Would you like to give your views on the future of both the natural and built environment in North Somerset?
Engaging with local communities is one of the priorities of North Somerset Council as it aims to be an open organisation, so here are two consultations currently running for you to have your say:
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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
New orders to help tackle anti-social behaviour and make public spaces more welcoming are being proposed.
North Somerset Council is planning to introduce a number of new and amended
Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) in response to concerns from residents and businesses about community safety issues in their area.
Continue reading Have your say on new anti-social behaviour orders
Fly tipping is anti-social behaviour and blights our beautiful countryside so the council needs your help to stamp it out.
Fly tipping is the illegal dumping of waste and North Somerset Council will investigate all incidents reported to it and prosecute when it has evidence.
Continue reading Help stamp out fly tipping
Rewilding means leaving nature to its own devices and letting it flourish – and it’s an important step in helping to mitigate the effects of climate change.
North Somerset Council launched its rewilding project earlier this year and it has now teamed up with BBC’s Rob Pilley to explain exactly what it is in this
Continue reading The importance of rewilding
Would you like to have a say on how North Somerset grows and develops over the coming decades?
There is still time to comment on the second stage of consultation for North Somerset Council’s new
Local Plan, the Choices for the Future consultation.
Continue reading Still time to have your say on area’s future
Returning to lockdown could be a real challenge for many people, especially with shorter winter days and a lack of sunlight.
Physical and mental health go hand-in-hand so it’s important to keep getting exercise even if gyms are closing and it’s dark by 5pm.
Continue reading Keep mind and body well during winter lockdown
More green-fingered volunteers are needed to help plant 20,000 trees across North Somerset this winter as part of the council’s rewilding programme.
Work will start in November and numbers are restricted to comply with Covid-19 health and safety guidelines so pre-register if you’d like to take part.
Continue reading More volunteers needed to help plant 20,000 trees
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.
Continue reading Discover North Somerset delights
With a few more weeks of summer left, there is still time to discover what’s on your doorstep and be a tourist in your own area.
North Somerset has beautiful beaches, stunning countryside and historic towns and villages, so you don’t have to go far for an enjoyable day out.
Continue reading Enjoy summer in North Somerset safely