News

bin man wearing orange overalls stood next to a North Somerset recycling lorry

3:37pm - 11 May 2022

Recycling and waste workers in North Somerset have accepted a pay deal so the proposed strike action will no longer go ahead.

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3:36pm - 11 May 2022

A new accessible toilet facility is coming to Weston-super-Mare to provide relief for residents and visitors with limited mobility, disabilities or specific care needs.

Childs hands in a heart shape - one blue and one yellow

3:34pm - 11 May 2022

Communities across North Somerset are working together to welcome and support those escaping humanitarian crises across the world.

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3:33pm - 11 May 2022

Late-night revellers in Weston-super-Mare can be assured they’ll have a safe night out after the town was awarded prestigious Purple Flag status again.

 

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2:58pm - 11 May 2022

Are you worried about the rising cost of energy bills or know someone who is struggling to pay for their energy?

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2:57pm - 11 May 2022

Foster carers provide a vital service in the heart of our communities – ensuring children are cared for and supported to thrive.

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2:57pm - 11 May 2022

Meaningful connections with friends, family, colleagues and communities can really help our mental health.

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2:55pm - 11 May 2022

Local good causes looking to raise funds are urged to sign up for a new community lottery launching next week.

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2:54pm - 11 May 2022

Would you like to help us monitor changes in biodiversity and explore wildlife where you live?

sandwiches on top of an afternoon tea stand with a Union flag in the background

2:53pm - 11 May 2022

Preparations are in full swing across North Somerset for the special weekend of celebrations to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

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2:52pm - 11 May 2022

Does your local play area need a revamp?

We’ve got £250,000 up for grabs to improve play areas in North Somerset and we’re welcoming applications from across the area.

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2:51pm - 11 May 2022

Circus skills and classic cars come to North Somerset this month…

bin man sorting recycling next to a recycling truck

3:15pm - 11 April 2022

Recycling centres in North Somerset are open as normal this Easter weekend after planned strike action was suspended – but strikes are still due next week.

artists impression of Banwell Bypass

3:14pm - 11 April 2022

Just one week remains for you to have your say in the latest consultation on Banwell bypass.

smiling lady on a bus holding onto an overhead handle

3:12pm - 11 April 2022

A new bus route is coming to North Somerset to replace services being cut by commercial operators – and you can travel on it for free during its first week.