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.
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.
The buying up of retail premises in a declining market is not a particularly risky move, according to North Somerset Council's leader.
'We cannot let down the future generations' - North Somerset Council declare a 'climate emergency'.
A council tax rise and significant cuts were agreed as North Somerset Council set its budget for 2019/20 this week.
Plans to not reopen Weston's A&E department have been criticised by North Somerset councillors.
A five-day appeal will be held in the spring to determine whether 85 homes will be built in Sandford.
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.
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