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9:10am - 26 August 2021

Additional parking has been made available for visitors and residents in Weston town centre. Dolphin Square will now offer temporary car parking for up to 200 parking spaces, and Locking Road car park will be offering 24 hr parking available. 

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11:30am - 25 August 2021

As the UN calls for ‘immediate, rapid and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions’, residents across North Somerset will get their chance to save money on their energy bills, and play their part in cutting carbon emissions. It is all thanks to a new scheme launched by the West of England Combined Authority, led by Metro Mayor Dan Norris.

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1:37pm - 24 August 2021

Members of the 1st Ashcombe Scouts Group have been helping volunteers to remove vegetation at the site of Worlebury Camp Iron Age hillfort.

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12:46pm - 24 August 2021

North Somerset Council is making preparations to support refugees fleeing Afghanistan and will welcome refugee families and help them to resettle locally. 

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10:55am - 20 August 2021

After a two-year absence due to the Covid pandemic, North Somerset Council is delighted to announce the return of Weston Air Festival to Weston-super-Mare seafront next summer.

Event taking place during Heritage Open Days

8:28am - 19 August 2021

Heritage sites across Weston are getting ready to open their doors as people discover the impressive buildings and cultural heritage of Weston, as part of the national Heritage Open Days.

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11:00am - 17 August 2021

Health and care leaders in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are calling on public support to help manage pressures on services, as an increase in non-Covid demand coincides with staffing challenges and continued hospitalisations from the virus.


2:06pm - 13 August 2021

North Somerset Council has released their summer film starring residents of the town enjoying a variety of summer events and activities.

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1:45pm - 13 August 2021

North Somerset Council is teaming up with Avon Wildlife Trust to launch its 'rewilding champions' project, aiming to get communities involved with rewilding in their local areas. 

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4:28pm - 12 August 2021

From Monday (16 August) library users in North Somerset will be able to download eBooks and eAudio books from the same app and website.  

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4:16pm - 12 August 2021

North Somerset's libraries are hosting a series of free events for children to celebrate this year's Summer Reading Challenge ‘Wild World Heroes’.

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11:11am - 12 August 2021

A crackdown on littering, dog fouling and other anti-social behaviour has started well and is making North Somerset a cleaner and greener environment for everyone.  

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3:04pm - 11 August 2021

Temporary crew shortages mean that garden waste collections won't go ahead in North Somerset tomorrow and Friday (Thursday 12 and Friday 13 August).

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12:21pm - 10 August 2021

North Somerset Council's first Electric Vehicle (EV) rapid charging hub is now open at Portishead’s Parish Wharf Leisure Centre.

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12:02pm - 6 August 2021

North Somerset Council is calling on the local community to be aware of the rules and risks of e-scooters.