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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Comment on proposed budget and corporate plan

Would you like to give feedback on North Somerset Council’s proposed budget for the upcoming financial year?

The annual budget is set in February and there are still a few days remaining of the public consultation if you would like to have your say on the proposals put forward.

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How do you travel to work?

Organisations in North Somerset are being invited to sign up to an annual travel survey and help shape local transport policy.

The Travelwest Travel to Work survey takes place in March to find out how people across the West of England commute to work.

The data gathered will help plan future transport and housing needs.

If you’d like your organisation to take part, you can pre-register before Monday 3 February at www.travelwest.info/preregistration

The short survey runs for one week every March. Organisations will receive…

  • a free tailored report on how staff travel to work (if more than 30 people respond)
  • the opportunity to add in additional questions specific to your business
  • promotional materials and the survey link in advance.

Staff could also win great prizes for participating.

For more information email sustainable.travel@n-somerset.gov.uk

Get free building advice from the experts

Extending, renovating or converting your home to suit your needs can be a big job – so you want to make sure it’s done right.

Any alterations need to adhere to building regulations so North Somerset Council’s building control team is helping to make the process more straightforward by offering free advice drop-in sessions.

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Have your say on special school expansion

A girl with Downs Syndrome with her thumbs upHave your say on proposals to expand a North Somerset special school when a consultation opens next week.

From next Thursday (19 September) you can have your say on proposals to expand Baytree Special School in Weston-super-Mare from 72 to 120 places, and onto a second site.

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