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9:33am - 8 October 2020

Online events raising awareness of hate crime will be taking place in North Somerset next week during Hate Crime Awareness Week (10-17 October).

6:34am - 7 October 2020

Statement from Cllr Mark Canniford, Executive Member for Business, Economy and Employment at North Somerset Council:

“The closure of Cineworld is part of a nationwide plan that’s affecting sites across the country. Our thoughts are with those affected and we hope that this is a temporary closure. The council is talking with the managing agent of Dolphin Square to understand the impact on those working at the cinema and how we can bring forward new uses for the units. We’ll continue to work with Homes England to accelerate the delivery of development on the vacant site opposite Dolphin Square.”    

2:39pm - 5 October 2020

All North Somerset’s 11 libraries have successfully re-opened to the public and are joining libraries across the country this week to celebrate Libraries Week (5-10 October).   

9:37am - 2 October 2020

North Somerset Council is exploring options for a sustainable future for Churchill Sports Centre after agreeing to end its contract with current operators GLL.

7:53am - 2 October 2020

People who are self-isolating could be eligible for up to £500 if they are unable to work under the new support measures from the Government.

3:28pm - 1 October 2020

A new free business advice scheme has opened in North Somerset to help established businesses, start-ups and companies wanting to grow.  

2:51pm - 1 October 2020

Householders in North Somerset are set to benefit from a new energy-saving scheme.

10:49am - 1 October 2020

Throughout this month people across North Somerset will be getting active as part of a new campaign -  'Active October'.

6:07pm - 29 September 2020

Don’t delay – book your NHS flu jab today. That’s the message from local health professionals to people who are most vulnerable to the flu, as the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) area begins its largest flu vaccination programme to date.

10:11am - 25 September 2020

A Weston cycle path is getting nearly £130,000 of investment following community feedback to North Somerset Council.  

10:08am - 25 September 2020

A £227,000 resurfacing scheme is set to go ahead in Churchill next month.

12:18pm - 24 September 2020

Residents across North Somerset are being urged to download a new app.  

3:02pm - 23 September 2020

North Somerset Council’s recycling and waste services will soon be brought back under local control following a decision made last night by councillors to end the current commercial contract and establish a wholly council-owned company to run the services from April next year.  

12:08pm - 23 September 2020

Businesses will be legally required to enforce a new NHS COVID-19 app from Thursday 24 September with customers and visitors required to use a QR code, which will log customers' movements as part of the NHS Test and Trace service.

4:12pm - 22 September 2020

A major scheme to reopen the Portishead to Bristol railway line has reached an important milestone.