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Residents urged to attend flood relief scheme session

Residents are being invited to attend a drop-in session to find out about an £883,000 scheme to help reduce flooding in the Locking Castle area of Weston. Starting this autumn, North Somerset Council will be carrying out some improvements to the Summer Lane ponds and surrounding ditches to reduce the risk of flooding in the …
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Consultation planned for a new conservation area

North Somerset Council is inviting the public to a consultation on planned development of a conservation area for Weston-super-Mare’s town centre. Residents and businesses are invited to the event, which will be at Weston Museum on Tuesday 17 July from 5pm to 7pm. The council is keen to hear the public’s thoughts on the proposed …
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Make mischief this summer!

Children in North Somerset are being encouraged to sign up to read six books this summer as part of “Mischief Makers”, this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. “Mischief Makers” launches in libraries across North Somerset this Saturday (14 July) and runs until Saturday 8 September. The Summer Reading Challenge, organised nationally by The Reading Agency, asks …
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Summer fun at The Campus

There will be lots on offer at The Campus this summer to keep children of all ages entertained during the school holidays. Whether you’re looking for something sporty or creative, The Campus in Highlands Lane, Weston-super-Mare will have something for everyone to enjoy. Activities will include a holiday club, theatre workshops, judo, trampolining and the …
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Inspectors publish findings of Special Educational Needs and Disability review

OfSTED and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have published their findings following their joint review of services for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in North Somerset, which took place 14-18 May 2018. Inspections began in May 2016, and will see 152 local areas receive a visit as part of a five-year programme which …
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Heatwave delays A38 resurfacing

The planned resurfacing of a section of the A38 near Bristol Airport this weekend (7 and 8 July) has been postponed due to the extreme weather conditions. Surface dressing was due to be carried out on a six-kilometre stretch of the A38 between the South Bristol Link Road and the junction with Downside Road. However, …
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Weston Air Festival 2018 hailed a huge success

The 2018 Weston Air Festival has been hailed a success after huge crowds turned out for an action packed weekend of world class air displays and Armed Forces celebrations. The dates for 2019 have just been announced – Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June. This year’s event, which took place on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 …
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Consultation starts for exciting new housing development

  Homes England, in conjunction with North Somerset Council, is inviting the public to consult on an exciting new housing scheme for the Sunnyside Road and Locking Road car parks. The new development will dramatically improve the entrance to the town centre, offering approximately 400 high quality, contemporary homes including apartments and houses. Alongside other …
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Wrington flood relief scheme begins

The second stage of a £1.4m scheme to help alleviate flooding in Wrington will start on Monday 2 July. The project, jointly funded by North Somerset Council, the Environment Agency, Wessex Water and developer contributions, will see the construction of a new bank over the Rye Brook. Stretching 163m and reaching two metres in height, …
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Major improvements to the A38

As part of its ongoing commitment to improving the district’s roads, North Somerset Council will resurface a section of the A38 near Bristol Airport across the weekend of Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 July. The surface dressing will be carried out on a six-kilometre stretch of the A38 between the South Bristol Link Road and …
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