housing growth.

Technical plans, computer keyboard and compass

12:01pm - 11 May 2021

A company's plans to expand its operations and create more jobs at Royal Portbury Dock have been given the green light by North Somerset Council.