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No place for hate in North Somerset

Events raising awareness of hate crime will be taking place in North Somerset next week during Hate Crime Awareness Week (12-18 October). Activities organised by the RHINS (Responding to Hate Incidents in North Somerset) partnership will highlight what a hate crime is, how to report it (whether you are a victim or a witness) and …
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North Somerset events in national awards shortlist

A number of events and organisers from North Somerset are in the running for an award following the announcement of the shortlist for the National Outdoor Events Association Awards. The NOEA is the country’s leading outdoor events trade association, representing outdoor events professionals across government, business and specialised areas. The North Somerset events on the …
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Help shape council’s ambitions and priorities

Future ambitions and priorities for North Somerset Council are being developed and residents are invited to help shape them. The new corporate plan will guide the direction of the work of the council, demonstrating how it will ensure that it continues to provide vital services and improve the area for all residents, while balancing budget …
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Joint GP surgery proposal for Parklands Village

Preliminary design work on a joint project to provide a GP surgery at Parklands Village in Weston-super-Mare has been given the go-ahead by North Somerset Council. The council is working in partnership with the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to develop health facilities at the new Parklands Village being built …
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A370 to see more upgrades

Engineers at North Somerset Council are continuing to take a ‘one and done’ approach to roadworks with a second round of vital maintenance along a main road near Bristol. The A370 Long Ashton Bypass will be closed overnight while the work, which includes bridge repairs, street lighting upgrades to the latest state-of-the-art LED technology, vegetation …
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Showcasing findings from Yatton excavations

The findings from excavations at North End, Yatton in 2017 and 2018 were showcased at an event organised as part of Heritage Open Days. The excavations were undertaken on the extra care and primary school sites as a requirement of planning permission granted by North Somerset Council ahead of the development by Bloor Homes. Hundreds …
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Weston Beach Race revs up for its 37th year!

Families and petrol heads are invited to head down to the beach at Weston-super-Mare on the weekend of 18-20 October for the maddest and biggest motorsport event in the UK. Organised by RHL Activities, riders from around the globe will compete against each other over two days of gruelling action-packed racing. Every year Weston beach …
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Mental health campaign launches in North Somerset

Public health officials in North Somerset are giving their support to a new national mental health campaign. ‘Every Mind Matters’, which is the first national NHS mental health campaign, has been launched today (Monday 7 October) and North Somerset Council are encouraging residents across the area to be more aware of their mental health and …
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Funding to develop major road improvement plans announced

A government cash boost of more than a quarter of a million pounds has been announced for North Somerset Council to develop ideas to improve a major transport route. Working with Somerset County Council the local authority has outlined some early proposals that could see the A38, which is a key route for the south …
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New boat launch site at Portishead Marina

A new launch site for small boats at Portishead Quays Marina opens next week. The Parish Wharf launch and recovery area providing improved access to the water at the southern end of the marina will be officially opened by the Chairman of North Somerset Council, Cllr David Shopland, on Friday 11 October at 2pm. The …
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