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Turn your project idea into reality

Do you have an idea for a project that could benefit your local area? North Somerset Council has joined forces with specialist crowdfunding provider Spacehive to bring forward an exciting new funding opportunity for projects that improve local places. ‘Crowdfund North Somerset’ enables residents and local businesses, organisations and groups to post their project ideas …
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Encouraging the growth of North Somerset’s food and drink sector

Plans to encourage food and drink manufacturing and related business development in North Somerset are currently out for consultation. North Somerset Council is seeking views on the Weston Business Quarter Local Development Order (LDO). The LDO is intended to make the planning process simpler and easier for new food and drink businesses seeking premises or …
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Plans for town centre upgrade

The regeneration of Weston-super-Mare is set to continue with a £4.45m scheme now approved to upgrade the centre of town. Public open space improvements and enhanced transport links will make the town centre more attractive and accessible for everyone. “Weston has changed significantly since the railway station and Alexandra Parade were built when the population …
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Joinmyjourney

A plasma technology firm based in Yatton has launched a journey sharing scheme to reduce the number of employees commuting alone, thanks to help from North Somerset Council. Oxford Instruments has signed up to joinmyjourney, a free journey sharing website that allows employees to find colleagues who share compatible journeys by car, walking or cycling. …
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Working together to attract overseas visitors

Working in partnership to attract more overseas visitors is key to the success of the area as a tourism destination. This was the strong message from businesses at the fifth annual North Somerset Tourism and Leisure Conference held at Clevedon Hall. Representatives from 32 tourism and leisure-related businesses came together for the conference and stressed …
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Tropicana gearing up for a packed year of events

The Tropicana, on the seafront at Weston-super-Mare, is enjoying something of a renaissance as a multi-use events and entertainment venue, and 2018 is already shaping up with a great programme of events. Since Banksy brought Dismaland to the venue in 2015, North Somerset Council has worked hard with local and national event organisers to bring …
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Funding to help deliver homes and new school

A grant of just under £1m to help deliver homes and a new school at Parklands Village in Weston-super-Mare has been welcomed by North Somerset Council. The council learned today (Thursday 1 February) that its bid to the Government’s Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) has been successful. The grant funding will help open up land for …
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Bike register event a success

Over 100 people have had their bikes registered for free with a police-approved national database, thanks to North Somerset Council. During January the council’s sustainable travel team, as part of Travelwest roadshows, helped host events at Nailsea, Worle and Weston train stations offering support to people who choose to travel by bike. The team registered …
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Website maintenance

We’ll be carrying out essential website maintenance on Sunday 11 February between 8am and 6pm. The maintenance will cause some parts of the website to occasionally be unavailable, including online forms and maps. The work will also affect the following websites: The Campus NSC Partnership North Somerset Partnership North Somerset Adoption North Somerset Building Control We apologise for …
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Gadget Club

The Gadget Club at Weston Library this Friday (2 February) is for anyone who wants to find out how to download the library’s free eBooks, eAudio and eMagazines. More than 70 eMagazines are available with new titles including Good Housekeeping, Computeractive and TV Times. The Gadget Club meets on the first Friday of the month …
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