Funding secured for Portishead Rail

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.

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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

Red Arrows return and hot air balloons to take off

Look up to the skies above Weston-super-Mare this weekend for some amazing aerial displays by both aeroplanes and hot air balloons.

Weston Air Festival returns tomorrow (Saturday 23 June) and Sunday (24 June) with a bumper line-up of aerial displays including the Red Arrows, Typhoon, Catalina, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers and more.

A sky full of balloons

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Recycling and waste collection days are changing in June

Recycling and waste collection days are changing in June
Collection days for recycling and waste services are changing next month so keep your eyes peeled for information popping through your letterbox.

North Somerset Council is writing to all residents to let them know what their new arrangements will be from Monday 4 June.

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Collection day changes are coming

An envelope with a calendar and several logos on itCollection days for recycling and waste services are changing across North Somerset so look out for more information coming soon.

From Monday 4 June the majority of residents across the area will have different collections days, as routes are changed to improve the reliability and efficiency of the service.

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Win tickets to Icescape!

Get your skates on for a magical winter experience launching in Weston-super-Mare next week.

Icescape opens at the Tropicana on Friday 3 November with the largest covered real ice rink in the country, a custom-made snow slide, an Arctic-themed igloo bar with frozen tables, food and drink stalls, and festive rides.

Continue reading Win tickets to Icescape!