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roundabout with electric cars charging in the centre

4:25pm - 11 August 2021

A flagship electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging hub has officially opened in Portishead so drivers can charge their cars in under an hour.

Recycling truck with brightly coloured livery in a car park

4:24pm - 11 August 2021

There are just a few days left to have your say on our new recycling and waste strategy and what we do with our waste in the future.

pathway leading up through Weston Hillfort

4:23pm - 11 August 2021

Proposals to preserve Weston-super-Mare's iron age hillfort have taken a step forward.

person looking at their phone while dropping an empty plastic bottle onto the ground

4:22pm - 11 August 2021

A crackdown on littering, dog fouling and other anti-social behaviour has started well and is making North Somerset a cleaner and greener environment for everyone.

Banwell street with a car and a works truck driving by

4:21pm - 11 August 2021

Have your say and get your voice heard about the things that matter to you.

Clevedon's Marine Lake on a sunny day

4:20pm - 11 August 2021

New projects will be coming to Clevedon’s Marine Lake and Salthouse Fields thanks to almost £150,000 of funding.

Family of four riding their bikes down a path with green trees behind them

4:19pm - 11 August 2021

Rediscover a love of riding a bike and be in with the chance of winning some prizes by taking to the pedals this September.

young blonde boy wearing a red backpack while smiling and pointing in the air.

4:17pm - 11 August 2021

Parents of pre-schoolers might find it hard to believe that their little ones will be starting school next year.

Two young girls enjoying a 3D experience surrounded by blue lights

4:15pm - 11 August 2021

There are more ways to get the most out of summer before the children head back to school next month.

two children eating ice cream on a beach with their mother in the background

2:50pm - 13 July 2021

Many of the remaining coronavirus restrictions are being lifted next week but health leaders in North Somerset are urging caution as Covid is still with us.

young girl on a swing with a big smile on her face

2:49pm - 13 July 2021

School holidays start next week but does the long summer break seem daunting after nearly 18 months of lockdowns and isolation disruptions?

person shopping for fruit at a market stall

2:47pm - 13 July 2021

Single-use plastic is a glaring example of our throwaway culture and is an environmental catastrophe.

cardboard sign held up outside a power station that reads 'there's no planet B'

2:42pm - 13 July 2021

Now is the time for action if we’re going to avoid the worst consequences of a climate emergency.

Banwell street with a car and a works truck driving by

2:39pm - 13 July 2021

Banwell’s long-awaited bypass is edging closer and now you can have your say on the scheme.

blue road sign with a direction arrow for bristol airport

2:38pm - 13 July 2021

A public inquiry into our decision to refuse Bristol Airport’s expansion plans will start next week – and you can watch events unfold online.