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

11:45am - 4 April 2022

Residents advised to put black bins and garden waste out as usual – but recycling centres closed and no recycling collections for some – ahead of strike from 12 April

house on building plans

9:26am - 1 April 2022

The re-development of vacant sites in Weston Town Centre has taken another step forward as North Somerset Council takes ownership of three key sites in the town.

Portishead map

9:05am - 1 April 2022

Portishead residents are being invited to take part in three important consultations which will help shape the future of development in the town and the surrounding area. 

A photo showing a children's play area at Walford Avenue in Worle, Weston-super-Mare

8:23am - 1 April 2022

In a scheme launching today (Friday 1 April), North Somerset Council is inviting town and parish councils to apply for matched funding to invest in play areas.


3:11pm - 29 March 2022

Following recent news about the withdrawal of a number of commercially-operated bus services, North Somerset Council has today announced the award of a new supported bus contract for Weston-super-Mare.

A photo of the building occupying the corner of High Street and Regent Street Weston-super-Mare in March 2022

8:36am - 28 March 2022

Work starts today (Monday 28 March) on the third project within Weston-super-Mare’s High Street Heritage Action Zone Shopfront Enhancement Scheme, managed by North Somerset Council.

Climate change image

3:13pm - 25 March 2022

Responding to the climate emergency is a key element of North Somerset Council's new Local Plan process.

sunlight through trees 2

5:05pm - 23 March 2022

This National Day of Reflection (Wednesday 23 March), North Somerset Council has unveiled plans to plant 500 trees in memory of the residents who lost their lives during the Covid-19 pandemic.

computer generated photo of proposed road changes to Clevedon seafront

10:20am - 23 March 2022

A £500,000 scheme to improve access for pedestrians and cyclists in Clevedon is set to start after Easter.

cigarette ends

8:56am - 23 March 2022

19 people have been ordered to pay over £7,000 in fines as a result of prosecutions by North Somerset Council for littering, namely dropping cigarette butts.

A photo of a man shovelling compost from the bottom of a compost bin

1:10pm - 22 March 2022

North Somerset Council is looking for green-minded enthusiasts to volunteer as it launches a scheme to increase composting across the area.

hand holding a megaphone

5:41pm - 17 March 2022

North Somerset Council has approached the market with a tender to run local services in response to huge cuts announced by commercial bus companies. These cuts will affect a number of routes that are failing to recover quickly enough financially while their central government covid-relief funding is withdrawn later this year.

blue road sign with a direction arrow for bristol airport

1:06pm - 15 March 2022

North Somerset Council has decided not to pursue a legal challenge to the Planning Inspectorate’s decision to allow Bristol Airport to expand. 

Funding to improve library at Clevedon

2:26pm - 14 March 2022

Clevedon Library is set to be transformed following a successful bid for funding by North Somerset Council.

Climate change image

11:46am - 14 March 2022

Ambitious plans to tackle the climate emergency and make North Somerset a greener place to live have moved forward.