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No ifs…no butts – report illegal tobacco

A new website has been launched which allows people to report the sale of illegal tobacco anonymously . The website was launched by Trading Standards South West and marks a significant step forward in partnership working between Trading Standards services in the area. As well as offering people the chance to report illegal sales, the …
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Council seeks opinion on £5.3m town centre facelift

Local businesses, town councils, residents and developers in North Somerset are being invited to give their views on proposed improvement works to Station Road, Walliscote Road, Alexandra Parade and Regent Street in Weston-super-Mare town centre as part of a consultation process. The project is being funded by a £4.45m grant from the Department for Transport …
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North Somerset has six appeal

Six parks and green spaces in North Somerset will proudly fly the Green Flag again this year. The six sites are Abbots Pool in Abbots Leigh, Watchhouse Hill in Pill, Portishead Lake Grounds, Trendlewood Community Park in Nailsea, and Prince Consort Gardens and Uphill Hill Local Nature Reserve, both in Weston-super-Mare. The prestigious Green Flag …
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State-of-the-art road recycling in Portishead

Busy Portishead roads are set to close for resurfacing work that will include using a specialist recycling technique. The B3124 (Clevedon Road, Bristol Road and High Street) will get the treatment, which sees a damaged carriageway restored by recycling and reusing the existing construction materials to build a new surface, during a four-week closure from …
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Food safety success

North Somerset Council is once again the top performing authority in the West of England area for completing planned food safety inspections. The council’s food safety team was the only one in the region to complete the maximum 100% of its targeted inspections in 2018/19 – up from an already impressive 96.74% the previous year. …
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Recycling and waste collection update – August 2019

Friday 16 August – 3.30pm update Our contractor Biffa is continuing to catch-up on missed recycling and waste collections. If you’re affected please leave your containers out and they’ll be collected as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.


Summer fun at The Campus

There’s lots on offer at The Campus in Weston-super-Mare this summer to keep children of all ages entertained during the school holidays. Activities will include trampolining and judo during August, giving young people the opportunity to try these exciting sports for the first time. Along with all other North Somerset Council libraries, the library at …
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Summer hots up with jam-packed July

Summer is kicking off in Weston-super-Mare with a fantastic line-up of events throughout July. There really is something for everyone, from live DJ sets to food and drink festivals. FreeLove Funtazia – Saturday 13 July, Tropicana Get ready for summertime nostalgia when FreeLove Funtazia returns to Bar Tropicana. Ticket holders will be treated to a …
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#Your30MinutesYourWay launches across North Somerset

Adults across North Somerset are being urged to be more active after statistics revealed approximately one fifth of adults in the area are not meeting national health guidelines. North Somerset Council’s Sports and Active Lifestyles team have launched a “Your 30 Minutes Your Way” campaign which aims to encourage adults to be more active each …
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Get ready for lift-off with Space Chase at North Somerset libraries

North Somerset libraries are calling for children to sign up to read six books this summer as part of Space Chase, the Summer Reading Challenge 2019. The Summer Reading Challenge, which launches at libraries next Saturday (13 July), asks 4-11 year olds to borrow and read any six library books over the summer. The theme …
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