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Two week window to apply for special Covid-19 business grants

North Somerset’s small businesses are being urged to check their eligibility for special Covid-19 funding as the council reopens applications for Small Business Grants Discretionary Fund grants. Thousands of businesses in the area, including charities, nurseries (child care), retail, wholesalers and street traders could apply for grants of up to £5,000 from a £2.1m pot. …
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Abbots Pool closed following public health concerns and anti-social behaviour

North Somerset Council has closed Abbots Pool nature reserve in Abbots Leigh today following increased concerns for public health and issues with environmental damage and anti-social behaviour. Since the lockdown restrictions have been relaxed, more and more people have visited the site and the issues have worsened considerably during the hot weather. Visitors have been …
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Council announces new future for Birnbeck Pier

After years of decline at the mercy of the wind and the tide, the fortunes of a Grade II* listed Pier in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset look set to brighten thanks to efforts by North Somerset Council, Historic England and the RNLI. Birnbeck Pier, a Victorian structure built between 1862 and 1867, is unique due to its …
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New music home learning website a hit!

A brand new home learning website www.nsmusic4you.org.uk/learnonline has been launched for North Somerset’s young musicians and already more than 350 young people have signed up! When schools closed to most pupils, North Somerset Music Service needed a way to continue supporting the many talented young musicians who could no longer attend their usual music lessons. …
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Council supports leisure centre operators

North Somerset Council is offering financial assistance to the operators of its six leisure centres. The move, agreed by the council’s executive today (Wednesday), aims to ensure that some leisure provision is still available to North Somerset residents through the Covid-19 recovery period. Until March, the council’s leisure centres received approximately 1.5 million individual visits …
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Millcross development

North Somerset Council has announced up to 60 affordable homes are to be built on an allocated housing site in the centre of Clevedon in North Somerset. The Millcross site is to be purchased from NHS Property by the council in a back-to-back deal with Alliance Homes, who will deliver the new homes. The purchase …
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Hot weather advice

Public Health England has today issued a heat warning encouraging vulnerable people to take care during the exceptionally hot weather forecast this week. North Somerset Council is endorsing the advice as people ‘shielding’ indoors from COVID-19, older people, those with underlying health conditions, and very young children are all more vulnerable from the higher temperatures. …
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Council welcomes further easing of lockdown measures

The Prime Minister’s lunchtime announcement today (Tuesday 23 June) of further measures to ease the country out of COVID-19 lockdown will mean North Somerset’s residents will be able to see more of friends and family from Saturday 4 July, and more businesses will be able to re-open their doors. Two households, regardless of their size, …
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More than just scratching the surface on the Strawberry Line

Resurfacing work on parts of the Strawberry Line is due to take place next week. This is a very popular trail for cyclists, horse riders and those on foot and the section to be resurfaced is between the A370 at Station Road Congresbury and Nye Road in Sandford The section between Honey Hall Lane and …
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Scam Awareness Week

Test and Trace number spoofing, fake holiday refund scams and illegal money lending are among a raft of scams targeting South West residents as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unscrupulous criminals exploiting fears and uncertainty during the pandemic has led to an increase in scams. New research by Citizens Advice reveals that more than …
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