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Changes to garden waste service proposed for 2020

Since declaring a climate emergency in February this year, North Somerset Council has been developing a range of measures to tackle the challenge and is now proposing changes to the garden waste service to encourage home composting. Home composting is the most environmentally sustainable way to dispose of garden waste. The council’s Executive will consider …
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Council gearing up for new cycleway

Plans to press ahead with work on a key cycle route in North Somerset as soon as the necessary funding is in place are set to be agreed. North Somerset Council’s Executive will be asked to approve a commissioning plan for the Weston-super-Mare to Clevedon Cycleway at its meeting on Tuesday 7 January. The scheme …
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Council budget proposed to support new corporate plan

North Somerset Council’s Executive will debate the proposed council budget at their meeting in January. The draft budget has been prepared to support delivery of the council’s objectives that are set out in its draft corporate plan. The draft corporate plan will guide the council’s activities over the next four years and will be discussed …
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Have your say on council’s ambitions for next four years

Open, fairer, greener is the vision for the area set out in North Somerset Council’s draft corporate plan. The plan, covering the period up to 2023, features this vision and new priorities. Leader of the Council, Cllr Don Davies said: “The vision will drive the way we do things for the next four years, so …
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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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