Create some bunting, enjoy a 1940s-style afternoon tea and help commemorate the end of World War Two on the continent from your home tomorrow (Friday).
The government had moved the traditional early May bank holiday to tomorrow to mark 75 years since Victory in Europe.
Continue reading Commemorate VE Day 75 at home
Essential council services – such as social care, community meals, waste, recycling and highway maintenance – continue to operate during these challenging times.
Latest updates from North Somerset Council include a temporary lift of the summer beach dog ban in Weston-super-Mare and a request to park considerately:
Continue reading Short term lift of dog ban
More help is at hand for parents and carers who are trying to teach their children at home during the coronavirus crisis.
We are now in week seven of lockdown, term five is well under way, and your children have now been at home for as long as they would have off in the summer holidays.
Continue reading How is home learning going?
It’s important for adults to take care of their minds as well as their bodies during this time.
This isn’t always easy, as frustrations may amplify if you feel confined, but support is out there.
Continue reading Importance of mental wellbeing for adults
A special school in North Somerset has submitted a planning application to build a second site.
Following extensive pre-planning work and consultations last year, Baytree Special School is seeking to build a second site on land adjacent to Brookfield Walk in Clevedon.
Continue reading School submits expansion planning application
Plans to uncover the Iron Age camp in Weston-super-Mare for the first time in 200 years have been delayed because of coronavirus.
Plans include removing vegetation and tree growth at Worlebury Camp Iron Age hillfort to prevent further damage to the Scheduled Monument, which has been on Historic England’s Heritage at Risk Register since 2016.
Continue reading Plans to uncover Iron Age camp delayed
Kind and generous people in North Somerset are urgently needed to make a difference by becoming temporary foster carers during the coronavirus crisis.
Foster carers provide safe, loving, nurturing homes for children or young people, supporting their learning as well as their emotional and social developmental needs.
Continue reading Emergency foster carers urgently needed
Would you like to ask questions directly to North Somerset Council’s executive members?
Regular Facebook Live chats are now taking place, with councillors answering your questions on the social media platform.
Continue reading Ask questions to councillors online
Virtual discos, online lectures and Zoom-based classes have now become the norm as people find new ways to entertain themselves at home and connect with others.
If you want to learn a new skill or go behind the scenes at a local attraction, there is plenty to choose from.
Continue reading Virtual entertainment at your fingertips
Lockdown restrictions in the UK are continuing for at least another three weeks to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.
Strict limits on daily life are continuing because the infection rate has not come down enough yet, the government said yesterday (Thursday).
This means you must continue to stay home as much as possible.
Continue reading Lockdown extended for another three weeks