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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Ambitious plans to protect jobs and boost economy

Ambitious new plans to protect jobs and boost the economy following the global pandemic have been announced by North Somerset Council.

The council has agreed strategies to rebuild North Somerset’s economy in a sustainable, resilient way that will make a difference to those negatively affected by the coronavirus crisis.

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Buy fresh and unique North Somerset products online

Go shopping for a diverse range of quality products which have been made, grown or produced here in North Somerset from the comfort of your own home.

The Made in North Somerset Marketplace is a new online platform for buying high-quality goods, whether fresh bread, cheese, chocolate, eggs, beer, cider or gin, or unique arts and crafts.

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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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Shop safely as high streets reopen

High streets across North Somerset are busy again after non-essential retail shops reopened and began trading following lockdown.

Retailers have taken extra steps to ensure the safety of staff and customers is maintained so please keep following any instructions and guidance – it’s there to keep you safe.

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More businesses allowed to reopen next week

Lockdown rules are being relaxed from next week so more businesses can reopen their doors and more friends and family can meet up.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Tuesday that certain businesses such as pubs, restaurants and holiday accommodation can open from next Saturday (4 July) as long as they stick to secure guidelines.

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Sustaining the sustainable travel momentum

Cycling and walking became the go-to transport options for many people during lockdown and now businesses are being urged to keep the momentum going.

Match-funded travel grants are now available for businesses in North Somerset to help support the increased interest in sustainable travel.

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