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Noise costs woman hundreds

A woman from Worle who ignored a noise abatement notice has been ordered to pay hundreds of pounds in fines and costs. Shanley Turner, aged 23, from Madam Road was found guilty in her absence at North Somerset Magistrates Court today (Friday 17 August). The court heard that North Somerset Council received complaints of noise …
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Waste, recycling and garden waste update

Some roads in Weston-super-Mare and Clevedon due to have their recycling and/or garden waste collected today (Friday 17 August) will have it collected tomorrow (Saturday 18 August). Please leave your green bins and recycling boxes out. Crews will also be working on Saturday to collect rubbish that may have been missed this week. The roads and …
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Weston to host evening food event

An evening of street food, music and family entertainment is promised as a new event comes to Weston-super-Mare this summer. Weston Street Food Market will take place at the Italian Gardens in the town centre on Friday 24 August from 4pm-9pm. The event has been arranged by the organisers of the eat:Weston festival in partnership …
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Urgent plea for local dentists and opticians

Are you a dentist or optician in North Somerset who could provide your services during a special health and wellbeing day for local homeless people? North Somerset Council’s Health Trainers and homeless charity Somewhere to Go are joining forces to host the second homeless health and wellbeing day from 10am to 2pm on Friday 14 …
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New food innovation centre moves step nearer

Plans to build a regional food and drink innovation centre in Weston-super-Mare have moved a step closer. The full £11.8m funding agreement for The Food WorksSW, recently agreed by the West of England Joint Committee, comes from the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) through the Local Growth Fund. North Somerset Council is now …
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Getting roads ready for winter

A month-long programme of road surface improvements will take place throughout August as part of North Somerset Council’s ongoing commitment to investing in the area’s roads. This year the council’s road surface treatment programme runs throughout August and will include both surface dressing and micro asphalt works to fill minor surface irregularities and restore surface …
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Weston town centre to get another £2m for transport improvements

Three transport improvement projects were given the green light for funding last Friday (27 July) at a meeting of the West of England Joint Committee, attended by Cllr Elfan Ap Rees, deputy leader of North Somerset Council with portfolio responsibility for highways. Under the agreement Weston-super-Mare town centre will see a further £2.25m invested over …
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Council declares investment in major High Street site

Weston-super-Mare’s premium Sovereign Shopping Centre opens its doors under new ownership today as North Somerset Council announces the purchase of the major high street site in partnership with major national investor Legal and General. Buying the centre is part of the council’s exciting new commercial investment strategy, and is set to generate an income of …
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Libraries welcome children’s author

Children’s author Christopher William Hill will be visiting two libraries in North Somerset this month as part of a regional tour. He will be at the Healthy Living Centre Library in Weston on Wednesday 15 August at 2pm, and at Pill Library the following Wednesday (22 August) also at 2pm. Word on Tour is a …
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South Parade to become safer addition to town centre

South Parade and Knightstone Road in Weston-super-Mare are set for a facelift this September thanks to a cash injection of £700,000 from the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership through the Local Growth Fund. Enhancements will include: a safer crossing point from Weston College to the town centre making the radius of the two corners …
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