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New homes on the horizon for Weston town centre

Plans to create a new housing development in the centre of Weston-super-Mare have been announced, with North Somerset Council approving the transfer of the Locking Road car park site to the Homes and Communities Agency at the Full Council meeting on 16 February. As a designated housing zone, Weston-super-Mare is poised to benefit from significant Government …
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Green light for town centre creative hub

The development of a creative hub in Weston town centre has been given the go-ahead by North Somerset Council. Creative entrepreneurs will be offered flexible work space and the support they need to launch and develop their businesses, alongside other facilities which could include studios, a café, meeting rooms and a gallery space. Creative hubs …
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Fines for letting and managing agents

New enforcement powers have enabled North Somerset Council to fine letting and managing agents who are not members of a government approved redress scheme. It is a legal requirement for letting agencies and property managers to be members of an independent redress scheme. The scheme helps private tenants and landlords by giving them someone to …
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Register to vote and have your say

If you haven’t already registered to vote, take advantage of National Voter Registration Drive this week (1 to 7 February) and go online now to register. On Thursday 5 May, voters in North Somerset will go to the polls to elect a Police and Crime Commissioner for the Avon and Somerset Police area. Anyone who …
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Weight loss group for men relaunches

North Somerset Council is proud to announce the return of the leading men’s weight loss organisation MAN v FAT to help the area’s men beat fat and get healthy, following a successful pilot last year. There are more than 20 million overweight and obese men in the UK. Despite the diet industry’s focus on women, …
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Tourism businesses aim to build on success

Tourism businesses in North Somerset have welcomed the opportunity to work more closely together to further develop the area’s tourism offer. Representatives from around 30 tourism and leisure-related businesses came together yesterday (28 January) for the third North Somerset Tourism and Leisure Conference held at the Doubletree by Hilton Cadbury House Hotel in Congresbury. Organised …
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Funding announced for electric vehicles in North Somerset

North Somerset is set to benefit from a share of £7m for the development of an electric vehicles scheme across the district. Working with the other three councils in the West of England area, North Somerset Council has successfully bid for £1.3m to develop a scheme by 2021. The West of England area is one …
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Painting the town purple

Weston-super-Mare is celebrating being awarded the prestigious Purple Flag for its evening and night-time economy.Towns achieving Purple Flag status are recognised for providing a vibrant mix of night-time entertainment while promoting the safety and wellbeing of visitors and local residents. Following a joint submission led by North Somerset Council, Avon and Somerset Police and the …
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New campaign to support rough sleepers

A campaign to raise awareness of how to help people sleeping rough in Weston-super-Mare has been launched. North Somerset Council is leading a multi-agency drive to: encourage people to give responsibly to support rough sleepers raise awareness of the support that is available to rough sleepers and how to access that support. Signs are being …
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Funding boost for Weston town centre regeneration

North Somerset Council has been awarded £700,000 by the Government to boost development in the centre of Weston-super-Mare. The funding will move forward a number of key projects within the council’s ambitious programme to regenerate the town centre. The grant will be used to commission the architectural design and the planning application for Walliscote Place …
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