A 7.5 tonne weight limit is being introduced on a busy bridge in Weston-super-Mare from tomorrow (Friday 21 December) due to safety concerns.
An inspection found significant defects to the Winterstoke Road bridge, which runs over the main Bristol to Taunton railway line.
Continue reading Weight limit on busy bridge starts tomorrow
Revellers in Weston-super-Mare are being asked ‘Don’t be a Dick’ as their Christmas celebrations get under way.
North Somerset Council and Avon and Somerset Police have teamed up again to run the ‘Dick and Franny’ campaign in a bid to make drinkers think about their behaviour during nights out over the festive period.
Continue reading Don’t be a Dick this Christmas
Could you make fostering your New Year’s resolution for the coming year?
Families across North Somerset are needed to provide a loving home for local children in care.
Continue reading Could you be a foster carer?
If you know someone who freelances, works from home or needs stylish office space – a voucher for desk space at Weston’s creative hub could be the perfect gift.
The Stable, in Wadham Street, is the co-working space with shared and private work spaces, offices and meeting rooms.
Continue reading Give the gift of co-working
Do you or a loved-one use North Somerset’s mobile library service?
A new timetable is coming in for the New Year so check when the bus will be rolling into your village.
Continue reading Changes to mobile library routes
Try a gym or swim class for just £1 in Portishead and Nailsea to help kick start a healthy 2019.
Places Leisure, which runs Parish Wharf leisure centre in Portishead and Strode leisure centre in Nailsea, is offering swim and gym classes for just £1 between Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 9 January.
Continue reading Try a gym class for £1!
If you’ve had one too many mince pies already this festive season there are lots of opportunities to stretch your legs and burn off a few calories.
Some of the highlights include… Continue reading Fun ways to burn off the Christmas bloat
Portishead marathon man Ben Smith is heading to America for a mighty new challenge – and you can take up your own endeavour to help support him.
Ben ran 401 marathons in 401 days between 2015 and 2016 and raised more than £330,000 for two anti-bullying charities. Continue reading Portishead marathon man heading to America
Lots of fun family activities are taking place across North Somerset over the next couple of weeks.
Watch a festive family show, see some wonderful fireworks, or get on the rink to try ice skating.
Continue reading Theatre treats and festive cheer
A spectacular festive wonderland has returned to Weston-super-Mare’s seafront featuring the UK’s largest covered winter ice rink.
Icescape @The Tropicana is now open until Sunday 6 January – and to celebrate we have one family ticket to give away.
Continue reading Win a family ticket to Icescape!