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bicycle in the countryside

2:19pm - 21 April 2021

A national charity and North Somerset Council have teamed up to help get more students cycling to school.  

megaphone

10:23am - 21 April 2021

At last night's meeting of North Somerset Council, Leader of the Council, Cllr Don Davies announced some changes to the council’s Executive team.

Outside of Chestnut Park Primary School building

3:48pm - 16 April 2021

Chestnut Park Primary School in Yatton will open in September after the Secretary of State for Education approved a funding agreement with the Clevedon Learning Trust.

lady on bike in autumn

12:08pm - 16 April 2021

People are being invited to have their say on plans to improve sustainable travel links in Yatton.

children playing with hoops

11:08am - 16 April 2021

Childminders, preschools and nurseries have had praise heaped on them by parents who have really appreciated the support they've offered throughout the Coronavirus pandemic.

Pile of old, thrown away furniture

9:23am - 16 April 2021

Now that 'stay at home' Covid restrictions have been lifted and the weather is brightening up, North Somerset Council is expecting its three recycling centres to be very busy over the coming days with residents keen to dispose of items they’ve accumulated during lockdown. 

painted hands

8:04am - 16 April 2021

Almost 96 per cent of on time applicants in North Somerset have been offered their first choice school for reception classes in September.  

Technical plans, computer keyboard and compass

10:04am - 13 April 2021

North Somerset Council will be formally consulting this week on plans to change the use of two pieces of land from open spaces to sites for a school and housing.

A glass window with a wooden cafe counter and bright blue ledges

11:40am - 12 April 2021

North Somerset Council has begun paying the new one-off 'Restart Grant' to eligible retail, hospitality and leisure businesses this week.

government campaign image - new guidance from March 29th - hands face, space, fresh air

12:13pm - 9 April 2021

Following the government's Easter announcement about making coronavirus rapid test kits available to everyone in England, North Somerset Council is encouraging local residents to take up the offer of twice-weekly testing.

Close up

11:15am - 9 April 2021

Statement from the Chairman of the Council, Cllr David Shopland:

A green garden waste bin next to the words Sign up by Friday 16 April for a Discount

7:55am - 9 April 2021

Twenty tonnes of compost generated by North Somerset’s garden waste collections has been donated to community schemes in the area. 

looking out across Marine Lake towards the open sea

2:30pm - 8 April 2021

Exciting plans to rejuvenate Weston-super-Mare's Marine Lake have taken an important step forward with the application for a licence to remove built-up silt and a plan to harness the natural energy of the season's high tides.

Yatton library and children's centre 1

11:05am - 8 April 2021

Libraries in North Somerset are getting ready to open their doors and welcome back customers next week.

Nailsea countryside

4:11pm - 7 April 2021

North Somerset Council is withdrawing plans to introduce a new Traffic Regulation Order on parts of the local rural lanes network to provide residents and road users with more opportunities to help shape the ‘quiet rural lanes’ proposals.