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Logo with drawing of lots of people with the speech bubble above saying Carbon Literacy Action Day International

1:02pm - 10 October 2023

North Somerset Council remains committed to tackling the climate emergency and is continuing to work towards becoming a carbon neutral area by 2030, despite the recent rollback in the UK government’s Net Zero goals.

Worle High Street

12:00pm - 10 October 2023

People living in Worle, in Weston-super-Mare, are being asked to help shape new plans to transform areas of Worle High Street and the local community into vibrant, revitalised and safer places to live, work and visit.

bus hub weston

10:57am - 10 October 2023

As part of North Somerset Council’s plans to create a sustainable bus network across the region, proposals for ten government-funded Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) projects have been announced along key routes where buses are regularly delayed. 

North Somerset Local Plan 2039 with various North Somerset landmarks

10:00am - 10 October 2023

The overarching plan for future development in North Somerset is set to be discussed at a North Somerset Council meeting on Wednesday 18 October.

Birthday bus October

9:22am - 2 October 2023

October birthdays who applied for free birthday bus travel can now get on board a West of England area bus to visit friends, family, local places, make the most of seasonal events – and travel free of charge. 

buses

4:30pm - 29 September 2023

The number 7 bus service route is going to change from this Sunday (1 October) to travel directly via Bowen Road in the Locking Parklands estate.  

Oven top with hobs on

12:01am - 29 September 2023

North Somerset Council is joining forces with a group of consumer organisations and charities to ask for urgent action to introduce a social tariff for energy – something that is desperately needed by millions of struggling households in the UK.

A two-way residential street with a car driving down it and a cyclist cycling in the opposite direction in the cycle lane.

12:30pm - 28 September 2023

North Somerset Council is making changes to pedestrian crossings across the area in order to reduce waiting times for walkers and vehicle drivers.

hand holding a megaphone

9:00am - 28 September 2023

Nine North Somerset residents who are in drug and alcohol recovery have received transformative dental work which has been described as “lifesaving”, thanks to a collaboration between North Somerset Council and local drug and alcohol support service, With You.

A photo of the outside of the new Nailsea library.

3:30pm - 27 September 2023

Nailsea Library is today (Wednesday 27 September) celebrating its new home with an official opening event.

A photo of the Strawberry Line tunnel with bollard style lighting running through it.

1:00pm - 25 September 2023

The Strawberry Line tunnel at Shute Shelve, near Winscombe, is set to temporarily close for two weeks next month. This is to allow routine maintenance of the tunnel to take place, as well as the felling of surrounding diseased ash trees.

Illustration of a green house

11:12am - 22 September 2023

As part of North Somerset Council’s allocation of the government’s UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF), a freephone home energy advice service is part-funded for households in North Somerset. The advice line, provided by Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE), offers free, impartial advice to all households. 

buses

4:00pm - 21 September 2023

North Somerset Council and bus operator First Bus are acting to reassure bus users about work being undertaken to improve services and reliability in the local area. 

A red barrier and a sign with a red background that says road closed in white letters.

2:52pm - 21 September 2023

A £200,000 scheme to improve Baytree, Milton and Locking Road in Weston begins on Monday 25 September.

A photo of the children's play area at Salthouse Fields in Clevedon. The image shows a gated area with swings, a climbing frame and other play equipment.

11:00am - 20 September 2023

North Somerset Council is inviting families to help shape its proposals to improve the children’s play area at Salthouse Fields in Clevedon in a consultation that opened at 11am today (Wednesday 20 September).