Confirmed cases of coronavirus are increasing in North Somerset so everyone needs to do their bit to help prevent the spread of infection.
During the summer there were very low case rates locally but earlier this week North Somerset had the highest rate of confirmed cases in the South West, 20.5 per 100,000 population.
This is slightly above the national average of 16 per 100,000 people.
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North Somerset is special – we love it and want to showcase everything it has to offer.
This month North Somerset Council has launched its ‘We ♥ North Somerset’ campaign to champion the natural environment, rich history, local events and businesses that make the area so special.
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Ambitious new plans to protect jobs and boost the economy following the global pandemic have been announced by North Somerset Council.
The council has agreed strategies to rebuild North Somerset’s economy in a sustainable, resilient way that will make a difference to those negatively affected by the coronavirus crisis.
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Explore historic buildings, enjoy free entertainment and hear stories about places in North Somerset during a week-long festival to celebrate local heritage.
Heritage Open Days is a national event to showcase places of historic and architectural interest, natural beauty spots, and reveal stories and history.
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Go shopping for a diverse range of quality products which have been made, grown or produced here in North Somerset from the comfort of your own home.
The Made in North Somerset Marketplace is a new online platform for buying high-quality goods, whether fresh bread, cheese, chocolate, eggs, beer, cider or gin, or unique arts and crafts.
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More spaces and places continue to reopen in North Somerset…
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Pupils are now settling back into the classroom but children at one primary school in Weston-super-Mare have a whole new building to explore.
Parklands Educate Together Primary School, at Parklands Village, opened to pupils for the first time on Monday.
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Would you like to give your opinion about council services and get directly involved in decision making?
Residents, students and workers in North Somerset are being invited to join the new citizens’ panel – a group of volunteers who give regular feedback on services and issues to help shape the future of the area.
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September is a time for new beginnings and fresh starts – and that could include your health too.
The government recently launched its Better Health campaign, helping people kick-start and improve their health and wellbeing.
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Leisure centres provide a vital service in local communities, giving people a dedicated space to accomplish their health goals.
North Somerset Council has therefore joined other local authorities from across the South West to call on the Government to provide funding to safeguard the future of leisure centres.
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