News

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3:31pm - 21 May 2021

Community-led cultural activities will be brightening up Weston-super-Mare’s town centre thanks to new funding from Historic England.

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3:20pm - 21 May 2021

Meeting up indoors in groups of six and in larger numbers outside is allowed again after rules were relaxed on Monday in the latest step out of lockdown.

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2:56pm - 21 May 2021

Lockdowns and restrictions to fight Covid-19 have had unprecedented impact on businesses throughout the area.

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2:23pm - 21 May 2021

Nearly 40,000 households in North Somerset have now signed up to the new annual chargeable garden waste collection service.

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2:01pm - 21 May 2021

There are just over five weeks left to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme.

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12:03pm - 21 May 2021

The commitment, passion and dedication of foster carers are being celebrated during this year’s Foster Care Fortnight.

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10:40am - 21 May 2021

Do you need help deciding what steps to take next in your employment or training?

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3:47pm - 23 April 2021

Could your child cycle to school this month? The UK’s largest cycling, walking, wheeling and scooting competition for primary and secondary schools is now running across the area.

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3:24pm - 23 April 2021

Walking around our local neighbourhoods became a daily habit for many during the pandemic and it continues to be a great way to get some exercise.

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2:39pm - 23 April 2021

Warmer weather means more opportunities to get out and explore the local area, with lots of events for all the family.

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1:52pm - 23 April 2021

Updated calendars for recycling, garden waste and general waste collections can now be downloaded to help you keep on track over the summer.

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1:36pm - 23 April 2021

Tributes continue to be paid to His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, following his death earlier this month.

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1:25pm - 23 April 2021

Silt has started to be washed away from Marine Lake in Weston-super-Mare in the first phase of a £300,000 rejuvenation of the site.

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12:18pm - 23 April 2021

Are you meeting up with more friends and relatives now coronavirus restrictions are easing?

If so, free rapid Covid tests which can be done at home are available to put your mind at rest before you see your loved ones.

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11:49am - 23 April 2021

Good listeners who could provide emotional support for people in distress or despair are needed to help lend an ear.