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Holiday fun at The Campus

There’s lots on offer at The Campus in Weston-super-Mare during the school holidays at the end of this month. The popular ‘Football Fun Days’, run in partnership with Weston Seagulls in the Community, are a great opportunity to get a real insight into what it takes to make it as a footballer and potentially meet …
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Fire, food and licensing

Free advice and guidance for small food businesses will be available at a drop-in session at the Town Hall in Weston-super-Mare on Wednesday 10 May. The ‘Fire, Food and Licensing’ drop-in is open to all small food businesses in North Somerset. Officers from North Somerset Council’s Licensing and Food Safety teams and the Avon Fire …
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Prince Philip announcement

Following today’s announcement that Prince Philip is to step down from carrying out public engagements in the autumn, the Chairman of North Somerset Council, Cllr John Crockford-Hawley, said: “There are not many people who wait until 95 before deciding to call it a day. Prince Philip’s clear sense of public duty has been inspirational and …
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Successful bid from Armed Forces Covenant Fund

North Somerset Council is part of a group of councils which has made a successful bid for funding which will strengthen support and raise awareness of the armed forces community across the region. Almost £200,000 funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund has been awarded to the councils led by Wiltshire Council alongside partners North …
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Portishead roadshow

Because of the General Election called for Thursday 8 June we have taken the decision to postpone the roadshow about roads planned to take place on Thursday 18 May. The roadshow has been rearranged for Thursday 22 June. We will confirm times and details on this page in the coming weeks. Find more information about …
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Portishead Rail still on track

The re-opening of the Portishead passenger railway line remains a priority for North Somerset Council. At the council’s Executive meeting last week extra funding was agreed to enable technical work on the scheme to progress. Re-launching train services from Portishead with new stations at Portishead and Pill is a key part of the first phase …
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Road recycling repairs save money

An innovative £235,000 scheme which repairs roads by recycling them will be carried out by North Somerset Council next month. Council crews will be visiting locations in Pill, Banwell and Backwell, using a process called retread to repair roads. Retread is a repair process which recycles the existing road surface to create a new one. During …
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Celebrating the support for deaf people

The support available for deaf people in North Somerset will be highlighted during Deaf Awareness Week from Tuesday 2 to Friday 5 May. The week will have a ‘celebration’ theme and will showcase the work of the various organisations providing support for people who are deaf or affected by hearing loss. There will be a …
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Milton drainage improvement works due to start

Drainage improvement works are due to start in the Milton area of Weston-super-Mare next week. The works on Milton Hill, which will start on Tuesday 2 May, include the installation of cross drains and drainage pipe, and are expected to take seven weeks to complete. This will improve the capture of water on the road …
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Tree felled due to unauthorised work

Work on a building development site which caused damage to trees has cost a company and its directors thousands of pounds. Wills House Restoration was fined £10,000 and ordered to pay costs of just under £4,000 and a victim surcharge of £170. Company directors Ben Box-Dossett and Sally Watson were each fined £1,000 together with …
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