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2:33pm - 15 September 2020

North Somerset Council is lobbying Government in order to improve access to Covid-19 testing locally.

2:23pm - 10 September 2020

We are pleased that the Trust have completed their investigation into the outbreak at the hospital earlier this year. 

8:23am - 10 September 2020

Heritage Open Days are, for the first time, offering the festival virtually with free events and local stories to see online, or to enjoy in a safe and socially distanced manner.

4:28pm - 9 September 2020

Ambitious new plans to protect jobs and boost the economy following the global pandemic have been announced by North Somerset Council. 

4:06pm - 9 September 2020

North Somerset Council has set out a 10-year vision for Weston-super-Mare, following months of public events, consultation and engagement with thousands of businesses, visitors and residents. 

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9:48am - 9 September 2020

North Somerset Council’s Children’s Centres are continuing to offer advice and support to local families by moving services and groups online.

Person in car getting coronavirus test at drive through test centre

4:50pm - 8 September 2020

As the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus begins to increase in North Somerset, residents across the area are being called on by North Somerset Council to do their bit to prevent the spread of infection.

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1:38pm - 7 September 2020

Residents, students and workers in North Somerset are being urged to get involved in local decision making with the launch of a new citizens’ panel.

electric car being charged

1:36pm - 7 September 2020

Work to deliver a new electric vehicle charging hub in Portishead starts this week.

4:44pm - 4 September 2020

The Weston Beach Race which has been held in Weston-super-Mare for 37 years, was due to take place between Friday 9 October and Sunday 11 October.

2:37pm - 4 September 2020

The new Parklands Educate Together Primary School in Weston-super-Mare opens for pupils on Monday (7 September).

Outside of Town Hall in Weston-super-Mare

11:45am - 3 September 2020

The Town Hall in Weston will re-open to the public on Monday (7 September) with changes to the services provided.  

2:27pm - 2 September 2020

Schools across North Somerset will be reopening their doors this week to welcome back pupils after making changes to ensure pupils can return to school safely.

12:27pm - 2 September 2020

Following recent discussions with local businesses in Weston-super-Mare’s town centre, North Somerset Council has changed measures to better accommodate local traders to allow easier loading for their businesses.

9:46am - 2 September 2020

Together with local authorities across the South West, North Somerset Council is calling on the Government to provide funding to safeguard the future of leisure centres.