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11:01am - 24 July 2020

A new 65-place specialist school for North Somerset got the go-ahead from the government this week.

10:59am - 24 July 2020

Volunteers have been working hard behind the scenes to support the return of health walks across North Somerset.

12:33pm - 22 July 2020

A temporary mobile testing unit will be set up in Clevedon from Monday 27 July, enabling residents concerned they might have symptoms of coronavirus to be tested locally and quickly.

10:22am - 22 July 2020

Local people, community groups and businesses are being urged to help shape North Somerset’s future by getting involved in the development of North Somerset Council’s new Local Plan for the area.

9:18am - 22 July 2020

High street locations across North Somerset have been transformed into ‘continental-style’ dining as a new outdoor seating scheme gets ready to open.

4:13pm - 21 July 2020

North Somerset Council is facing a medium term budget deficit of £15m as a result of the financial impacts of Covid-19.

4:56pm - 20 July 2020

Work has started today (Monday 20 July) on a major £1.4m scheme which will protect a North Somerset area from future flooding.

2:43pm - 17 July 2020

North Somerset Libraries are working with Bristol Libraries to bring a local history story to a wider audience.

11:55am - 17 July 2020

Wearing a face covering in shops and supermarkets will be mandatory from Friday (24 July) to minimise the overall risk of coronavirus.

3:40pm - 16 July 2020

As the school holidays near, parents and carers may be looking for childcare and activities during the summer break.

10:35am - 16 July 2020

The deadline for small businesses in North Somerset to apply for a Discretionary Business Grant has been extended.

3:20pm - 14 July 2020

I would like to reflect on the shocking and sad death of George Floyd and the protests and demonstrations across the world that followed. Locally we saw peaceful, reflective protests in Weston and Portishead. 

2:46pm - 14 July 2020

Working with Historic England, North Somerset Council has received backing from full council to begin a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) to acquire Birnbeck Pier.

11:22am - 14 July 2020

Waste and recycling collections in North Somerset will start earlier during hot spells this summer to avoid crews having to work in extreme heat conditions.

3:20pm - 13 July 2020

Regent Street in Weston-super-Mare will become a pedestrian and cycling zone to support social distancing and economic recovery.