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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Funding for services in North Somerset will be cut by almost £6million next year, leading to further saving measures.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Free events will take place in Weston and Clevedon next month to help landlords.

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Libraries are holding sessions this week to help people to use the internet more.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

A new chief executive has been appointed by North Somerset Council.

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Friday, September 28, 2018

Council plans to earn millions of pounds by teaming up with another authority to build dozens of homes have been approved.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Contracts worth millions of pounds to create jobs and homes in the Weston-super-Mare villages have been approved by North Somerset Council.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Dozens of homes could be built in Weston to earn North Somerset Council up to £6million.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Investment worth £40million could help secure thousands of new homes and jobs in the Weston villages.

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

North Somerset Council has issued a warning after a fly-tipping incident near a Weston-super-Mare hotel.

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

More people living in North Somerset could be eligible for help in improving their home’s energy efficiency.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

North Somerset Council is celebrating its ‘remarkable’ record in completing planned food safety inspections.

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Services at four children’s centres are likely to be scaled down by North Somerset Council’s executive next week.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Two of the busiest A-roads in the South West could be upgraded after North Somerset Council applied for Government funding to make improvements to public transport routes.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

North Somerset Council will hold an emergency management drop-in session next week.

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Waste collection changes in and around Weston will impact more than 80,000 but could be a ‘huge success story’, the council hopes.

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

A controversial proposal to build 73 homes in Winscombe has been withdrawn.

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

A firm which provides support for victims of domestic abuse has terminated its contract leaving North Somerset Council 45 days to find another provider.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

North Somerset Council is to increase charges for items such as meeting rooms, equipment and children’s birthday parties.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

A 10-year-old Weston girl has been unable to attend school for a month as her disabled mum cannot get her there.

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Monday, February 19, 2018

A ‘comprehensive’ review of North Somerset’s playing fields is being carried out as the district prepares for thousands of new homes to be built over the next two decades.

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Sunday, February 18, 2018

English hubs will be set up across the country and phonics and reading roadshows will be rolled out to improve literacy in schools.

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Sunday, February 4, 2018

A grant of almost £1million has been given to boost plans for more than 1,700 homes and a primary school at Locking Parklands.

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Saturday, February 3, 2018

More than 100 cyclists have had their bikes registered to a national police database to avoid theft.

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

A target to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in North Somerset by half is due to be ratified next week.

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Friday, January 19, 2018

A new charge on developers to help fund infrastructure projects across North Somerset has come into force.

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

North Somerset’s poorest families face being made to ‘pay for the mistakes of the rich’ after the council approved tax changes which could have ‘devastating’ consequences.

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Friday, December 8, 2017

Three new villages on the outskirts of North Somerset could raise an extra £5.4million a year in council tax.

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Saturday, December 2, 2017

Almost 60 per cent of taxpayers’ money will be swallowed up by care services for children and adults in just three years, according to the Local Government Association (LGA).

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

North Somerset Council has started to make plans for next year’s budget, with a council tax rise expected along with potential cuts to children’s centres and nurseries. Although proposals are in their early stages, there is some indication on how next year’s budget could affect people in North Somerset as it needs to save another £10million.

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Friday, November 24, 2017

Unpaid carers in Weston can get advice on a wide range of issues to mark Carers’ Rights Day.

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Extra funds have been given to North Somerset Council to help victims of domestic abuse who have trouble accessing help.

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Friday, November 10, 2017

The amount of money local authorities spent on social care rose by £556million in just one year, according to NHS Digital.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Medication errors, unsafe security practices and missed visits have been reported to North Somerset Council by clients of Notaro Homecare.

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Friday, September 29, 2017

The HR manager responsible for terminating the contract of an ex-council boss who claims she was sacked for speaking out about child sexual exploitation says she was ‘not aware’ any whistleblowing had taken place.

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

‘Complicated’ residents’ permits to allow access to tips have been axed by North Somerset Council.

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Friday, September 8, 2017

Weston hopes to tap into the £1billion national food and drink industry as plans for the FoodWorks SW took a step forward this week.

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Friday, September 1, 2017

The owners of Uphill Manor have moved back into the bed and breakfast a year after a fire tore through the building.

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

A social worker who worked with young offenders has been struck off after being ‘repeatedly dishonest’, failing to turn up to key case meetings and faking records on North Somerset Council’s systems.

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Monday, August 21, 2017

The Mercury launched its new care campaign last week designed to highlight the issues of adult social care and attract more people into the profession.

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Weston-super-Mare’s political parties have started to choose who will represent them in a likely by-election following the sudden death of councillor Derek Mead.

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Saturday, July 15, 2017

A woman from Hutton said she was shocked to receive a letter from the district council which said she had died.

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Monday, June 26, 2017

More than 100 council officers will be capable of fining people committing antisocial acts from October.

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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Some village libraries will see their opening hours cut next month.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

A North Somerset Council employee has been awarded an MBE to recognise her 40-year career in education.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

North Somerset Council spent £19,000 on legal advice and research on devolution before rejecting an offer to be part of the £1.1billion deal.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Almost half a million pounds will be spent upgrading lights at one of North Somerset Council’s office blocks, although a senior councillor says taxpayers will benefit in the long-run.

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Monday, June 5, 2017

North Somerset businessman Derek Mead has been killed in a farming accident, the Mercury understands.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Tensions over Weston-super-Mare’s new parking clampdown rose further this week, with traders hitting out at ‘aggressive’ ticketing and warnings issued over abuse levelled at enforcement staff.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Commercial and personal information belonging to North Somerset taxpayers has not been compromised by cyber attacks this week.

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

School services for children with autism and for those who need additional welfare support in North Somerset could soon be provided from outside the district.

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