Funding secured for Portishead Rail

The re-opening of Portishead’s railway line is back on track after the scheme received more than £31m of funding from the Department for Transport.

A motion blur of a train whizzing by

The funding for MetroWest Phase 1, which includes the reopening of the Portishead to Bristol rail line, was announced last week.

It comes ahead of the submission of a Development Consent Order (DCO) to the Government in July. Continue reading Funding secured for Portishead Rail

Still time to have your say on local health and care services

Mother, baby and a doctor. The baby plays with the stethoscope

Time is running out to comment on how services at Weston General Hospital and other NHS and care services around Weston-super-Mare can be changed and improved.

North Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) wants to ensure local people have the best possible health and care services suitable for their needs now and in the future.

Continue reading Still time to have your say on local health and care services