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The Travelwest Challenge is here!

People in the West of England are being urged to ease traffic congestion by getting active and taking more sustainable journeys to work for six weeks from next Monday, 10 June. The Travelwest Challenge is an annual event which celebrates the benefits of travelling sustainably, along with the positive impact it can have on the …
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Key Bristol Airport route gets upgrade

Update Friday 21 June: Work is due to go ahead as planned. See North Somerset Travel and Roads on Facebook or Twitter for live updates. Update Friday 14 June: Due to the poor weather we’ve been experiencing and the forecast for more rain, the decision has been made to postpone these works. Depending on the …
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Getting roads ready for resurfacing

Main roads in Portishead and Weston-super-Mare will be closed overnight as North Somerset Council gets into gear for future improvement schemes. The B3124 Clevedon Road, Bristol Road and High Street, Portishead, will be shut for three nights from Monday 10 June, followed by Winterstoke Road, Weston, for four nights from Thursday 13 June. The closures, …
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Major improvements to key Nailsea route

A £300,000 scheme to improve Stock Way North in Nailsea will start on Monday 10 June. The work, which will involve resurfacing, sign replacement and kerbing and footpath repairs, will be carried out in three phases. The aim of the project is to prolong the life of this important route. To minimise disruption, the work …
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Council wins prestigious award

North Somerset Council has won a major industrial award after being shortlisted in the annual Street Design Awards 2019 for exceptional work on the Italian Gardens in Weston-super-Mare. The Street Design Awards recognise innovation and best practice in street design schemes across the UK and are organised by Local Government News. North Somerset Council was …
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Food and drink centre moves step closer

A regional food and drink innovation centre, the only one of its kind in the South West, is on schedule to open in Weston-super-Mare in spring next year. Work on The Food WorksSW started at the end of last year and is progressing well. The latest milestone in the North Somerset Council project took place …
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Award winning walking group needs volunteers

Volunteers are needed to lead health walks across North Somerset. More than 6000 people have enjoyed North Somerset’s Health Walks programme since it was launched over eleven years ago and more volunteers are now needed to support the growth of this ever-expanding project. The programme has recently won an Inspiration award at the Ramblers Volunteer …
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New discoveries at Worlebury Camp hillfort

A project led by Cardiff University on the Iron Age of Somerset has revealed some interesting facts about the people who inhabited Worlebury Camp some 2,000 years ago. Their research has looked at five different hillforts across Somerset, utilising cutting-edge archaeological techniques to examine human remains from sites including Worlebury Camp in Weston-super-Mare. The remains …
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Need an answer?

Where can I get copies of my school exam certificates from the 1970s? Can I have a list of meeting rooms to hire in Worle? What are France’s current overseas territories? These are just some of the recent questions from residents answered by the North Somerset Library Enquiry Centre. The centre helps people find the …
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Holiday fun at The Campus

With the school holidays coming up at the end of the month, now is the time to book your child’s place on the holiday club at The Campus in Weston-super-Mare. Castle Kids Club will be running their Ofsted registered holiday club from Tuesday 28 to Friday 31 May. A full day from 8am-6pm will cost …
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