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10:59am - 13 October 2022

North Somerset Council has launched drop in sessions at locations across the area to make it easier for residents to get help.

An aerial view of Weston-super-Mare. Photo credit: Historic England

1:00pm - 12 October 2022

North Somerset Council and Historic England are celebrating the successful completion of the Great Weston Heritage Action Zone in Weston-super-Mare.

Portishead map

3:37pm - 11 October 2022

The Portishead community is being asked to have their say on the final draft of a plan that will help shape future development in the town.

ice skates

1:23pm - 6 October 2022

Icescape and North Somerset Council have announced today that the winter attraction will not be opening in Weston-super-Mare this year.

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2:14pm - 5 October 2022

Funding for services and community projects which support families and communities across North Somerset has been announced as North Somerset Council and Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care Board (BNSSG ICB) continue their work to improve health and wellbeing for residents of all ages.

Clevedon Library

8:21am - 4 October 2022

Clevedon Library will reopen next week, 30 years after its original opening, following a 16-week temporary closure to allow refurbishment to take place. The library, on Old Church Road, will reopen at 9.30am on Friday 14 October.

fresh food on wooden background

12:13pm - 30 September 2022

A range of services and community projects which help residents of all ages across North Somerset are benefiting from funding from North Somerset Council and Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care Board (BNSSG ICB), as part of their ongoing commitment to tackling health inequalities across the area.

person sleeping rough under a blanket in a lit underpass

9:45am - 29 September 2022

North Somerset Council has won more than £950,000 in government funding to support work to tackle homelessness and rough sleeping over the next three years. 

hands with red painted fingernails holding a warm drink in a black ceramic mug

9:30am - 29 September 2022

With the price of energy set to rise again at the weekend (1 October) North Somerset Council and its partners in the North Somerset Together network are working together to develop a network of community living rooms across the area to help people keep warm this winter.

woman cycling on a country road

2:00pm - 26 September 2022

North Somerset Council is inviting residents to help shape its new Physical Activity Strategy by completing a short survey that opened at 2pm today (Monday 26 September).

View of Silica and High Street in Weston-super-Mare town centre

12:52pm - 26 September 2022

A project to install new multi-coloured, energy efficient smart lighting to Silica at Big Lamp Corner in Weston-super-Mare begins today. 

piggy bank wrapped in a grey scarf sat on top of a radiator

2:20pm - 23 September 2022

North Somerset residents are being urged to be on their guard against energy rebate scammers.

Two workers in hard hats cutting a metal beam with a circular saw

8:34am - 21 September 2022

A special event to bring together employers and employees, and highlight the important roles workplaces play in mental wellbeing will take place in North Somerset on World Mental Health Day (Monday 10 October).

Recycling and rubbish bins ready for collection on the kerbside

3:52pm - 14 September 2022

Following the sad passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the bank holiday taking place on Monday 19 September for her State Funeral, there will be no recycling and waste collections in North Somerset that day.

The area’s three recycling centres at Backwell, Portishead and Weston-super-Mare will also be closed all day.

North Somerset Council has taken this decision to enable the focus of the day to be on paying respect to Her Majesty.

Black and white profile of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the second

3:50pm - 14 September 2022

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral will be held at 11am on Monday 19 September. The day has been declared an additional bank holiday in the UK so that people have an opportunity to pay their respects and commemorate her reign.