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.
Continue reading Get free building advice from the experts
Have 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.
Continue reading Have your say on special school expansion
A repairs notice has been served to the private owner of Weston’s derelict Birnbeck Pier.
North Somerset Council, working with Historic England, has exhausted all other options to encourage the owner – CNM Estates – to improve the condition of the historic pier.
Continue reading Birnbeck Pier owner served repairs notice
Have your say on plans to improve public access and create the North Somerset section of an iconic walking route.
Natural England is planning to open the 48-mile stretch of coast between Aust in South Gloucestershire to Brean Down.
Continue reading Comment on coast path proposals
Residents and businesses are invited to have their say on multi-million pound transport plans for Weston-super-Mare town centre.
Highways and transport improvements are proposed for Station Road, Walliscote Road and Alexandra Parade thanks to a £4.45m grant from the Department for Transport and Local Growth Fund.
Continue reading Have your say on proposed road scheme
The re-opening of Portishead’s railway line is back on track after the scheme received more than £31m of funding from the Department for Transport.
The funding for MetroWest Phase 1, which includes the reopening of the Portishead to Bristol rail line, was announced last week.
It comes ahead of the submission of a Development Consent Order (DCO) to the Government in July. Continue reading Funding secured for Portishead Rail
Have your say on how you move around North Somerset and help shape how transport schemes are prioritised in the coming years.
The draft Joint Local Transport Plan (JLTP4) needs your involvement before it is finalised.
Continue reading Tell us your top future transport priorities
Instagram users in Nailsea, Backwell, Churchill or Banwell are being invited to take snaps of what they value in their local area to share on the app.
Long-term proposals are being developed for new homes and major transport improvements in North Somerset and the landscape of these areas could change in the future.
Continue reading Calling all North Somerset Instagram users!
Planning pages of North Somerset Council’s website have now been updated to be more user-friendly and reliable.
Information on the planning pages is clearly laid out so residents and consultees can see at a glance what the application is about.
Continue reading Planning web pages updated
Consultation has opened this week on the latest developments for re-opening the Portishead branch line.
North Somerset Council is working with the other West of England councils on the ambitious programme of rail improvements, known as MetroWest.
Continue reading Have your say on Portishead Rail proposals