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3:50pm - 11 June 2020

Fraudsters are always quick to try to take advantage of new circumstances and the coronavirus pandemic is no different.

10:10am - 10 June 2020

An inspection report published by Ofsted today recognises that the experiences and progress of children in care have improved since their last inspection in 2017.

4:35pm - 8 June 2020

Banwell’s long awaited bypass and a new secondary school site at Parklands Village are set to move a step closer next week at a meeting of North Somerset Council.

12:00pm - 8 June 2020

North Somerset Council is contacting 1,200 hospitality and leisure businesses this week to help them prepare for possible re-opening in July.

9:54am - 8 June 2020

North Somerset libraries are continuing their popular free playwriting workshops by moving them online.

4:57pm - 5 June 2020

North Somerset Council is urging anyone attending a Black Lives Matter event to take particular care with social distancing.

2:24pm - 5 June 2020

North Somerset Council is continuing to work closely with health partners and our community in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

4:00pm - 4 June 2020

North Somerset Council has contacted all schools and nurseries in the area today to advise them that they should consider re-opening to wider groups of children from Monday 8 June.

2:32pm - 4 June 2020

Analysis of all North Somerset case data and contact tracing work since the beginning of May has shown there is no current evidence of increased risk in the local population connected to the coronavirus outbreak at Weston General Hospital.

4:07pm - 3 June 2020

Working with Historic England, North Somerset Council has begun the next step in securing the future of Birnbeck Pier in Weston-super-Mare.

10:51am - 3 June 2020

Small businesses in North Somerset, which are yet to receive financial support during the coronavirus crisis, have less than a week to apply for a free Government grant.

9:45am - 1 June 2020

Work to upgrade traffic lights at a Backwell junction have started this morning.

5:59pm - 29 May 2020

North Somerset Council has contacted all North Somerset schools today advising them to delay re-opening until Monday 8 June as a precautionary measure.

12:19pm - 28 May 2020

The Salthouse car park on Clevedon seafront has closed today (Thursday) following concerns raised by local councillors.

Pile of money

12:09pm - 27 May 2020

A new loan for local businesses has been launched by the Government. The Bounce Back Loan Scheme will enable businesses to borrow up to £50,000, accessing money within days, and in some cases within 24 hours.