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Key town centre development sites announced

The regeneration of Weston town centre has taken a great step forward in the past few weeks with new sites now having been unlocked for development. The council has been working closely with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) to help bring forward several sites as part of the Weston Town Centre Regeneration Programme. The …
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Improvements to the Strawberry Line

A £100,000 scheme to improve and reinstate parts of the Strawberry Line has been completed. The resurfacing and reinstatement works have been completed on the Yatton, Congresbury and Churchill sections of the Strawberry Line from Yatton Station to Thatcher’s Orchard. Improvements also include work to the Moor Lane section near Yatton. The work has been …
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Cook2Learn coming to a library near you

Libraries across North Somerset are soon to benefit from a new project called Cook2Learn after successfully winning a share of £60,000 funding. Cook2Learn will offer cooking courses to help communities develop cooking skills alongside developing literacy and numeracy. North Somerset Council’s Library Service team is one of six winners to receive funding of between £5,000 …
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Events to mark lake’s re-opening

A day of activities will mark the official re-opening of Clevedon’s historic Marine Lake. Marlens (Marine Lake Enthusiasts) volunteers have been working hard to make sure the site is in tip top condition for the ‘Lake Day’ – the formal re-opening and associated family fun day on Saturday 2 April. A full programme of activities …
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Major campaign launched to encourage voters in England to register

With just four weeks left until voter registration closes, a major advertising campaign has been launched across England to encourage people to register. North Somerset Council is encouraging its residents to register to vote by visiting www.n-somerset.gov.uk/election before the deadline on Monday 18 April. Registered voters can take to the polls on Thursday 5 May …
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April events at Clevedon Library

Clevedon Library is hosting two special events next month. The library in Old Church Road will be celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare with a display from Thursday 7 to Tuesday 19 April. Come and test your knowledge of well-known phrases and sayings coined by the Bard. The theme of this year’s World Health Day on …
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Devolution deal proposed to boost the West of England economy

A devolution deal offering to boost the West of England economy with over £1 billion worth of investment and bring new opportunities for businesses and residents was announced by Chancellor, George Osborne in today’s budget speech. Leaders of the West of England councils, the Mayor of Bristol and the Government have negotiated the proposed agreement …
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New interactive iPoint for Weston

North Somerset residents can now benefit from a new interactive information point, known as the iPoint, installed in Weston-super-Mare’s busy town centre. North Somerset Council has worked closely with Region Services Ltd (RSL) and 21st Century, a transport information systems specialist, to give North Somerset the first iPoint in the West of England region. The …
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Flying a flag for the Commonwealth

North Somerset Council took part in ‘Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth’ today, Monday 14 March, to mark Commonwealth Day. Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth provides an opportunity to acknowledge the continuing success of the Commonwealth in building on common traditions and upholding shared values of democracy, inclusive development, rule of law and human …
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Easter fun at The Campus

The Campus in Locking Castle, Weston-super-Mare will have lots on offer during the Easter holidays (4 to 15 April). The popular ‘Football Fun Days’ have been re-launched and now involve Weston Football Club. It’s a great opportunity to get a real insight into what it takes to make it as a footballer and potentially meet …
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