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11:03am - 25 June 2021

Just five days remain to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme.

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10:35am - 25 June 2021

How we deal with our waste and recycling is going to be one of the big issues in the coming years as the climate emergency intensifies.

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9:44am - 25 June 2021

Have you discovered the delights of independent businesses in your local town?

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4:02pm - 21 May 2021

Green-fingered volunteers helped plant 5,000 young trees across North Somerset last year as part of our ambitious rewilding project – and more are needed once again.

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3:58pm - 21 May 2021

Volunteers are needed to help inspire North Somerset children to stand up for the planet and become Wild World Heroes.

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3:51pm - 21 May 2021

A crackdown on littering, dog fouling and other anti-social behaviour begins next week across North Somerset.

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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.