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9:42am - 7 April 2021

There has been a great response to Census 2021, but to avoid getting a knock at the door from a field officer – it's time to get on and fill in your census.

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9:21am - 7 April 2021

As non-essential organisations look to re-open their doors on Monday 12 April, a group of independent shops and eateries are to be showcased as part of a large re-opening campaign in Weston town centre by North Somerset Council.


1:45pm - 6 April 2021

Council-run leisure centres in North Somerset will re-open on Monday 12 April, with Backwell following on Saturday 1 May.

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2:12pm - 31 March 2021

Plans to create more school places for pupils with profound and severe learning difficulties have moved a major step forward.

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2:04pm - 31 March 2021

New orders to tackle anti-social behaviour and make public spaces in North Somerset more welcoming come into force tomorrow (Thursday 1 April). 

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2:39pm - 30 March 2021

Please act responsibly this Easter is the message to residents and visitors from North Somerset Council ahead of the bank holiday weekend.

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9:42am - 30 March 2021

Work for the town centre improvement scheme is continuing in Weston-super-Mare’s town centre. Over Easter, residents and visitors can expect traffic management plans from Thursday 1 to Tuesday 6 April 2021. 

GOV.UK guidance. Hands, face, space.

12:46pm - 26 March 2021

Health leaders in North Somerset are urging people to take it slow as the country continues to ease out of national lockdown restrictions next week.


2:23pm - 25 March 2021

A North Somerset-based creative enterprise is one of a small number of companies across the country to be chosen to turn ideas into reality for large-scale public engagement projects designed to reach millions globally at locations in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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11:40am - 25 March 2021

Sunday March 21 marked the day that millions of people across England and Wales completed key questions about themselves and their households to ensure local services in every community are informed by the best information possible.  

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10:20am - 25 March 2021

Ashcombe Park’s three newly refurbished tennis courts open later this month!

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7:15pm - 19 March 2021

On Tuesday 23 March the country will mark the anniversary of the start of the first lockdown with a day of reflection, and North Somerset Council is calling on residents to pause for a moment’s thought of the year gone by.

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1:06pm - 19 March 2021

North Somerset residents will have more options to travel sustainably next month following a radical rethink of the bus timetable by North Somerset Council.  

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11:03am - 19 March 2021

School pupils, college students and people who want to find out more about working in care are being invited to a special virtual event held by Bristol City, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire councils.

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10:55am - 19 March 2021

A programme providing healthy food and enriching activities to is to be expanded to the benefit of disadvantaged children in North Somerset.