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The public’s views are being asked for as North Somerset Council launches a number of consultations on new ambitious strategies for some of its services. “As we develop our strategies, we want to be positive and ambitious for our services while being clear that we have to work differently to maintain a much-valued level of …
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Bristol Airport expansion rejected

The planning application to expand Bristol Airport has been rejected by North Somerset Council this evening. At the opening of the debate at the special Planning and Regulatory committee meeting, Cllr Steve Hogg (Wrington) proposed a motion calling on members to refuse the application. Following a lengthy debate councillors voted 18 in support of the …
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Best-selling historian to visit Clevedon Library

Historian Roger Crowley’s books have ranged in subject across Mediterranean history, from the Atlantic in the west to Constantinople in the east. They are excellent examples of narrative history and deserved best sellers. Roger will be bringing his knowledge of Medieval Europe to Clevedon Library in a talk about his latest book. The Accursed Tower …
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Site agreed for new GP surgery at Parklands Village

A joint project to provide a GP surgery at Parklands Village in Weston-super-Mare moved forward this week when land and property arrangements were approved by North Somerset Council’s Executive. The council is working in partnership with the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to develop health facilities to meet the needs …
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Tales of nautical women

We are all familiar with historical images of sailing ships, but the focus is always on the men who built, worked or fought on them. Author Rosemary Caldicott will bring to life a forgotten aspect of the age of sail – the role of women. She tells of the women of sailor towns, including Pill, …
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First trees to be planted as rewilding gets under way

The planting of 5,000 new trees across North Somerset this month signals the start of North Somerset Council’s ambitious rewilding programme. Rewilding involves creating more habitats for wildlife to flourish, increase biodiversity and help mitigate the effects of climate change. Last year the council agreed to rewild as much of its land as possible. Areas …
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Plans to uncover Iron Age hillfort

Plans to uncover Worlebury Camp Iron Age hillfort in Weston-super-Mare for the first time in 200 years are well under way. The plans include preventing further damage to the Scheduled Monument by removing vegetation and tree growth, the principal reason for the hillfort’s inclusion on Historic England’s Heritage at Risk Register. Volunteers have been working …
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Essential roadworks in Congresbury

A £35,000 scheme to improve High Street and Brinsea Road (B3133) in Congresbury will start on Monday 10 February. The works, which will involve new lining, ironwork repairs, vegetation removal, signage cleaning and gully emptying/maintenance, will be completed using a road closure at night. To minimise disruption for the majority of road users, the works …
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Joint Local Transport Plan 4 statement

I am aware of some confusion caused by the proposed adoption of the Joint Local Transport Plan 4 (JLTP4), which is due to be discussed by North Council’s Executive at its meeting on Wednesday 5 February. Concerns have been raised about the links between this policy document and the withdrawn Joint Spatial Plan (JSP). Although …
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Proposed expansion of Bristol Airport to be considered

A report on the planning application to expand Bristol Airport has been published on North Somerset Council’s website today (Wednesday 29 January). The report will be considered at a special meeting of the council’s Planning and Regulatory Committee on Monday 10 February. The meeting will start at 6pm and take place at the Town Hall …
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