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Person in car getting coronavirus test at drive through test centre

4:50pm - 8 September 2020

As the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus begins to increase in North Somerset, residents across the area are being called on by North Somerset Council to do their bit to prevent the spread of infection.

hand holding a megaphone

1:38pm - 7 September 2020

Residents, students and workers in North Somerset are being urged to get involved in local decision making with the launch of a new citizens’ panel.

electric car being charged

1:36pm - 7 September 2020

Work to deliver a new electric vehicle charging hub in Portishead starts this week.

4:44pm - 4 September 2020

The Weston Beach Race which has been held in Weston-super-Mare for 37 years, was due to take place between Friday 9 October and Sunday 11 October.

2:37pm - 4 September 2020

The new Parklands Educate Together Primary School in Weston-super-Mare opens for pupils on Monday (7 September).

Outside of Town Hall in Weston-super-Mare

11:45am - 3 September 2020

The Town Hall in Weston will re-open to the public on Monday (7 September) with changes to the services provided.  

2:27pm - 2 September 2020

Schools across North Somerset will be reopening their doors this week to welcome back pupils after making changes to ensure pupils can return to school safely.

12:27pm - 2 September 2020

Following recent discussions with local businesses in Weston-super-Mare’s town centre, North Somerset Council has changed measures to better accommodate local traders to allow easier loading for their businesses.

9:46am - 2 September 2020

Together with local authorities across the South West, North Somerset Council is calling on the Government to provide funding to safeguard the future of leisure centres.

2:51pm - 1 September 2020

People across North Somerset are being encouraged to celebrate what they have on their doorstep in a new campaign launching this week. 'We Love North Somerset' will showcase the natural environment, rich history, local events and local businesses that make the area so special.

11:50am - 1 September 2020

North Somerset Council and Sirona care & health are today celebrating a prestigious award jointly granted to the Health Visiting service and Children’s Centres in North Somerset.

Photograph of pond at Prince Consort Gardens in Weston-super-Mare

10:08am - 1 September 2020

North Somerset’s Heritage Open Days are, for the first time, offering the festival virtually with free events and local stories to see online, or to enjoy in a safe and socially distanced manner.

10:06am - 1 September 2020

More of North Somerset's libraries are getting ready to open their doors and welcome back customers.

9:56am - 1 September 2020

Work to refurbish the three dilapidated tennis courts at Ashcombe Park in Weston-super-Mare and bring them back into use is due to start next week (w/c 7 September).

2:32pm - 27 August 2020

Plans to build £100m of critical infrastructure in North Somerset are moving forward after North Somerset Council signed on the dotted line.