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
A spectacular festive wonderland has returned to Weston-super-Mare’s seafront featuring the UK’s largest covered winter ice rink.
Icescape @The Tropicana is now open until Sunday 6 January – and to celebrate we have one family ticket to give away.
Continue reading Win a family ticket to Icescape!
It’s the school holidays next week and lots of spooky fun and adventures can be enjoyed across North Somerset.
Here’s a round-up of some events taking place…
Continue reading Adventures and spooky holiday fun
Big bangs will be heard across the area this coming week as everyone gears up for some fantastic firework displays.
If you’re hosting an event in your own back garden, it’s important to make sure both used and unused fireworks are disposed of properly afterwards.
Continue reading Stay safe with fireworks
Hot air balloons will be illuminated on Weston’s beach next month during a spectacular choreographed night glow.
Up to 30 balloons will line up on the beach and light up the night skies in time to music.
Continue reading Spectacular illuminated night glow comes to Weston
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
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.
Continue reading Red Arrows return and hot air balloons to take off
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.
Continue reading Recycling and waste collection days are changing in June
Collection 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.
Continue reading Collection day changes are coming
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!