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2:52pm - 9 March 2022

North Somerset Council is encouraging local people to set up direct debit payments for council tax to access the government's £150 council tax rebate faster. 

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3:41pm - 4 March 2022

Up to thirty new cherry trees are to be planted in the Boulevard in Weston-super-Mare town centre this month.

Ukrainian flag flying alongside Union Jack on roof of Town Hall in Weston

2:27pm - 4 March 2022

North Somerset Council is flying the Ukrainian flag at its main buildings as a symbol of solidarity with the people of Ukraine and everyone affected by the conflict and humanitarian crisis. The flag was hoisted today at both the Town Hall in Weston-super-Mare and the Castlewood building in Clevedon.

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4:23pm - 3 March 2022

Poet Laureate Simon Armitage is visiting Clevedon Library this month as part of the 2022 leg of his ten-year tour of the UK’s libraries.

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1:06pm - 3 March 2022

North Somerset businesses are being reminded that they have a duty of care to make sure that their waste is disposed of responsibly.

From Monday 21 March, North Somerset Council will carry out spot checks on businesses across the area. This is part of the council’s ongoing campaign to tackle fly-tipping and make sure waste is disposed of correctly.

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11:13am - 3 March 2022

Three more weight management programmes are to be launched to help North Somerset residents achieve a healthy body weight.

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12:28pm - 1 March 2022

Over 98 per cent received one of their three preferences, with over 92 per cent of applicants being allocated a place at their first preference secondary school.

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8:54am - 1 March 2022

North Somerset Council has issued an urgent please for landlords and owners of empty homes to come forward and help provide affordable rental properties for people across North Somerset who are in housing need.

A photo showing a green garden waste bin with a North Somerset Council permit stuck to the lid

3:01pm - 28 February 2022

North Somerset Council has written to its garden waste customers with details of compensation for suspended collections last year due to heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driver shortages.

Ukrainian flag

11:36am - 25 February 2022

Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Ukraine as they suffer grievously under this abhorrent act of war by the Russian regime.

Her Majesty The Queen holding flowers and waving

9:26am - 25 February 2022

As celebrations begin to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year, North Somerset residents are being urged to record their celebrations and capture the moment in history.

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2:22pm - 23 February 2022

A £110,000 scheme to improve the A370 in Backwell begins on Monday (28 February).

Keep North Somerset safe, Clevedon, Nailsea, Portishead, Weston-super-Mare, doing all we can to keep COVID down with icons showing vaccinations, testing, face coverings, staying outside, and hand washing

3:08pm - 22 February 2022

North Somerset health leaders are urging residents to remain cautious as the country plans to live with covid, following the Government’s announcement and recent falls in local infection levels.

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8:30am - 22 February 2022

On Monday 28 February, the new Leigh Woods resident parking scheme will launch.

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4:12pm - 21 February 2022

Children and young people across North Somerset will benefit from a budget designed to make childhood fairer.