News

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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.

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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?

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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.

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2:39pm - 13 July 2021

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

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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.

foster carers, Nick and Fran smiling towards the camera

2:37pm - 13 July 2021

Could you provide a home for local children needing somewhere safe to stay?

seawater lapping on a beach with the word' heatwave' written into the sand

2:35pm - 13 July 2021

Temperatures are soaring this weekend so do what you can to stay cool and enjoy the sun safely.

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1:52pm - 13 July 2021

Comedy, theatre and food feature in this month’s round up of things to enjoy in North Somerset…

North Somerset's dark blue mobile COVID testing van

3:29pm - 25 June 2021

Rising coronavirus cases in North Somerset mean we must all still be on our guard as we socialise more with friends and family.

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11:41am - 25 June 2021

More live events are now taking place across North Somerset so enjoy the opportunity to socialise with friends and family at Covid-secure functions.

A lake in Portishead surrounded by trees under a clear blue sky

11:36am - 25 June 2021

Improvements are coming to the Lake Grounds in Portishead and we want to know what you think and what you’d like to see there.

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11:23am - 25 June 2021

Show your support to the armed forces by sending a salute.

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11:16am - 25 June 2021

Do you have a budding David Attenborough or Greta Thunberg in your family?

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11:12am - 25 June 2021

Help fly the flag for freedom, equality and love while enjoying a host of entertainment online.