News

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4:04pm - 20 October 2021

Calls for action on climate change are growing louder and louder as the UK prepares to host a global summit of world leaders.

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4:03pm - 20 October 2021

Increasing energy costs, rising bills and suppliers going bust might bring lots of worry but support is available if you need it.

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4:02pm - 20 October 2021

Violence against women and girls in public places will be tackled in North Somerset thanks to new funding for prevention work and protection.

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4:01pm - 20 October 2021

Does your independent business still need a boost to recover from the effects of multiple lockdowns?

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3:21pm - 20 October 2021

The profile and importance of care workers reached new heights during the coronavirus crisis as people saw the valuable work they carried out.

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1:55pm - 20 October 2021

Spectacular street dance and spooky goings-on will be thrilling families this month.

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11:36am - 8 September 2021

Spectacular outdoor arts performances, festivals, street art and exhibitions are coming to Weston-super-Mare this month.

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11:34am - 8 September 2021

A national shortage of HGV drivers means we’ve had to suspend our garden waste collections until at least Saturday 18 September.

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11:32am - 8 September 2021

Pupils are back in the classroom and schools are now responsible for setting out how they will reduce the risk of coronavirus on a day-to-day basis.

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11:31am - 8 September 2021

The biggest event for climate and nature ever in the UK takes place this month – and everyone is invited to join in.

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11:30am - 8 September 2021

Would you love the opportunity to close your street off to traffic so children can play freely, neighbours socialise and friends come together?

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11:29am - 8 September 2021

Preparations are being made to welcome families who are fleeing Afghanistan and help them resettle locally.

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11:28am - 8 September 2021

Would you know how to help someone at risk of suicide?

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11:27am - 8 September 2021

If you’re looking for work or want to update your employability skills then you could find inspiration and support at a drop-in session this month.

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11:13am - 8 September 2021

Cycling has many advantages – it can help you get fitter, save money on commuting, and even win prizes.