News

boy in a long sleeved red and white top and a red scarf running along the beach with his arms spread out

1:22pm - 18 November 2021

As a coastal area it’s important we do all we can to look after our rivers and beaches.

a pound sign held up against the sunlight

1:21pm - 18 November 2021

Community initiatives to boost employment and enhance the skills of local people are coming to North Somerset thanks to a £2.8m funding boost.

man and woman wearing winter clothes looking at items at a Christmas market stall covered in lights

1:17pm - 18 November 2021

Now is the time to get into the Christmas spirit as towns across North Somerset start switching on their Christmas lights and hosting fairs and festive fun over the coming weeks…

Artist's impression of See Monster art installation

4:19pm - 20 October 2021

A repurposed North Sea off-shore platform will be transformed with gardens and waterfalls to create a stunning art installation in Weston-super-Mare next summer.

HRH Princess Royal at Food Works

4:07pm - 20 October 2021

An innovative food and drink centre in Weston-super-Mare was officially opened today (Friday) by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal.

lateral flow tests on a wooden table with a mug of coffee

4:07pm - 20 October 2021

Coronavirus cases are rising locally and around the region so do what you can to keep yourself and those around you safe.

lightbulb made of screwed up green paper

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.

Oven top with hobs on

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.

Woman walking down a street in the dark

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.

shop sign in a window that says 'we are open'

4:01pm - 20 October 2021

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

elderly lady smiling with her carer

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.

Two long-haired men dancing shirtless against a black background

1:55pm - 20 October 2021

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

People stood at the top of poles with the sky behind them

11:36am - 8 September 2021

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

garden waste bin lids

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.

school children sat in class talking to their teacher

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.