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A38 junction locations

3:26pm - 22 June 2021

North Somerset Council’s A38 proposals, delivered in partnership with Somerset County Council, seek to improve journey reliability times, road safety and better connect local communities – whether by car, public transport or active travel.

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

10:07am - 22 June 2021

Reported coronavirus cases in some areas of North Somerset are unusually high - prompting North Somerset Council to redirect its mobile Covid testing van.

Clean Air Day Thursday 17 June 2021 visual

4:00pm - 16 June 2021

Tomorrow (Thursday 17 June) is national Clean Air Day, the UK’s largest annual air pollution campaign. 

Yellow background with white and red calendar in the foreground that reads '30 June 2021 deadline'.

11:01am - 16 June 2021

With the deadline to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme rapidly approaching, digital ad vans telling EU nationals we’d like them to stay can be seen around the region.

Fly-tipping at Yanley Lane, Long Ashton

4:37pm - 15 June 2021

A Bridgwater man has been ordered to pay fines and costs totalling £2,114.48 following a prosecution for fly-tipping brought by North Somerset Council.

Best-selling author Patrick Gale

4:16pm - 15 June 2021

Best-selling author Patrick Gale’s novel “Take Nothing With You” was set partly in Weston-super-Mare and on Thursday 24 June you can join an online event to hear him talk about the book.

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

12:00pm - 15 June 2021

With Covid cases rising in North Somerset health leaders support the four-week delay in step four of the government’s roadmap out of lockdown.

Picture of Weston's high street by Paul Blakemore

12:24pm - 14 June 2021

A cash injection from Historic England has been announced as Weston’s heritage work continues with an exciting programme of enhancement work and activities to breathe new life into the high street.

Jacqui and Colin on holiday in a static caravan with the three people they support

8:56am - 12 June 2021

A couple from North Somerset have been recognised for their services to social care during the pandemic in HM The Queen's birthday honours. 

road curve

2:08pm - 11 June 2021

Local people are being asked their views on North Somerset Council’s highways and transport services – from the condition of roads and footpaths to the quality of cycling routes and facilities. 

Technical plans, computer keyboard and compass

1:58pm - 11 June 2021

Following pre-planning consultation earlier this year, a planning application has been submitted ahead of programme seeking to build an expansion of Winterstoke Hundred Academy on a new site at Locking Parklands in Weston-super-Mare.

Trucks at the Beach

10:26am - 11 June 2021

The Trucks at the Beach event, which was due to take place between 21 and 22 August 2021, will now take place 20 – 21 August 2022.

Abbots Pool Nature Reserve at Abbots Leigh

4:18pm - 10 June 2021

Enforcement officers from North Somerset Council are joining forces with the police to tackle anti-social behaviour at Abbots Pool nature reserve in Abbots Leigh this summer.

Grants now available for active travel

2:36pm - 9 June 2021

Businesses, schools and community organisations in North Somerset can now apply for grants to support on-site initiatives that will make it easier for staff, customers, visitors or students to choose zero-emission and active travel options.

Cartoon infographic showing webinar details

1:34pm - 8 June 2021

North Somerset Council’s Director of Public Health is joining Bristol and South Gloucestershire to host a Covid-19 webinar in the lead up to the potential move to step four of the government’s roadmap to ease restrictions.