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3:53pm - 18 January 2019

North Somerset Council’s work to tackle poor quality housing in the private rented sector has received a boost following a successful funding bid.

4:00pm - 17 January 2019

Commuters are being asked for their views on how they travel to work.

4:00pm - 15 January 2019

A businessman has been ordered to pay £18,935 after 186 people fell ill after eating in his Nailsea pub on Mother’s Day.

4:00pm - 15 January 2019

We were fully aware of the possibility that M&S might close their Weston High Street store when we made our decision to purchase the Sovereign Centre and this was taken into account with the purchase price. The majority of the store is in M&S’s freehold ownership.

2:27pm - 4 January 2019

Sunday opening hours are set to double at four North Somerset libraries.

1:59pm - 4 January 2019

Works to make a quarry safe get under way next week.

10:38am - 21 December 2018

The brownfield register, first published last year by North Somerset Council, has been updated.

9:04am - 20 December 2018

A 7.5 tonne weight limit is being introduced on Winterstoke Road bridge in Weston-super-Mare on Friday (21 December) due to safety concerns after an inspection found significant defects.

8:59am - 4 December 2018

A nationally significant scheme to improve transport links in the region is set to move forward today (Tuesday 4 December).

9:01am - 16 October 2018

North Somerset Council has announced the appointment of a new chief executive. Jo Walker will join the council in the new year. Her appointment was agreed by the council’s Employment Committee following a rigorous recruitment process and announced today at a meeting of the Executive.

8:59am - 26 September 2018

Work on a food and drink innovation centre, the only one of its kind in the South West, will start in Weston-super-Mare next month.

10:39am - 19 July 2018

North Somerset Council has shown its continued commitment to reopening the Portishead rail line with the publication of the results of a major consultation exercise.

9:04am - 6 July 2018

OfSTED and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have published their findings following their joint review of services for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in North Somerset, which took place 14-18 May 2018.

11:58am - 21 May 2018

On street parking charges can now be paid for by phone thanks to the introduction of a virtual permit system in Weston.

10:04am - 15 January 2018

Plans to safeguard the future of Worlebury Hillfort are set to move ahead following the award of a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant.