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
Days are getting longer and hopefully the weather will soon be warmer so now could be the time to get your bicycle out of hibernation.
Cycling is a quick and convenient way to get out and about in your local area but it can be very frustrating if you’re unlucky enough to have your bike stolen.
Continue reading Simple steps to avoid getting your bike stolen
A stretch of road through Banwell is set to be improved next week.
The A371 is having some preparatory work done to it ahead of further surface improvements next year, as part of North Somerset Council’s commitment to maintaining the area’s roads.
Continue reading Road gets a revamp
A 7.5 tonne weight limit is being introduced on a busy bridge in Weston-super-Mare from tomorrow (Friday 21 December) due to safety concerns.
An inspection found significant defects to the Winterstoke Road bridge, which runs over the main Bristol to Taunton railway line.
Continue reading Weight limit on busy bridge starts tomorrow
Schools across North Somerset are invited to sign up to a new initiative which encourages their pupils to walk to school.
Up to 15 schools in the area can take part in WOW – The Year-Round Walk to School Challenge.
Continue reading Schools needed for walking challenge
Here are the top tips to see the Tour of Britain in person or from the comfort of your own home…
Continue reading Where to see it
Free bike security and information roadshows are taking place across North Somerset this autumn.
During these free events, you can get your bike registered with a security stamp as well as receive advice and information about local cycle routes.
Thanks to the Department for Transport’s Access Fund for Sustainable Travel, marking kits – which usually retail for £19.99 – are being offered for free.
Continue reading Free bike register events
Cycle clubs and special events take place regularly across North Somerset and the wider area for people to meet like-minded cyclists and enjoy communal rides.
Continue reading Cycle clubs and special events
Over £600,000 of improvements work is being carried out this month as part of North Somerset Council’s ongoing commitment to investing in the area’s roads.
The council’s August road surface treatment programme includes both surface dressing and micro asphalt works to fill minor surface irregularities and restore surface condition on 26 of the area’s roads, which adds up to just under 119,000m2 of roads being treated.
Continue reading Roads: the truth about surface dressing