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Improvements to the B3124

The B3124 between Clevedon and Portishead will be closed for two nights on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 January to allow for resurfacing works. The road will be closed between 8pm and 6am at different locations on each night. On Monday 13 January the B3124 Clevedon Road and Valley Road will be closed and on …
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Good response to rewilding consultation

Over 70 people have already expressed an interest in getting involved in North Somerset Council’s rewilding programme. Rewilding involves creating more habitats in North Somerset to enable wildlife to flourish, increase biodiversity and help address climate change. It also means managing sites in ways that are appropriate to their needs. This may involve restoring rare …
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Burrington Combe set for £130,000 maintenance work

Safety improvements are among the upgrades coming to a link road in North Somerset next week. Alongside maintenance, including patching, line upgrades and replacing damaged signage, a stretch through Burrington Combe will see a new surface added around bends that improves grip. The work, which will run from the A368 junction to Ellick Road, will …
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Weston events win prestigious awards

Weston-super-Mare has won two prestigious outdoor accolades at the National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA) 2019 awards. The Weston Beach Race, run by RHL Activities, was awarded ‘Sporting Event of the Year’ and Theatre Orchard’s Whirligig was awarded ‘Small Event of the Year’. The awards were celebrated during an exclusive gala dinner in Bath’s stunning Pump …
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Sustainable travel celebrated at awards ceremony

The Travelwest ‘Business Travel Awards’ gathered over 27 companies for an evening of celebration on Thursday 28 November. The ceremony, held on Weston-super-Mare’s Grand Pier and hosted by North Somerset Council on behalf of the Travelwest Partnership (Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire), rewarded organisations across the West of England …
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Grants now open to rural businesses

Grants of up to £750,000 are now available to help rural businesses in North Somerset grow and diversify. The Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) has released a new round of funds that are open to rural start-ups and businesses, social enterprises and local authorities. If you are looking to develop your business or enhance …
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Make a change and get more active

North Somerset Council has teamed up with local physical activity providers to offer a host of community activities for North Somerset residents. Ranging from bowls and yoga to badminton and dance, Get Active in North Somerset, the online directory, offers a host of activities for all levels, ages and interests. Catherine Devonshire, Physical Activity Development …
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Healthcare workers urged to get the jab

North Somerset Council is urging all healthcare workers to get their free flu jab and help avoid outbreaks this winter. Last year saw high numbers of flu outbreaks in care homes, and North Somerset Council is urging all health and social care staff to receive their flu vaccination to protect the most vulnerable people in …
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North Somerset projects recognised at national awards

Three North Somerset projects were recognised at the Modeshift National Sustainable Travel Awards held in Leicester. North Somerset Council and Bristol City Council were joint winners of the ‘Best sustainable travel initiative – Business’ award. Since 2017, thanks to funding from the Department for Transport (DfT), North Somerset Council has had a fleet of electric …
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Maintenance of North Somerset’s road network continues

North Somerset Council’s investment in roads continues with the announcement of another major route to be resurfaced. A stretch of the A369 will see the upgrade carried out during night closures from Monday 2 December. The main route will be shut week nights until Tuesday 10 December, from 8pm-6am between Rectory Way and Sandy Lane. …
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