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house on building plans

12:45pm - 2 November 2022

Future possible housing and employment development on land owned by North Somerset Council will be considered by councillors at the full council meeting on Tuesday 8 November.

Birnbeck Pier

8:33am - 2 November 2022

Birnbeck Pier is to be awarded a £234,761 development grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for the repair and regeneration of the Grade II* listed pier.

Cost of Living advice through North Somerset Together

3:11pm - 26 October 2022

North Somerset Council has announced further financial support for local residents struggling with essential living costs as part of its wider strategy to help local families with the cost-of-living crisis.

child playing in autumn leaves

7:33am - 25 October 2022

This half-term there are plenty of free and low-cost fun activities happening across North Somerset to help make the pennies go further for families feeling the squeeze.

Birnbeck 2022

4:00pm - 20 October 2022

Birnbeck Pier will be saved from the brink of collapse thanks to £3,55m of funding awarded by the National Heritage Memorial Fund from the Cultural Assets Fund (CAF).

group of people walking down a public footpath

2:00pm - 19 October 2022

North Somerset residents will be supported to get more active and improve their wellbeing thanks to funding announced by North Somerset Council and Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care Board (BNSSG ICB), as part of ongoing work to tackle health inequalities across the area.

A vending machine for STI and HIV testing kits - tall, white machine with large touchscreen on the front

9:10am - 19 October 2022

New vending machines offering free sexual health testing kits have been launched in four venues across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire by Unity Sexual Health, the sexual health service led by University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust.

young girl with a magnifying glass inspecting books on a shelf

2:30pm - 18 October 2022

There’s a lot happening across North Somerset’s libraries this month (October 2022), so here’s a round-up of some of the free events still to come – including over half term – that residents are invited to attend and can look forward to.

A photo of Castle Batch Children's Centre in Worle.

11:15am - 18 October 2022

The Castle Batch Children’s Centre and Family Hub in Worle is opening its doors this half term for a day packed with free activities and attractions. Everyone is invited to pop along and find out more on Wednesday 26 October between noon and 4pm.

roadworks stop sign

11:08am - 18 October 2022

Hutton residents are being asked to give their views on plans for a 20mph zone in the village.

a large walking group with a mix of male and female

8:55am - 18 October 2022

North Somerset residents are being encouraged to join hundreds of other people and take part in the council’s popular, free walking programme.

Close up of a white heart painted onto the back of a wooden bench

8:27am - 18 October 2022

Projects to help people’s mental health are to receive much needed funding as North Somerset Council and Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care Board (BNSSG ICB) continue their work to tackle health inequalities and support North Somerset residents.

A photo of 6-8 Colliers Walk Nailsea, the site of the new Nailsea Library.

3:30pm - 14 October 2022

North Somerset Council has today (Friday 14 October) signed a 125-year lease to secure the long-term future of Nailsea Library.

Six people stood behind a banner which has Better Health North Somerset written on it.

8:48am - 14 October 2022

Free, personalised support to improve health and wellbeing is now available to adults living in Weston-super-Mare and nearby villages, thanks to a partnership between North Somerset Council and Pier Health Primary Care Network (PCN).

Four women and a young child stood together smiling at camera, with a framed certificate

8:46am - 14 October 2022

The excellent support given to children and parents across North Somerset has been recognised once again, with North Somerset Council and Sirona care & health’s Children’s Centres and Health Visiting services receiving a prestigious award for the third time.