Plans to uncover Iron Age hillfort

Plans to uncover the nationally-significant Iron Age hillfort overlooking Weston-super-Mare are moving forward.

Worlebury Camp has been hidden by trees for 200 years and this vegetation is causing damage to the Scheduled Monument, which is now on Historic England’s Heritage at Risk Register.

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New research highlights hillfort’s national importance

New research has further highlighted the national significance of an Iron Age hillfort and the measures which are needed to protect it.

Worlebury Hillfort, situated on Worlebury Hill overlooking Weston-super-Mare, is designated a Scheduled Monument in recognition of its national importance.

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Have your say on rewilding sites

More habitats are being created across North Somerset to help wildlife flourish and mitigate the effects of climate change – and you can have your say about the sites chosen.

North Somerset Council declared a climate emergency earlier this year and also agreed a rewilding programme, which would increase wildlife and biodiversity by planting trees and allowing grass to grow taller.

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Re-wilding North Somerset

bee on a daisy in a field of wild flowers

Wildflowers will be blooming across North Somerset as part of a re-wilding project to create more habitats for wildlife and help mitigate the effects of climate change.

North Somerset Council declared a Climate Emergency in February and one of the first actions is to identify verges, parks and open spaces across the area where re-wilding can be done.

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