Concerns have been raised about a lack of Government funding to help schools put in place Covid-19-secure measures in preparation for students’ return in September.

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Weston Travelodge has reopened following its temporary closure as a result of Covid-19.

Saturday, July 11, 2020

People are being urged to respect open spaces after North Somerset Council has seen a rise in ‘significant damage’ and littering across the district.

Friday, July 10, 2020

No more cases of coronavirus have been recorded in North Somerset over the last 24 hours, official figures show.

Friday, July 10, 2020

A second pub in a seaside town has shut after a customer tested positive for coronavirus.

Friday, July 10, 2020

Country Court care and nursing homes have been declared Covid-19-free after tests on staff and residents.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

A Rotary Club of a Mendip member has donated 70 takeaway meals to NHS staff, care home employees and other essential workers.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Plans to create a permanent community shop in a Somerset village have prevailed.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Police have charged a man from Highbridge with the murder of Paul Wells.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

A woman has sustained serious injuries after falling from a roof in Weston yesterday (Monday).

Monday, July 6, 2020

A woman has fallen from the roof of an address in Weston today (Monday).

Thursday, July 2, 2020

A 30-year-old man from Weston has been charged with murder following the death of Mikhail Hanid.

Thursday, July 2, 2020

North Somerset Council has reopened its Small Business Grants Discretionary Fund.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The family of a man who died yesterday (Tuesday) after being injured in Weston at the weekend have issued a tribute to remember a ‘kind and gentle person’.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

A detailed plan revealing how North Somerset will respond if a local outbreak of coronavirus occurs has been published.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The family of a man found dead in Highbridge last week have issued a tribute to a ‘loving son, brother, uncle, nephew, godfather, cousin and friend’.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

A town has pedestrianised its high street in a bid to attract people to shop locally to help its economy recover from the impact of Covid-19.

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Weston Coastguard saw its call-outs double during the sunniest and driest May on record in comparison with last year.

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Almost £200,000 worth of government funding will be invested into safe trading practices for businesses in high streets and other retail areas.

Friday, June 19, 2020

Schools across the area are preparing to reopen to select year groups after being closed to the vast majority of students since March due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Thursday, June 18, 2020

The number of people claiming unemployment benefits nearly doubled in the district in May compared with the month prior, figures reveal.

Thursday, June 18, 2020

The Mendip Hills AONB young rangers are due to complete their first year of the programme.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

A man who made threats to kill three men has been sentenced to more than two years in prison.

Monday, June 15, 2020

No more cases of coronavirus have been recorded in North Somerset, the latest official figures show.

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Hospitality and leisure businesses are preparing to reopen in July.

Friday, June 12, 2020

A double-decker bus caught fire on the M5 between junction 21 in Weston and junction 22 in Burnham this afternoon (Friday). 
The blaze caused smoke to cover all lanes of the M5 and five fire engines from Cheddar, Burnham and Bridgwater attended the incident on the northbound carriageway of the motorway, which caused huge tailbacks at the scene. 
Eye-witness Mark Kidner, from Mark, was driving home from Bristol when he saw smoke.

Friday, June 12, 2020

Two men and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of intent to supply cocaine.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Shops across Sedgemoor are getting ready to reopen to the public next week.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Community groups in North Somerset can claim a share of a health and wellbeing fund worth £360,000.

Monday, June 8, 2020

One the UK’s largest supermarkets has lodged an appeal over plans to build new homes on village land once earmarked for a new store.

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