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Old image of the Fork 'n' Ale

7:25am - 6 October 2021

A second business in Weston-super-Mare is set to bring their frontage back to its roots through the Heritage Action Zone’s Shopfront Enhancement Scheme.

Three routes to the North of Banwell

2:04pm - 4 October 2021

Following an extensive summer consultation and a technical review into the options, a decision has been published recommending that route two is taken forward as the basis for the eventual design of Banwell bypass. 

four people looking over a wall into the sunset. Text reads 'thinking about your next steps? There's support available'

3:24pm - 30 September 2021

Libraries across North Somerset are getting ready to celebrate Libraries Week from 4-10 October. 

One of Weston's Victorian shelter

10:54am - 30 September 2021

Three Victorian shelters are to be renovated to their former glory as part of a project on Weston-super-Mare’s seafront.

woman holding baby in centre, with four women around her holding award certificates

10:30am - 30 September 2021

North Somerset Council and Sirona care & health are celebrating after once again receiving a prestigious award jointly granted to the health visiting service and children’s centres in North Somerset.

Hidden disabilities display in the library at the Town Hall

1:22pm - 27 September 2021

Living with a hidden disability presents additional challenges for many people living in North Somerset. A non-visible disability, by its very nature, won't always be obvious to others and this can often mean people aren't treated with compassion and understanding. North Somerset Council is working alongside the four local town councils to change things and raise awareness of the issues using the Sunflower scheme.

A school street sign

3:25pm - 24 September 2021

Home to school transport services are being disrupted across North Somerset due to a national shortage of drivers and passenger assistants.

looking out across marine Lake towards the open sea

11:47am - 24 September 2021

The two faulty sluice gates at Weston-super-Mare's Marine Lake are to be replaced as work continues behind the scenes to re-open the lake.

Close up of two gas cooker hobs lit

11:31am - 24 September 2021

North Somerset Council is reminding residents of the support available and what to do if their energy supplier goes out of business.

garden waste bin lids

3:51pm - 20 September 2021

Having suspended its garden waste service earlier this month, North Somerset Council is putting plans in place to restart collections at the end of September. Although the national shortage of HGV drivers is continuing to impact significantly on the recycling and waste service, the council has developed an approach which will enable a service to be delivered.

CGI image of the Winterstoke Hundred Academy expansion

2:08pm - 20 September 2021

Planning permission has been granted in an important step for the secondary school expansion, which is set to be located on a new site in Locking Parklands.

Official opening of Chestnut Park Primary School in Yatton

10:16am - 20 September 2021

The first pupils at Chestnut Park Primary School in Yatton were presented with a special memento at the official opening of the new school on Friday 17 September.

Paul Blackmore image of In Memorium installation

3:13pm - 17 September 2021

‘In Memoriam’, a stunning, immersive artwork from internationally acclaimed artist Luke Jerram, has been launched today on Weston-super-Mare’s beach to mark the start of the second Weston Arts + Health Week, taking place throughout the town from 18 – 26 September. Full event details at cultureweston.org.uk/listings/weston-arts-health-week/

live at the quarry picture

11:26am - 16 September 2021

Arts Council England has today announced 11 Priority Places across the South West as part of its Delivery Plan for 2021-24, including North Somerset, with a focus on Weston-super-Mare.

Welcome to North Somerset Council

6:58pm - 14 September 2021

Ravenswood School in Nailsea has been forced to close temporarily after suffering extensive flood and electrical damage during last week's heavy rainfall.