Chance to comment on Bristol Airport’s expansion appeal

Bristol Airport’s appeal against North Somerset Council’s rejection of its expansion plans will be heard in the summer – and you can once again have your say.

North Somerset Council rejected the airport’s expansion application in March but Bristol Airport lodged an appeal against this decision with the government’s Planning Inspectorate.

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Still time to have your say on area’s future

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.

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Join the conversation on North Somerset’s future

 

Have your say on how North Somerset will grow and develop over the coming decades.

North Somerset Council is developing a new Local Plan for the area and the next stage gets under way next month.

The new plan will identify where development can and cannot take place and guide investment and funding for the infrastructure which will support new housing, jobs, transport and community facilities until 2038.

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North Somerset’s newest primary school welcomes pupils

Pupils are now settling back into the classroom but children at one primary school in Weston-super-Mare have a whole new building to explore.

Parklands Educate Together Primary School, at Parklands Village, opened to pupils for the first time on Monday.

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New future for historic Birnbeck Pier

Lifeboats could launch from historic Birnbeck Pier once again as the RNLI looks to take ownership of the dilapidated Victorian site.

The RNLI is looking to return to the Grade II* listed pier and Birnbeck Island in Weston-super-Mare, which it first moved onto in 1882.

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New conservation area in North Somerset

A new conservation area now covers the North Somerset village of Churchill to help protect its special architectural and historic interest.

Local residents asked for the conservation area to be created and, working with Churchill parish council, it was adopted by North Somerset Council in January.

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