Good listeners who could provide emotional support for people in distress or despair are needed to help lend an ear.
The Weston-super-Mare and North Somerset branch of Samaritans, based in the High Street near Grove Park, is looking for more people to help carry out its valuable work.
Continue reading Good listeners needed to lend an ear
Warmer weather means more opportunities to get out and explore the local area, with lots of events for all the family.
Here is a short selection of some things coming up soon…
Continue reading More outdoor events to enjoy this spring
The roadmap out of lockdown has been revealed but we must all continue to play our part to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday we now know the plan to ease the country out of lockdown.
Continue reading The pathway out of lockdown
Millions of pounds will be invested in projects across North Somerset to help make the area a more attractive place to live and visit.
On Tuesday, councillors set the budget for the financial year ahead and outlined how North Somerset Council will retain, protect and improve services.
Continue reading Creating a strong financial footing
An annual charge is coming to garden waste collections in North Somerset from April.
If you’re currently registered for the garden waste service, look out for a letter arriving next week explaining the new charge and what to do next.
Continue reading Changes coming to garden waste collections
Are you an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen living in North Somerset?
There are now only four months left until the deadline for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Continue reading EU settlement scheme deadline approaches
Would you like to have your say and be counted in the coming weeks?
More opportunities are coming to help shape local services…
Continue reading Make your voice heard
Arts and culture can do wonders for our mental health and wellbeing.
As the lockdown continues for another few weeks, here’s the lowdown on some upcoming events you could get involved in…
Continue reading Nurturing arts and culture this spring
Staying at home is best thing we can do to protect ourselves, our loved ones and the NHS, as the coronavirus pandemic enters its most dangerous phase.
The NHS is at its most critical point in its Covid response, with the disease still spreading fast before the effects of the first vaccinations can be felt.
Continue reading Stay at home to save lives
Essential council services have continued throughout the pandemic and this will not change during the latest lockdown.
Recycling and waste are still collected from the kerbside, social care is provided for adults and children, roads are repaired and gritted, and community meals are delivered, among many others
Continue reading Impact on council services