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Name the Home Guard members

Clevedon Library is hosting a display called “Let’s Name Them All, The Clevedon Home Guard” to mark Local History Month in May. The display, organised by Clevedon Civic Society, will be on view from the end of April until Saturday 14 May. The civic society is hoping the public will be able to name those …
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Libraries host author events

April is a busy time in North Somerset libraries with two author visits and two creative writing workshops. Award-winning author and Royal Literary Fund Fellow Babs Horton will be at The Campus in Locking Castle, Weston-super-Mare on Saturdays 9 and 23 April for creative writing workshops. Babs regularly runs exciting creative writing courses for all …
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New director paves the way for prosperity

David Carter has joined North Somerset Council as its new Director of Development and Environment and will head-up the council’s ambitious programme for economic prosperity. The council has recently agreed its corporate plan for the next four years, and at its heart is the ambition to ensure that the area sees significant and sustainable economic …
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Council bids to take on parking enforcement

Following a review of illegal parking and the costs involved to take on enforcement powers across the district, North Somerset Council is applying to the Department for Transport (DfT) to adopt Civil Parking Enforcement (CPE). If approved, it would mean the council taking on responsibility for parking enforcement from October. The council already controls off-street …
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Key town centre development sites announced

The regeneration of Weston town centre has taken a great step forward in the past few weeks with new sites now having been unlocked for development. The council has been working closely with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) to help bring forward several sites as part of the Weston Town Centre Regeneration Programme. The …
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Improvements to the Strawberry Line

A £100,000 scheme to improve and reinstate parts of the Strawberry Line has been completed. The resurfacing and reinstatement works have been completed on the Yatton, Congresbury and Churchill sections of the Strawberry Line from Yatton Station to Thatcher’s Orchard. Improvements also include work to the Moor Lane section near Yatton. The work has been …
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Cook2Learn coming to a library near you

Libraries across North Somerset are soon to benefit from a new project called Cook2Learn after successfully winning a share of £60,000 funding. Cook2Learn will offer cooking courses to help communities develop cooking skills alongside developing literacy and numeracy. North Somerset Council’s Library Service team is one of six winners to receive funding of between £5,000 …
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Events to mark lake’s re-opening

A day of activities will mark the official re-opening of Clevedon’s historic Marine Lake. Marlens (Marine Lake Enthusiasts) volunteers have been working hard to make sure the site is in tip top condition for the ‘Lake Day’ – the formal re-opening and associated family fun day on Saturday 2 April. A full programme of activities …
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Major campaign launched to encourage voters in England to register

With just four weeks left until voter registration closes, a major advertising campaign has been launched across England to encourage people to register. North Somerset Council is encouraging its residents to register to vote by visiting www.n-somerset.gov.uk/election before the deadline on Monday 18 April. Registered voters can take to the polls on Thursday 5 May …
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April events at Clevedon Library

Clevedon Library is hosting two special events next month. The library in Old Church Road will be celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare with a display from Thursday 7 to Tuesday 19 April. Come and test your knowledge of well-known phrases and sayings coined by the Bard. The theme of this year’s World Health Day on …
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