Coronavirus cases rising in North Somerset

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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Discover North Somerset delights

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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Explore historic buildings virtually

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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Have your say about council services

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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Supporting town centre recovery with £1.7m fund

Vacant retail space in Weston-super-Mare is set to be transformed into a multitude of uses for the community thanks to a £1.7m grant.

Weston General Stores is the new project which will turn vacant space into workplaces for entrepreneurs and trading space for retailers, as well as offering business support and skills, learning and employability opportunities for local people.

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