Shops have reopened, pubs are serving again, swimmers are back in the pool and a sense of normality is returning.
We’re now enjoying more opportunities to see friends and family but it’s important to take things slowly as normal life resumes over the coming months.
It’s great to see residents and businesses back in the high streets but we’re encouraging everyone to play their part and continue to reduce the spread of coronavirus.
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Are you meeting up with more friends and relatives now coronavirus restrictions are easing?
If so, free rapid Covid tests which can be done at home are available to put your mind at rest before you see your loved ones.
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Silt has started to be washed away from Marine Lake in Weston-super-Mare in the first phase of a £300,000 rejuvenation of the site.
We want to make it a popular outdoor swimming destination once again and to do this, an estimated 35,000 tonnes of compacted silt needs to be removed.
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Updated calendars for recycling, garden waste and general waste collections can now be downloaded to help you keep on track over the summer.
The new calendars run until the end of September.
Continue reading Download your updated collection calendars
Could your child cycle to school this month?
The UK’s largest cycling, walking, wheeling and scooting competition for primary and secondary schools is now running across the area.
The Big Pedal 2021 runs until Friday 30 April.
Continue reading Big push for pedal power
Tributes continue to be paid to His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, following his death earlier this month.
The funeral took place at Windsor Castle on Saturday, following the duke’s death on 9 April.
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Walking around our local neighbourhoods became a daily habit for many during the pandemic and it continues to be a great way to get some exercise.
National Walking Month takes place next month and our Go4Life team is encouraging people to get out on foot and explore walking routes right from their own front door.
Could you challenge yourself to walk a mile or more every day in May?
Continue reading Explore more on foot this May
Historic Clevedon Pier has been named Pier of the Year for the third time.
The popular North Somerset attraction, the only Grade 1 listed pier in the country, was awarded the accolade by the National Piers Society.
Continue reading Historic Clevedon Pier scoops best gong
Being deaf or hard of hearing can have a significant impact on how you navigate the world but support is available in North Somerset if you need it.
Deaf Awareness Week runs from Monday 3 to Sunday 9 May to raise awareness of the issues.
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Spectacular outdoor theatre and musical performances are set to return to North Somerset this summer as lockdown measures are eased.
Local arts organisation Theatre Orchard has received a grant of £67,037 from the second round of the Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund.
Continue reading Spectacular outdoor theatre set to return