North Somerset Council has defended its decision to purchase the Sovereign Shopping Centre despite its anchor retail unit announcing it is set to close.
Weston-super-Mare’s business bosses and politicians have criticised Marks & Spencer’s (M&S) proposed closure of its High Street shop.
North Somerset councillors have slammed a ‘heavy-handed’ move by its executive to hire two new parking officers who are expected to issue fines totalling £120,000.
A 37-home estate will be built after councillors approved a planning application which they rejected in December.
Plans to fill vacant units at Weston’s Sovereign Shopping Centre got people talking on social media.
An initiative to help reduce social isolation has been launched in Uphill.
Health chiefs have been warned not to ‘betray’ Weston and cut access to emergency care in the town.
Weston Town Council has taken steps to empty overflowing dog bins across the town ‘before there is another public health emergency’.
A shop in Weston is in danger of closing for good after a lack of trade and footfall has affected the business.
Negotiations to fill all the vacant units at Weston-super-Mare’s Sovereign Shopping Centre are underway, and designs to upgrade the building are in development, says North Somerset Council.
Plans to expand Bristol Airport, which will see millions more passengers fly each year, have been met with a mixed reaction from Weston Mercury readers.
Traffic delays and disruptions to funeral services have marred the multi-million pound expansion of Weston Crematorium.
Plans to build a block of flats and to convert two guest houses into flats have been submitted to North Somerset Council.
The district’s mobile library service has amended its opening times for 2019.
Officers have reported a sharp increase in antisocial behaviour in Weston town centre over the past year.
Round-the-clock refuelling will not take place at the site of Cleeve’s Lord Nelson if it is demolished after council officers raised concerns.
North Somerset Council needs more volunteers to lead a number of group walks in its healthy lifestyle scheme.
North Somerset Council has launched an appeal to seek out new foster parents who can take care of children in the district.
Plans to convert a vacant shop into a temporary artist’s studio in Weston look set to be approved by the area’s unitary council.
An extra £4million will be spent on elderly people care next year.
A consultation is being carried out to improve the way funding is allocated to help pupils with special educational needs and disabilities.
A golf club which has gone ‘from strength to strength’ off the course has launched plans to bolster its offering of ‘luxury’ accommodation.
As many as 26 households with children will be ‘homeless’ this Christmas.
A network which promises to ‘fill a gap’ in mental health provision has had its contract extended for three more years.
A former factory will not be replaced by housing in the immediate future after councillors refused the proposal.
A coastal walking and cycling route connecting Brean to Clevedon will be joined up, but there are still ‘funding hurdles’ to overcome.
Huge lorries face having to travel down Weston-super-Mare seafront after one of the town’s busiest bridges was found to be at risk of collapsing.
Shoppers will be able to park in Weston-super-Mare for free in the run-up to Christmas.
People in North Somerset are being urged to take a free HIV test.
A long-awaited parking review has begun to try to address the problems in Weston town centre.
Funding for services in North Somerset will be cut by almost £6million next year, leading to further saving measures.
Free events will take place in Weston and Clevedon next month to help landlords.
Libraries are holding sessions this week to help people to use the internet more.
A new chief executive has been appointed by North Somerset Council.
Council plans to earn millions of pounds by teaming up with another authority to build dozens of homes have been approved.
Contracts worth millions of pounds to create jobs and homes in the Weston-super-Mare villages have been approved by North Somerset Council.
Dozens of homes could be built in Weston to earn North Somerset Council up to £6million.
Investment worth £40million could help secure thousands of new homes and jobs in the Weston villages.
North Somerset Council has issued a warning after a fly-tipping incident near a Weston-super-Mare hotel.
More people living in North Somerset could be eligible for help in improving their home’s energy efficiency.
North Somerset Council is celebrating its ‘remarkable’ record in completing planned food safety inspections.
Services at four children’s centres are likely to be scaled down by North Somerset Council’s executive next week.
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.
North Somerset Council will hold an emergency management drop-in session next week.
Waste collection changes in and around Weston will impact more than 80,000 but could be a ‘huge success story’, the council hopes.
A controversial proposal to build 73 homes in Winscombe has been withdrawn.
A firm which provides support for victims of domestic abuse has terminated its contract leaving North Somerset Council 45 days to find another provider.
North Somerset Council is to increase charges for items such as meeting rooms, equipment and children’s birthday parties.
A 10-year-old Weston girl has been unable to attend school for a month as her disabled mum cannot get her there.
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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