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3:52pm - 7 September 2021

North Somerset Council leaders have welcomed the Government's announcement today (Tuesday 7 September) about additional funding for social care.

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5:16pm - 6 September 2021

North Somerset's garden waste collections are being suspended for at least the next two weeks because of HGV driver shortages. Unlike other areas, North Somerset Council has managed to keep garden waste collections going throughout the summer, with minimal disruption, but driver shortages have now reached the point where there are now no longer enough people to make the collections.

1:52pm - 6 September 2021

Organisers of Europe’s largest outdoor street art festival are coming to Weston-super-Mare this September.

For the first time, Bristol’s Upfest is expanding its roots to the coast, bringing a vibrant splash of colour to the town, as new initiative ‘Weston Walls’ is launched at the seaside. 

Flowers and a striped awning line a historic street in Clevedon for the filming of ITV's Broadchurch

10:41am - 6 September 2021

A £500,000 scheme to make parts of Clevedon more accessible for pedestrians and cyclists has been changed following suggested improvements by residents and businesses.  

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8:34am - 6 September 2021

A landlord has been fined more than £15,000 for failing to improve housing conditions in Weston-super-Mare properties, after notices were served by North Somerset Council’s Private Rented Housing team.

Picture of Weston taken by Historic England

1:49pm - 3 September 2021

The public are being asked to nominate local heritage assets and areas that are significant to people and the history of North Somerset. 

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3:39pm - 2 September 2021

People across North Somerset are being encouraged to complete free suicide prevention training to coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day on Friday 10 September.

Keep North Somerset safe, Clevedon, Nailsea, Portishead, Weston-super-Mare, doing all we can to keep COVID down with icons showing vaccinations, testing, face coverings, staying outside, and hand washing

9:41am - 2 September 2021

As schools return for the new academic year North Somerset Council’s public health teams are highlighting what the latest Covid rules could mean for pupils, staff and parents.

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10:51am - 31 August 2021

Neighbourhoods across North Somerset can now apply to close their roads and enjoy a traffic free community event, thanks to support from North Somerset Council.

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2:37pm - 27 August 2021

A £280,000 scheme to improve the A370 between Congresbury and Weston will continue on Tuesday 7 September with a road closure between 9.30am and 3.30pm.

Keep North Somerset safe, Clevedon, Nailsea, Portishead, Weston-super-Mare, doing all we can to keep COVID down with icons showing vaccinations, testing, face coverings, staying outside, and hand washing

4:00pm - 26 August 2021

With high numbers of visitors expected in North Somerset this bank holiday weekend council health leaders urge everyone to keep coronavirus in mind.

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2:07pm - 26 August 2021

A £250,000 council scheme to improve the B3133 North End Road in Yatton begins on Monday 6 September.

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9:10am - 26 August 2021

Additional parking has been made available for visitors and residents in Weston town centre. Dolphin Square will now offer temporary car parking for up to 200 parking spaces, and Locking Road car park will be offering 24 hr parking available. 

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11:30am - 25 August 2021

As the UN calls for ‘immediate, rapid and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions’, residents across North Somerset will get their chance to save money on their energy bills, and play their part in cutting carbon emissions. It is all thanks to a new scheme launched by the West of England Combined Authority, led by Metro Mayor Dan Norris.

1st Ashcombe Scouts Group working at hillfort

1:37pm - 24 August 2021

Members of the 1st Ashcombe Scouts Group have been helping volunteers to remove vegetation at the site of Worlebury Camp Iron Age hillfort.