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3:13pm - 25 March 2022

Responding to the climate emergency is a key element of North Somerset Council's new Local Plan process.

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11:46am - 24 March 2022

North Somerset library service has been awarded a grant of £215,900 by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports, delivered by Arts Council England, for building improvements at Clevedon Library.

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5:05pm - 23 March 2022

This National Day of Reflection (Wednesday 23 March), North Somerset Council has unveiled plans to plant 500 trees in memory of the residents who lost their lives during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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10:20am - 23 March 2022

A £500,000 scheme to improve access for pedestrians and cyclists in Clevedon is set to start after Easter.

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8:56am - 23 March 2022

19 people have been ordered to pay over £7,000 in fines as a result of prosecutions by North Somerset Council for littering, namely dropping cigarette butts.

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1:10pm - 22 March 2022

North Somerset Council is looking for green-minded enthusiasts to volunteer as it launches a scheme to increase composting across the area.

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5:41pm - 17 March 2022

North Somerset Council has approached the market with a tender to run local services in response to huge cuts announced by commercial bus companies. These cuts will affect a number of routes that are failing to recover quickly enough financially while their central government covid-relief funding is withdrawn later this year.

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1:06pm - 15 March 2022

North Somerset Council has decided not to pursue a legal challenge to the Planning Inspectorate’s decision to allow Bristol Airport to expand. 

Funding to improve library at Clevedon

2:26pm - 14 March 2022

Clevedon Library is set to be transformed following a successful bid for funding by North Somerset Council.

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11:46am - 14 March 2022

Ambitious plans to tackle the climate emergency and make North Somerset a greener place to live have moved forward. 

A photo of Marine Lake in Weston-super-Mare taken at sunset

11:39am - 14 March 2022

Marine Lake in Weston-super-Mare is set to re-open at the beginning of June.

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4:21pm - 11 March 2022

Increasing pressures on adult social care are pushing up costs by millions of pounds – which is not being covered by government funding.

Bloor Chestnut Park

3:44pm - 11 March 2022

North Somerset residents are being asked to have their say on how the area will grow and develop over the next 15 years.

Artist's impression of the Banwell bypass west junction

12:54pm - 10 March 2022

The consultation asks for feedback on the design of the bypass, as well as proposed changes and enhancements to surrounding roads and villages. 

Closure order on Mini Mall in Regent Street, Weston

11:01am - 10 March 2022

A retail premises in Weston-super-Mare town centre has been forced to close following reports of underage vape sales.