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Children make ‘excellent progress’ at outstanding nursery

All children at Ashcombe Children’s Centre Nursery in Weston-super-Mare make excellent progress, according to a recent Ofsted inspection which once again rated the childcare setting as outstanding. Ofsted visited the North Somerset Council run nursery at the start of July. During the visit the inspector observed activities and teaching, spoke to parents, met with staff …
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Get new members through the Active Directory!

Sport and physical activity instructors in North Somerset are being given the opportunity to promote their activities for free. North Somerset Council’s Sports and Active Lifestyles team is producing its seventh edition of its Active Directory, the flagship publication for sport and exercise groups in North Somerset, which will be available online. Entry in the …
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Youngsters put their best walking feet forward

Children, families and teachers joined together for their Big Walk to School event to celebrate a year of walking activities. Flax Bourton Primary School have been taking part in the Living Streets WOW – the year-round Walk to School challenge. The grand finale to their Walk to School Week saw everyone meet at the village …
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Improvement projects in North Somerset parks

Improvement works at a number of parks in North Somerset are due to be carried out this summer. Twelve projects, ranging from replacing children’s play equipment to repairing paths, have been identified by North Somerset Council. It follows the award of a £37,118 grant to the council by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local …
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Free books for under fives

Children under five will receive a free book if they join their local library in North Somerset this summer. The offer, which runs until the end of August, will see under-fives receive a free book as a gift from North Somerset Bookstart when they join any North Somerset library. Joining is free and easy – …
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Wanted: foster carers who represent our community

Foster carers can come from all walks of life and need to reflect our local community – that’s the message Fostering North Somerset are sharing ahead of this year’s Weston Pride. The team will be joining the celebrations when Weston-super-Mare Pride takes place in Grove Park on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July, to encourage …
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New times for mobile library stops

North Somerset’s mobile library will be visiting four communities at new times from next Friday (2 August). The new times are: Wick St Lawrence (church) – 1.15-1.35pm Kewstoke/Sand Bay (Kewstoke Village Hall) – 2.05-2.25pm Hutton (Holm Road) – 3.10-3.55pm Locking (Meadow Drive) – 4.20-5.05 pm. The day of the stops – Friday – remains the …
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Coming to Weston seafront this August

August in Weston-super-Mare will see superheroes, rugby legends, classic cars and food festivals all heading to the seaside. Thursday 1 – Sunday 4 August – Continental Street Market The Continental Street Market is heading back into town following a successful visit last year. Located in Princess Royal Square, expect to find a mix of traders …
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Council magazine to reduce frequency

From next year, North Somerset Council’s magazine for residents will be published three times a year. North Somerset Life is currently sent out to households across the area six times a year, but as part of the ongoing need to reduce council spend, alongside the opportunity to make more use of digital communication, the council’s …
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