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Thursday, April 4, 2019

With less than one month to go until the district goes to the polls, North Somerset Council has revealed today (Thursday) who will be campaigning in each ward for a seat at the table.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Campaigners push for homes to be built on North Somerset’s brownfield sites to protect green spaces.

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Sunday, March 31, 2019

Plans to secure ‘valuable investment’ and transform Weston-super-Mare’s Tropicana into a 9,000- capacity arena have suffered a hammer blow – after a funding bid failed.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Transformational plans which will see tens of millions of pounds invested into Weston-super-Mare Rugby Club’s stadium received a big boost.

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

A new working party to ‘address health and wellbeing issues across Weston’ will be set up.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The new mayor of Weston-super-Mare has been announced.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Vital repair works to Weston-super-Mare’s dilapidated pier, which has been closed since 1994, could finally be carried out.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

A ‘fascinating’ new book exploring Weston’s history was celebrated at its unveiling last week.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Not one councillor from Weston has thus far been allowed to make comments in a review of parking in the town – despite ‘promises’ there would be cross-party involvement.

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Friday, March 15, 2019

More than 2,200 incidents of fly-tipping were reported to North Somerset Council last year, but Government figures show the authority failed to take action against any offenders.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

People from the 53 nations were invited to celebrate Commonwealth Day by North Somerset Council.

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Monday, March 11, 2019

The ‘truly incredible’ transformations of some of Weston’s rough sleepers has spurred volunteers to make the town’s first night assessment centre a permanent fixture.

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Monday, March 11, 2019

A young couple have faced harrowing conditions after sleeping alongside rats, silverfish and the smell of sewerage while living in a damp flat in Weston.

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Sunday, March 10, 2019

Plans to ‘secure the future’ the future of a listed building on Weston seafront by transforming it into housing have been revealed.

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Friday, March 8, 2019

A pothole in Weston-super-Mare was swiftly filled in by North Somerset Council’s highways teams after a cheeky snap comparing it to a boating lake was taken.

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Friday, March 8, 2019

More than half a dozen leases at Weston’s Sovereign Shopping Centre have already expired, and several more will lapse by the end of next year.

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Weston MP John Penrose has criticised a masterplan which will create a ‘new town’ in North Somerset, demanding the proposals focus on tackling the district’s congestion woes instead.

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Campaigners have rubbished claims plans to bulldoze a former pub have been hindered by ‘political pressure’, calling on North Somerset Council to reject the proposals.

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Dog bin collections across the area are finally set to improve.

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

‘We can’t have an all-singing-and-all-dancing’ hospital in Weston, according to a North Somerset councillor.

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Friday, March 1, 2019

New funding arrangements are set to improve support for pupils with special educational needs (SEND).

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Friday, March 1, 2019

‘Nightmare’ traffic-calming measures face being changed because, for almost two years, they have blocked a Worle couple from safely being able to access their home.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Slow developers have cost North Somerset Council millions in bonuses after it was revealed the authority fell short of housing targets.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

The buying up of retail premises in a declining market is not a particularly risky move, according to North Somerset Council’s leader.

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

A primary school has been named the best in North Somerset after earning recognition for its schemes to promote sustainable travel.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

People living unlawfully at a farm dubbed ‘a blot on the landscape’ have been handed eviction notices after years of the occupiers being in limbo.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Camera crews will be spotted across North Somerset soon, as a period drama based on a Jane Austen novel is filmed for national television.

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Monday, February 25, 2019

‘We cannot let down the future generations’ – North Somerset Council declare a ‘climate emergency’.

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Sunday, February 24, 2019

Shoppers have had their say on what shops they would like to see in Weston after it was revealed the town could receive millions to help its struggling High Street.

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Sunday, February 24, 2019

Has the long-awaited redevelopment of Weston’s Dolphin Square given the town a much-needed boost, or has it culminated in something ‘a long way removed from the catalytic change’ promised a decade ago?

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Sunday, February 24, 2019

Plans to build dozens of houses on the outskirts of Weston have been given the green light.

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Saturday, February 23, 2019

Volunteers have slammed ‘ridiculous’ North Somerset Council after it refused to provide them with litter picks on health and safety grounds.

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Friday, February 22, 2019

Weston’s Tropicana has ‘grown in leaps and bounds’ as a ‘diverse’ range of events are planned for the seaside venue.

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Friday, February 22, 2019

An outdoor activity centre will soon offer more kayaking and watersports activities with a move on the horizon.

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Friday, February 22, 2019

A council tax rise and significant cuts were agreed as North Somerset Council set its budget for 2019/20 this week.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

The council’s mental health strategy has undergone a ‘rigorous review’ after a report revealed almost half 
of children in North Somerset 
suffer from mental health problems.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Plans to build a footbridge over the track where Evie Wright was struck by a train had been in the pipeline for almost 20 years.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Weston’s under-pressure small traders are set to receive a timely boost after a cut in business rates was announced.

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Monday, February 18, 2019

A charity is appealing for funding to convert an abandoned building in Weston-super-Mare’s town centre into the UK’s first cannabis education centre.

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Monday, February 18, 2019

The number of people in North Somerset admitted to hospital due to alcohol-related conditions has risen by 30 per cent in the past 10 years.

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

People are pleading for the council to rethink a hike in hire charges after a popular Weston event announced it was in danger of disbanding.

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Defiant villagers remain adamant a pub should not be bulldozed, despite revised plans being tabled.

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Friday, February 15, 2019

North Somerset Council will cease sending rubbish to rot on landfill sites from next year after three new contracts were agreed.

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Friday, February 15, 2019

Political parties have joined together to call on North Somerset Council to declare a ‘climate emergency’.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Plans to build several homes in Churchill have been scrapped after villagers slammed them over safety concerns.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

A ‘harmful’ plan to build homes in Churchill has been torn up by a Government inspector after villagers complained it would ‘spoil the character of the village’.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Plans to build a second motorway junction in Weston and a Banwell bypass have taken a step forward, as an ‘ambitious’ transport masterplan goes under the microscope.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

The former Mooseheart Lodge may be converted into a hotel and glamping site.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

The father of a girl who was killed in a tragic accident on a busy road has demanded a change to the speed limit after Government funding was granted to make the route safer.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

A SpeedWatch group is appealing for volunteers.

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