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
Homeowners thinking of major works on their property can find a host of information and advice in a new eBook.
The Guide to Extending Your Home will take you through the building control process and how your project might be affected by building regulations.
Continue reading eBook gives top tips on extending your home
Two important planning documents for North Somerset and the wider region are still open for consultation – but time is running out to have your say.
Consultation on North Somerset Council’s sites and allocations plan and the West of England joint spatial plan both end on Monday (19 December).
Continue reading Still time to have your say on future growth
Creative ideas and ambitious proposals are now being sought to transform Weston’s iconic Tropicana building into a multi-use creative arts and entertainment venue.
North Somerset Council has commissioned the award-winning HemingwayDesign team to help develop a vision to regenerate the former Tropicana site on Weston’s seafront.
Everyone is now invited to read the proposals and have their say about the emerging vision by logging on the new website – www.tropicanafutures.co.uk
Continue reading Have your say on the Tropicana’s future
Sites around Weston-super-Mare’s town centre have been unlocked for development as part of ambitious regeneration plans for the town.
North Somerset Council has been working closely with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) to bring forward several sites as part of its regeneration programme.
Continue reading Key town centre development sites announced
Watch construction get under way at Weston-super-Mare’s major leisure and retail development.
Continue reading See Dolphin Square take shape