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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. 

12:24pm - 10 July 2020

As pubs, cafes and restaurants start to reopen, and as the economy begins to ease out of lock-down, plans to introduce al-fresco dining across North Somerset have been announced.

1:05pm - 9 July 2020

The establishment of the proposed England Coast Path along North Somerset’s beautiful coastline has moved a step nearer. 

10:23am - 9 July 2020

Click and connect has been rolled out to more libraries as part of the phased re-opening of library services in North Somerset.

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2:38pm - 8 July 2020

Play areas across North Somerset will be open by Saturday (11 July).

12:41pm - 8 July 2020

People enjoying the beautiful North Somerset coast and country are being asked to behave responsibly.

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2:59pm - 7 July 2020

A group of independent shops in Weston-super-Mare, known as the Weston Collective, are coming together to create a permanent shop in the Sovereign Centre in Weston town centre.

2:14pm - 7 July 2020

A bike scheme for NHS workers has been launched by North Somerset Council.

2:14pm - 6 July 2020

Resurfacing work on parts of the Strawberry Line has been completed.

9:06am - 6 July 2020

If you're feeling anxious or apprehensive following the murder of three members of the LGBT+ community in Reading, RHINS may be able to help. 

5:38pm - 3 July 2020

North Somerset Council’s licensing team has been working with local hospitality businesses to enable them to re-open safely at the weekend.