Community-led cultural activities will be brightening up Weston-super-Mare’s town centre thanks to new funding from Historic England.
Weston is one of 60 towns across the country to share a £6m pot of funding to create and deliver cultural projects which reach out to diverse communities.
Continue reading Funding granted for three year cultural project
A crackdown on littering, dog fouling and other anti-social behaviour begins next week across North Somerset.
We’ve teamed up with a private company to issue £75 fixed penalty notices to anyone seen breaching our public space protection orders.
Continue reading Crackdown on littering and dog fouling begins next week
Green-fingered volunteers helped plant 5,000 young trees across North Somerset last year as part of our ambitious rewilding project – and more are needed once again.
Covid restrictions meant the volunteer sessions had to stop but now that lockdown is easing, there will be more opportunities to get involved.
Continue reading More rewilding volunteers needed
There are just over five weeks left to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme.
If you’re an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, you and your family can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living in the UK after the deadline of Wednesday 30 June.
Continue reading Time running out on EU Settlement Scheme
Nearly 40,000 households in North Somerset have now signed up to the new annual chargeable garden waste collection service.
From Monday (24 May) only addresses which have signed up to the new service will have their garden waste collected.
Continue reading Permits needed for garden waste collections from next week
Lockdowns and restrictions to fight Covid-19 have had unprecedented impact on businesses throughout the area.
We’ve been offering free advice and guidance as well as developing new initiatives to help businesses during this exceptionally challenging time.
Continue reading Get the business support you’re entitled to
Volunteers are needed to help inspire North Somerset children to stand up for the planet and become Wild World Heroes.
The Reading Agency has joined forces with the World Wildlife Fund for this year’s nature themed Summer Reading Challenge.
Continue reading Inspire children to be Wild World Heroes
Do you need help deciding what steps to take next in your employment or training?
New Employment and Skills Hubs are now open in our libraries to offer impartial advice for job seekers.
Continue reading Employment and training advice hubs now open
The commitment, passion and dedication of foster carers are being celebrated during this year’s Foster Care Fortnight.
The special fortnight, which runs until Sunday (23 May), is a chance for a light to shine on the fantastic work of foster carers, professionals and campaigners in providing brighter futures for our local children.
Continue reading Help create a brighter future through fostering