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Help available to get on the property ladder

North Somerset Council’s popular home ownership event returns at the end of the month to help local people buy their own home. The free event takes place on Thursday 30 March and will be a one-stop shop for people who want to find out about the various options available for home ownership, including shared ownership. …
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Weston Air Festival line-up takes off

Three iconic air displays will be joining the line-up at this year’s Weston Air Festival and Armed Forces Weekend on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 June. The Red Arrows, BBMF Lancaster, Hurricane and Spitfire and the RAF Typhoon display will take to the skies over Weston Bay on both days of the air festival. Other …
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Have your say: school term dates consultation now open

Term dates for the 2018/19 school year are now under review and anyone with an interest in children and young people’s education is invited to have their say. Every year North Somerset Council discusses the proposed term and holiday dates for the school year due to start in just under two years’ time. Cllr Jan …
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Waiting restrictions consultation

A consultation on proposed waiting restrictions across North Somerset starts tomorrow (9 March). North Somerset Council is proposing to implement changes in the following locations: Backwell: Moor Lane and Westfield Road Banwell: High Street and Church Street Bleadon: Bridge Road Hutton : Moor Lane Kenn: Barns Ground Long Ashton: Bramley Copse, Pear Tree Avenue and …
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Pedestrian safety improvement and signage works in Clevedon

Works to improve pedestrian safety and signage on a busy road in Clevedon will take place next week. Crews will be relocating signage and removing vegetation along Ettlingen Way to improve visibility for pedestrians crossing the road. They will also reinstate 30mph speed limit signs on the Ettlingen Way approach to the Northern Way/Central Way …
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Auction for empty property

A long term empty and dilapidated property in Worle, Weston-super-Mare is moving closer to being renovated and reoccupied, thanks to the actions of North Somerset Council. The compulsory purchase of 276 High Street, Worle, which was approved by the council’s Executive in summer 2016, has now been concluded. The council will now auction the property on …
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Flying a flag for the Commonwealth

North Somerset Council will take part in ‘Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth’ on Monday 13 March, to mark Commonwealth Day. Representatives from Commonwealth nations who live in North Somerset are invited to take part in the event at the Town Hall in Weston-super-Mare, which will be hosted by the Chairman of the Council, Cllr …
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Charity walk sheds light on mental illness

A new event coming to Weston-super-Mare this summer aims to increase mental health awareness, suicide prevention and work to end the stigma surrounding mental illness. Supported by North Somerset Council, the 10-mile fundraising walk called Walking out of Darkness will take place in Weston on Saturday 24 June. The walk will take in many sights …
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Weston road to be resurfaced

A busy road in the Milton area of Weston-super-Mare will be resurfaced later this month, as part of North Somerset Council’s continuing commitment to maintaining the area’s roads. Crews will be working on Locking Moor Road from next Monday (6 March) carrying out repairs to kerbs and the pavements along the road, between the junctions …
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Improvements to recycling and waste service

Recycling and waste collections will be changing in North Somerset from next week. From Wednesday 1 March, Biffa will take over the service from current operators Kier. Under the new contract, people will be able to recycle more items at the kerbside with small electrical appliances (up to the size of a small toaster) and …
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