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Image reminding people to wash their hands, cover their face if they can, make space, and let in fresh air during the coronavirus pandemic

11:36am - 13 July 2021

Legal restrictions to help reduce the risk of Covid are lifting next week, but with infection rates rising across England North Somerset residents are encouraged to keep working to reduce risks.

Mass balloon ascent Bristol Airport

8:36am - 9 July 2021

More than 30 balloons were launched from Bristol Airport today in a historic, record breaking, mass ballooning competition.

Picture of the Tropicana taken by Paul Blakemore

1:01pm - 8 July 2021

North Somerset Council is hoping for a £15m investment into Weston-super-Mare town centre, following a recent bid submission to a Government multi-billion-pound fund.

Image showing traffic queues in Banwell

12:17pm - 6 July 2021

The first public consultation on Banwell bypass is now underway, marking important progress for the long-awaited scheme. 

Image reminding people to wash their hands, cover their face if they can, make space, and let in fresh air during the coronavirus pandemic

9:37am - 6 July 2021

‘Restrictions may end on 19 July, but Covid-19 will not’ warn North Somerset’s health leaders.

disability confident leader logo

8:49am - 2 July 2021

North Somerset Council has re-qualified as a Disability Confident Leader.

hand holding a rainbow coloured wooden heart against a blue sky

8:06am - 1 July 2021

Ahead of Weston-super-Mare Pride this weekend, Fostering North Somerset is encouraging people from the LGBTQ+ community to come forward as foster carers.

Marine Lake walkway

1:39pm - 30 June 2021

Marine Lake in Weston-super-Mare will reopen for the summer on Saturday 3 July after completion of the first stage of a £300,000 project to improve the popular community facility.

The sea eagle sculpture at Chestnut Park Primary School in Yatton

1:30pm - 25 June 2021

A soaring sea eagle will greet the first pupils at Chestnut Park Primary School in Yatton when they arrive in September.

Pride flag with council logo on it

10:04am - 24 June 2021

On Wednesday 30 June, North Somerset Council, the Weston-super-Mare Pride Team and North Somerset LGBT+ Forum will join together to raise the rainbow flag over the Town Hall in Weston-super-Mare. 

mixed recycling

4:02pm - 23 June 2021

Residents are being encouraged to have their say on how recycling and waste services are developed in North Somerset.

hands making a heart shape with a sunset in the background

11:19am - 23 June 2021

Suicide is preventable and we can all help save a life. That is the vital message being shared by North Somerset leaders as they support work to prevent suicides in the area.

Balloon competition

7:29am - 23 June 2021

Locations across North Somerset are set to host the UK’s largest hot air balloon race with balloons of all sizes, with various special shapes, taking to the skies for the Exclusive Cup Balloon Race.

person planting a small sapling into a mound of soil

4:20pm - 22 June 2021

North Somerset Council has been awarded a lottery grant of £100,000 to continue with the next phase of its rewilding project.

green text that reads 'wild world heroes' surrounded by cartoon animals and cartoon children

3:42pm - 22 June 2021

Children in North Somerset are being invited to help save the planet in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge.