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4:00pm - 15 January 2019

We were fully aware of the possibility that M&S might close their Weston High Street store when we made our decision to purchase the Sovereign Centre and this was taken into account with the purchase price. The majority of the store is in M&S’s freehold ownership.

2:27pm - 4 January 2019

Sunday opening hours are set to double at four North Somerset libraries.

1:59pm - 4 January 2019

Works to make a quarry safe get under way next week.

10:38am - 21 December 2018

The brownfield register, first published last year by North Somerset Council, has been updated.

9:04am - 20 December 2018

A 7.5 tonne weight limit is being introduced on Winterstoke Road bridge in Weston-super-Mare on Friday (21 December) due to safety concerns after an inspection found significant defects.

8:59am - 4 December 2018

A nationally significant scheme to improve transport links in the region is set to move forward today (Tuesday 4 December).

9:01am - 16 October 2018

North Somerset Council has announced the appointment of a new chief executive. Jo Walker will join the council in the new year. Her appointment was agreed by the council’s Employment Committee following a rigorous recruitment process and announced today at a meeting of the Executive.

8:59am - 26 September 2018

Work on a food and drink innovation centre, the only one of its kind in the South West, will start in Weston-super-Mare next month.

10:39am - 19 July 2018

North Somerset Council has shown its continued commitment to reopening the Portishead rail line with the publication of the results of a major consultation exercise.

9:04am - 6 July 2018

OfSTED and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have published their findings following their joint review of services for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in North Somerset, which took place 14-18 May 2018.

11:58am - 21 May 2018

On street parking charges can now be paid for by phone thanks to the introduction of a virtual permit system in Weston.

10:04am - 15 January 2018

Plans to safeguard the future of Worlebury Hillfort are set to move ahead following the award of a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant.

3:02am - 25 August 2017

An inspection report published by Ofsted today recognises the progress that has been made by North Somerset Council since the last inspection of its services for children in 2012.

1:41am - 16 March 2017

Drivers who park inconsiderately will face tougher consequences when North Somerset Council introduces civil parking enforcement (CPE) next month.

10:42am - 19 August 2016

A year ago the world’s media spotlight was focusing intently on Weston-super-Mare following the news that renowned artist Banksy was hosting an exhibition in the disused lido on the seafront.