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Christmas fun at The Campus

Castle Kids Club will be running their Ofsted registered holiday club at The Campus in Weston-super-Mare in the week leading up to Christmas. The club, for children aged four (and at school) to 14, will run from Monday 19 to Friday 23 December. A full day from 8am to 6pm will cost £24 per child …
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More funding for Weston regeneration

A bid by North Somerset Council to establish an HAZ (Heritage Action Zone) for Weston-super-Mare has been agreed by Historic England. These zones are a new initiative from Heritage England (HE) aimed at helping unlock the economic potential of an historic town by encouraging local partners to make use of their resources in a creative …
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Exciting redesign for Weston Town Square

A key public space in Weston-super-Mare town centre is to be transformed. North Somerset Council has commissioned an experienced and innovative landscape team to enhance Weston Town Square and the Italian Gardens. Building Design Partnership (BDP), a major international practice of architects and designers, will redesign the prominent but under-used town centre space. The newly …
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Investment plans approved for Hutton Moor

A £2m scheme to improve the range of activities on offer at Hutton Moor Leisure Centre in Weston-super-Mare has been given the go-ahead by North Somerset Council. The scheme marks the first phase of a programme of investment at Hutton Moor. It includes: an extension of the gym and fitness facilities to meet increasing demand, including more studio …
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Council approves library and children’s centre changes

Changes to the way library and children’s centre services are run in a number of local communities have been approved by North Somerset Council. The changes affect seven localities in phase one of the council’s Community Access Review and will see £820,000 invested in improving buildings and services and longer opening hours at many libraries. Separate libraries and children’s …
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MyAccount down for essential upgrade

MyAccount will be unavailable for most of today (Tuesday 29 November 2016) due to an essential upgrade. This upgrade will fix a number of bugs in the system, which will improve the experience for customers accessing the site. We expect the improved MyAccount to be online from 5pm today.


Nominations open for Weston business awards

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Weston Business Awards. The awards are open to all businesses and organisations in the Weston-super-Mare area. They are designed to showcase Weston as a great place for business by rewarding excellence and celebrating achievement amongst the local business community. The awards are hosted by the Weston-super-Mare Chamber of …
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Further action needed to balance council’s books

North Somerset Council is introducing a series of tough new internal financial measures as it strives to meet the increasing demand for critical services from local people. In common with local authorities across the country, despite setting a balanced budget, the increasing pressure largely in providing adult care services is leading to a forecast overspend …
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Councils and foodbanks work in partnership to reduce food waste and save money

Foodbanks across the West of England have teamed up with their local councils to offer anti-poverty charity The Trussell Trust’s Eat Well, Spend Less cookery and budgeting courses to local people. This is part of a campaign to promote the national Love Food Hate Waste message across the area to tackle the amount of food …
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Council responds to flooding

North Somerset Council officers have been working around the clock to respond to flooding across the district. Crews have been working hard throughout the night in the worst affected areas to keep the situation under control and minimise the risk of flooding to homes. A significant amount of rainfall since Friday has resulted in 204 …
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