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3:42pm - 30 January 2023

Soon more people living in North Somerset will have access to bus travel again thanks to the introduction of a new approach to providing local services.

A photo of the entrance to Churchill Sports Centre.

11:20am - 30 January 2023

Despite efforts to secure a future for Churchill Sports Centre, a decision not to reopen the centre has now been made by North Somerset Council.

A photo of numbers 4 to 8 Walliscote Road in Weston-super-Mare

8:45am - 30 January 2023

Work starts today (Monday 30 January) on the sixth project within Weston-super-Mare’s High Street Heritage Action Zone Shopfront Enhancement Scheme, managed by North Somerset Council.

A photo to show people in hi-vis vests examining the contents of handheld butterfly nets, standing in a field of long grass with housing behind

4:45pm - 26 January 2023

North Somerset Council is celebrating results seen from its rewilding work thanks to information gathered by ‘rewilding champions’, a project delivered by Avon Wildlife Trust and funded by £100,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

A photo of dignitaries, council officers and Glendale contractors at a planting of an oak tree in memory of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Ashcombe Park in Weston-super-Mare

12:00pm - 26 January 2023

North Somerset Council has planted an English oak tree to commemorate the country’s longest reigning monarch.

A post-it note reminding people to vote

12:24pm - 23 January 2023

For the first time, residents in North Somerset will need to show photographic ID to vote at this year’s local elections. Residents are being urged to make sure they are ready to vote in May by checking they have an accepted form of ID.

Money - notes and pennies

10:51am - 23 January 2023

A £310,000 package of council tax discounts has been proposed by North Somerset Council today to help the area’s most financially vulnerable residents pay their council tax amid the ongoing cost of living crisis.

Students at Worle School accepting award

1:48pm - 19 January 2023

Worle Village Primary School has achieved a Bronze award for their school travel plan.

Weston high street

9:17am - 19 January 2023

Weston-super-Mare is set to benefit from a £20 million investment from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund following a successful bid by North Somerset Council as part of the authority’s ambitious placemaking vision for the town.

A photo of a direction road sign pointing towards Backwell Recycling Centre

12:00pm - 18 January 2023

North Somerset Council has announced that Backwell Recycling Centre will remain open next year as it scraps a budget saving proposal to close the facility from 1 April 2023.

The words 'No proof of age no sale' against a red prohibition sign.

9:36am - 18 January 2023

Retailers and licensed premises selling age-restricted items can access a year’s subscription to ‘No Proof of Age No Sale’ sales training and resources, thanks to North Somerset Council’s trading standards team.

recycling triangle symbol in snow on top of a festive table

3:30pm - 17 January 2023

North Somerset Council is once again thanking residents for thinking about their carbon footprint over the festive period.

Outside the front of the Castlewood office building in Clevedon

1:48pm - 11 January 2023

In a North Somerset Council meeting held yesterday (Tuesday 10 January), councillors agreed for plans to progress which would see the Castlewood site in Clevedon demolished to make way for a residential-led scheme.

Pound coins in columns

10:35am - 11 January 2023

Protecting services for the most vulnerable and continuing to deliver quality services fit for the future while still facing increasing budget pressures was discussed by North Somerset councillors yesterday (Tuesday 10 January).

Topping out celebration of the expansion of Baytree School

4:40pm - 10 January 2023

Construction of the second site of Baytree School in Clevedon reached a major milestone on Friday, as pupils joined North Somerset Council and project contractors, Willmott Dixon, for a ceremony to mark completion of the building’s steel frame.