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Ranger service

Our aim is to boost your enjoyment of the parks, seafronts, woodlands and open spaces across North Somerset.

Lifebelt maintenance

We regularly inspect and maintain lifebelts at Weston-super-Mare and any other stretches of water in the district. To report a damaged or missing lifebelt contact our ranger service.

Park and play area maintenance

We inspect and maintain parks and play areas to make sure they are safe for you to use and regularly patrol and monitor these sites.

Seafront rangers

Our seafront rangers provide a beach patrol at Weston-super-Mare between April to September offering help and advice to anyone who needs it from 10am-6pm and check the beach throughout the day during the winter. For more information contact our seafront rangers.

Volunteering opportunities

You can volunteer to help our conservation projects in woodland across North Somerset. The schemes generally take place on Sundays at: Weston Woods in Weston-super-Mare, Nowhere Wood in Nailsea, Abbots Pool Wood in Abbots Leigh and East Wood in Portishead. For more information view posters about each scheme at the sites or contact our ranger service. Visit the British Trust for Nature Conservation Volunteers website for more information about general countryside volunteering.

Weston Welcomers

Our welcomers greet visitors to Weston-super-Mare seafront and town centre during the busy summer season. They give advice and help people to make the most of their stay in the resort between July and September. They meet and greet visitors arriving by car, coach, bus and train and hand out leaflets and offers to local attractions, as well as keeping an eye on the cleanliness and safety of the seafront.