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weston beach 3

2:49pm - 30 July 2021

Various job openings are available for the summer season in Weston-super-Mare. We require casual seafront and events assistants, as well as three community support officers.

Boating on Marine Lake at Clevedon

1:57pm - 29 July 2021

Nearly £150,000 has been granted to community groups in Clevedon so they can make improvements to the town’s Marine Lake and Salthouse Fields.

looking out across marine Lake towards the open sea

4:07pm - 28 July 2021

Marine Lake in Weston-super-Mare is to remain closed following an assessment of the lake's conditions.

road curve

1:28pm - 26 July 2021

A maintenance scheme to improve the A370 Long Ashton Bypass will take place next week.

green garden waste bin with red permit stuck on the lid

1:21pm - 23 July 2021

North Somerset Council is bringing in temporary measures for garden waste collections due to ongoing crew shortages as more and more crew members are having to self-isolate due to the rising number of coronavirus infections locally. 

looking out across marine Lake towards the open sea

4:40pm - 22 July 2021

Marine Lake in Weston-super-Mare is being closed temporarily due to concerns about bathing safety.   

children playing with hoops

9:19am - 22 July 2021

Enriching free activities and food projects are being provided during the school holidays for children and young people in North Somerset who are entitled to benefits-related free school meals.

a red bike upright in a green field

8:26am - 22 July 2021

Ambitious plans to make it easier for residents to choose active travel options locally have been given the green light.

Picture of the Tropicana taken by Paul Blakemore

5:12pm - 21 July 2021

With restrictions lifted the Tropicana in Weston-super-Mare is ready to raise the roof kicking off the summer with a fantastic line-up of events. 

Image reminding people to wash their hands, cover their face if they can, make space, and let in fresh air during the coronavirus pandemic

1:37pm - 20 July 2021

Covid cases in North Somerset are now at their highest ever levels - with rates still climbing.

Outside the front of the Tropicana in Weston, text says 'there are 1.3million job vacancies'

11:45am - 20 July 2021

A recruitment crisis has hit North Somerset’s hospitality and leisure businesses thanks to a perfect storm of Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic.

house made of grass

9:32am - 20 July 2021

North Somerset Council has agreed to take forward development on council-owned land to the south of The Uplands in Nailsea.

train track

5:19pm - 19 July 2021

Parts of the historic Portishead railway line are to be recycled and reused as part of an exciting project with the Avon Valley Railway.

Fly-tipping at Wild Country Lane, Long Ashton

1:49pm - 19 July 2021

A Bristol man has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay costs of more than £2,000 following a prosecution for fly-tipping brought by North Somerset Council.

An old green typewriter with a piece of paper in it with the word News typed on it

10:56am - 19 July 2021

Following public consultation, Executive Member decisions have been made on the appropriation of council-owned land adjacent to Brookfield Walk, Clevedon and to the south of The Uplands, Nailsea.