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Clevedon community safety drop-in

A drop-in session for residents to raise any community safety concerns they may have is taking place in Clevedon next week. The distinctive purple bus Mavis (multi-agency vehicle in service) will be at Salthouse Fields from mid-day to 6pm on Wednesday 25 May. On board Mavis bus will be officers from North Somerset Council’s Community …
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Walliscote Road improvement works during school holidays

Road improvement works will start on Walliscote Road in Weston-super-Mare next week, as part of North Somerset Council’s continued investment in the district’s roads. The works will take place in two stages with temporary traffic signals in place near Ellenborough Park from Monday 23 May for five days so that repairs can be made to …
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Holiday fun at The Campus

There’s lots on offer at The Campus in Locking Castle, Weston-super-Mare during the school holidays (31 May to 3 June). Their popular ‘Football Fun Days’ are back, running between 9am and 3pm each day for children aged five to 12. The cost is £14 a day per child. Castle Kids Club will be running their …
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Volunteer session at Portbury Wharf

Anyone with an interest in wildlife and conservation is invited to the next volunteer session at Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve on Tuesday 24 May. North Somerset Council and its contractors Glendale are holding regular voluntary work sessions to help carry out practical conservation managements tasks at the nature reserve. Next week’s session will involve work to …
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A fresh new Miami look for The Centre

A prominent building in Weston-super-Mare town centre will be having a facelift over the next few weeks, with improvement works due to begin at The Centre (opposite the Old Town Hall) this weekend. Repairs to the art-deco building’s façade, a fresh coat of paint and the installation of planters and seating outside the front of …
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Planning inspector backs council decision

A Dundry land owner has been ordered to comply with North Somerset Council enforcement notices and restore his green-belt land to its former state. Jon O’Malley, who owns land at Oxleaze Lane, Dundry has eight months to remove 4,000 tonnes of waste material and demolish large earth mounds (bunds). The decision to uphold the enforcement …
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Celebrating foster family life

This year’s Foster Care Fortnight (16-29 May 2016) kicks off in North Somerset next week with an awards ceremony celebrating the best things about being a fostering family. North Somerset Council’s Fostering team launched a blogging competition earlier in the year, asking both looked-after children as well as birth children within fostering families to write, …
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Local history month in libraries

  Libraries across North Somerset are celebrating Local History Month in May with family history advice sessions. Volunteers from Weston-super-Mare and District Family History Society will be available to give free help with tracing family trees both locally and nationally. Sessions will be held in May and then continued on a monthly basis. Family history …
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Future of Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve

The long-term management and future of a 116 acre nature reserve will be resolved if North Somerset Council agrees to take over the ownership of the site. Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve in Portishead was created by North Somerset Council to provide a green buffer between the port and the Ashlands housing development and is a …
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Make your vote count on Thursday

Voters are being reminded to make sure they have their say in the Police and Crime Commissioner election on Thursday 5 May. More than 1.2m people are registered to vote in the election for the Avon and Somerset police area. Voters can visit their local polling station between 7am and 10pm on 5 May. Dr …
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