News

Showing 1 - 10 of 185 articles.

Advanced

Web and telephone payments unavailable: Sunday 25 September

Essential maintenance means our online and telephone payment systems will be unavailable for a short time on Sunday 25 September. The system will be unavailable for a two hour period sometime between 10am and 2pm, during which time users will receive a ‘service unavailable’ message. Anyone needing to make a payment through our automated telephone service or …
Read more


Celebrating the Bard

Celebrations to mark Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary continue this autumn with performances of Romeo and Juliet at Yatton and Long Ashton libraries. Critically acclaimed theatre company Pantaloons gives a fresh twist to one of Shakespeare’s best-loved plays in a production featuring live music, audience interaction and, of course, that famous bit with the balcony! Both performances …
Read more


Sample the delights of North Somerset producers

The sixth ‘Made in North Somerset’ Showcase at the National Trust Tyntsefield estate in Wraxall takes place over the weekend of 1 and 2 October. The event highlights some of the very best food, drink, art and craft from the North Somerset area, so really is what it says on the tin –  ‘Made in …
Read more


Road closed for investigation work

Locking Moor Road in Weston-super-Mare will be closed at the start of next month so that the council can investigate the cause of a dip in the road. The works, which will take place between the junctions with Locking Road and Maltlands are due to start on Monday 3 October and are expected to last …
Read more


Recycling efforts are paying off

North Somerset Council has come second in a list of local authorities for saving carbon emissions through recycling services. The Recycling Carbon Index, by Bristol-based waste consultancy Eunomia, says the council saved 108kg of carbon dioxide per person through their recycling services in 2014/15, just 1kg less than Cheshire West and Chester, the top performing …
Read more


Back to Dismaland

One year on, renowned Somerset-based photographer Barry Cawston and some of the team involved with Banksy’s Dismaland are back at Weston’s Tropicana with a new creative offering. Are We There Yet? is an exhibition of 20 photographic prints which pays tribute to the provocative, political satire of the ‘Bemusement’ theme park. The exhibition, which includes …
Read more


Reaper Bar wired for sound

North Somerset Council is excited to announce the opening of a new live music venue “The Reaper Bar” at the Tropicana on Weston-super-Mare’s seafront. The name derives from the location of Banksy’s Grim Reaper exhibit that formed part of Dismaland in 2015. The council is now working with the organisers of the successful Hazy Days …
Read more


Winter shows announced at the Tropicana

An exciting range of shows will be held at the Tropicana in Weston this winter. Following on from a successful summer theatre season, North Somerset Council and Theatre Orchard have announced that twelve ‘Theatre @ The Bay’ shows will take place at the seafront venue from November to January. Comedy, music, dance and theatre are …
Read more


Council welcomes Hinkley go-ahead

North Somerset Council has welcomed the Government’s decision to give the go-ahead to Hinkley Point C. Cllr Elfan Ap Rees, the council’s deputy leader and executive member for economic development, said: “We have been preparing for Hinkley for a long time and have plans in place to harness the economic benefits and job opportunities it …
Read more


Last chance to have your say

This is the last chance for residents to have their say on the future of library and children’s centre services in a number of local communities across North Somerset. A 12-week public engagement and consultation period on North Somerset Council’s Community Access Review comes to an end on Friday 30 September. Well over 200 responses …
Read more


Showing 1 - 10 of 185 articles.

1 2 3 19