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8:59am - 3 December 2020

A new partnership between North Somerset Council and Visit Somerset aims to cement North Somerset on the visitor map.  

4:36pm - 2 December 2020

Businesses in North Somerset which had to close during the second national Covid-19 lockdown in November are being encouraged to make their claims for government support grants soon.

3:05pm - 2 December 2020

The Playhouse, North Somerset Council and Parkwood Theatres are sad to announce that, due to the Tier 3 restrictions now in place, this year’s pantomime has had to be cancelled.  

12:09pm - 2 December 2020

The public inquiry into Bristol Airport's appeal against the decision by North Somerset Council to refuse the airport's expansion plans will be heard in the summer.

9:36am - 2 December 2020

North Somerset Council is urging young people aged under 30 to respond to this autumn’s “Choices for the Future” consultation, which forms the second stage of developing a new Local Plan for North Somerset.

4:38pm - 1 December 2020

Council leisure centres which closed their doors for England's national lockdown are gearing up to reopen tomorrow (Wednesday) when the area moves into tier 3.

1:55pm - 1 December 2020

Tough measures to tackle anti-social behaviour in Weston town centre and across North Somerset have been stepped up.

Red alert banner that says Tier three, very high alert

11:53am - 26 November 2020

Residents in North Somerset are urged to keep up their hands, face and space efforts as Covid case numbers start to come down locally.

10:15am - 24 November 2020

Residents of North Somerset can now log cycling journeys and be rewarded for choosing to travel sustainably with Love to Ride – a friendly online cycling platform that launched its dedicated North Somerset site this November.   

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8:14am - 24 November 2020

A digital launch of Weston-super-Mare’s Placemaking Strategy is to be held, with over 100 people signing up in the first few days.

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5:04pm - 19 November 2020

An increasing trend in Covid infections for over 60s in North Somerset has prompted calls to ‘look after each other’.

2:47pm - 18 November 2020

A Bristol man has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay costs of over £6,000 following a prosecution for waste related offences brought by North Somerset Council.

3:09pm - 17 November 2020

Major repair works are to be carried out at Backwell Leisure Centre to enable it to re-open next year.

10:09am - 17 November 2020

North Somerset Council’s established Borrow a Bike scheme is diverting its focus to prioritise key workers with longer-term bike loans to help them travel to work in a healthy, active and socially-distanced way.  

9:44am - 17 November 2020

A major scheme to improve Stock Lane, Langford (B3133) starts on Monday 23 November.