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Weston Carnival information

by mikebell on 8 November, 2018

The Weston-super-Mare Carnival will take place on Friday 9 November 2018. The procession starts at 7.15pm and gives an evening of family entertainment and raises money for local charitable causes. There will be around 120 entries (including illuminated floats, marching bands, fancy dress walkers and entertainers) parading through the town. If attending please give generously […]

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Report rogue landlords online

by mikebell on 8 November, 2018

You can now report rogue landlords online as part of a new service available on the council’s website at http://www.n-somerset.gov.uk/roguelandlord which anyone can use to report concerns about the behaviour of a landlord or letting agent, or about a rented property. Other concerns that can be reported online include: – Overcrowding, anti-social behaviour or illegal activities at […]

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SEND plans approved

by mikebell on 8 November, 2018

Councillor Mike Bell said: “It’s really positive news that a government watchdog has approved plans made by North Somerset Council and Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (BNSSG CCG) to improve services for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in North Somerset. “Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) carried […]

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North Somerset remembers

by mikebell on 8 November, 2018

Remembrance Sunday takes on a special significance this year, marking the centenary of the end of hostilities in the First World War. Events commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of the war are taking place throughout North Somerset, culminating in remembrance services across the district on Sunday 11 November. Parades, concerts, exhibitions, memorial walks […]

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Weston-super-Glow

by mikebell on 6 November, 2018

The countdown is on for North Somerset’s first ever Weston-super-Glow on Saturday 17 November. With over 34,000 people having already shown interest in the event on Facebook, it’s shaping up to be potentially one of the largest events for the area this year. The event, organised by North Somerset Council in partnership with Exclusive Ballooning, […]

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Station improvements

by robpayne on 1 November, 2018

Weston Town Council has applied for a grant from GWR’s Customer and Communities Improvement Fund for some improvements to the public space around Weston’s railway station. If successful there could be around £30,000 available to enhance the front and rear entrances, which would be done in conjunction with the changes already taking place to the […]

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Police commissioner visit

by robpayne on 1 November, 2018

Councillor Robert Payne met with the Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens, along with the District Commander for North Somerset and the town centre beat manager this week to discuss police issues in central Weston. They discussed the drugs issues and anti-social behaviour in the town, and the priorities for the police going forward. Robert […]

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Weston-super-Mare will be part of Pages of the Sea, Danny Boyle’s commission for 14-18 NOW to mark the centenary of Armistice Day. On 11 November 2018, the public is invited to gather on beaches across the UK for an informal, nationwide gesture of remembrance for the men and women who left their home shores during […]

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Firework displays around North Somerset 2018

by mikebell on 22 October, 2018

Here are some of the firework displays we know of happening around North Somerset this year. If you know of any others, please do let us know and we’ll include them in our list. Friday November 2: Portishead Town Football Club Firework Spectacular Display times: The display starts at 7.45pm. Ticket prices: Tickets cost £12 […]

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Weston Christmas lights switch on – save the date

by mikebell on 22 October, 2018

Marvin Muoneke aka Marvin The Jazzman, semi-finalist from Britain’s Got Talent 2018, will be delighting the audience with his singing skills and great showmanship at Weston-super-Mare’s Christmas Lights switch on. Please join us on 29th November from 5.00pm for fun and entertainment, lights switch on with the Mayor of Weston-super-Mare and Marvin at 6.00 pm, […]

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