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4:00pm - 4 June 2020

North Somerset Council has contacted all schools and nurseries in the area today to advise them that they should consider re-opening to wider groups of children from Monday 8 June.

2:32pm - 4 June 2020

Analysis of all North Somerset case data and contact tracing work since the beginning of May has shown there is no current evidence of increased risk in the local population connected to the coronavirus outbreak at Weston General Hospital.

4:07pm - 3 June 2020

Working with Historic England, North Somerset Council has begun the next step in securing the future of Birnbeck Pier in Weston-super-Mare.

10:51am - 3 June 2020

Small businesses in North Somerset, which are yet to receive financial support during the coronavirus crisis, have less than a week to apply for a free Government grant.

9:45am - 1 June 2020

Work to upgrade traffic lights at a Backwell junction have started this morning.

5:59pm - 29 May 2020

North Somerset Council has contacted all North Somerset schools today advising them to delay re-opening until Monday 8 June as a precautionary measure.

12:19pm - 28 May 2020

The Salthouse car park on Clevedon seafront has closed today (Thursday) following concerns raised by local councillors.

Pile of money

12:09pm - 27 May 2020

A new loan for local businesses has been launched by the Government. The Bounce Back Loan Scheme will enable businesses to borrow up to £50,000, accessing money within days, and in some cases within 24 hours.

Children playing with Shiba Inu puppy

12:06pm - 27 May 2020

Could you temporarily provide a safe and loving home for a child?

Two cyclists in the countryside

12:03pm - 27 May 2020

North Somerset Council’s Borrow a Bike scheme is now being used to help key workers get to work.

11:15am - 27 May 2020

People living in the Weston-super-Mare area are being urged to book themselves in for a coronavirus test if they are experiencing any of the symptoms of the virus.

1:31pm - 26 May 2020

A temporary mobile testing unit has been set-up in Weston-super-Mare today at Locking Road car park in support of the COVID-19 National Testing Programme.

5:45pm - 22 May 2020

A large-scale mural, featuring key workers who have served their communities and kept services going during the coronavirus pandemic, received its finishing touches this week.

5:07pm - 22 May 2020

North Somerset Council is stepping up its enforcement activity to tackle illegal and inconsiderate parking.

11:55am - 20 May 2020

North Somerset Council is working with local schools to try and get children back safely as soon as possible in line with new Government guidance.