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Beach clean dates for Weston

by mikebell on 21 March, 2018

There are a number of beach cleans in Weston over the next few weeks, organised by different groups including the Chamber of Commerce,  the Cleaner Coastlines campaign, Surfers Against Sewage, Friends of Grove Park and the BBC. Sunday 25th March – Keep Britain Tidy litter pick in conjunction with the Friends of Grove Park starting at […]

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Easter fun at The Campus

by mikebell on 20 March, 2018

There is plenty of fun on offer during the coming Easter holidays at The Campus in Weston, including the Castle Kids Club holiday club! The popular ‘Football Fun Days’ run in partnership with Weston Seagulls in the Community are a great opportunity for you to get a real insight into what it takes to make it as […]

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Tackling dog fouling

by mikebell on 20 March, 2018

Thirty people have been reported so far this year for contravening new orders aimed at making public places in North Somerset more welcoming for residents and visitors. Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) were introduced across the district by North Somerset Council at the end of October to tackle anti-social behaviour by individuals or groups of […]

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Easter at St Paul’s Church

by mikebell on 19 March, 2018

There are lots of great events planned at St Paul’s Church this Easter including a Maundy Thursday Meal, Messy Church, Wild Wild Weston Holiday Club and lots more. St Paul’s Church is based in Walliscote Road, Weston near to Clarence Park. You can find out more about their activities here.

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Easter Holidays Pirate Crafts at Weston Museum

by mikebell on 19 March, 2018

Keep your kids busy in the holidays this Easter and join in with some pirate craft and dressing up at Weston Museum! An exciting new exhibition ‘The Art of Self-Expression’ showcases the history of beards and tattoos. In honour of this great display, the Museum team are transforming into pirates (some of the most beardy […]

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Keep up to date with any winter closures

by mikebell on 28 February, 2018

If you want to know the latest on any school, community facility or other closures due to the bad weather over the next few days, please check the council’s website or the relevant website of the service or provider you are interested in. Regular information will also be available via social media channels and the […]

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Share a story on World Book Day

by mikebell on 26 February, 2018

Families and young readers are being invited to enjoy the pleasures of reading and share a story as libraries in North Somerset gear up to celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 1 March. Children from local schools and pre-schools will be welcomed into libraries across North Somerset to enjoy stories in the library. Free Bookstart […]

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Easter railway upgrade

by mikebell on 26 February, 2018

There will be no rail services north of Weston-super-Mare railway station from 30 March (Good Friday) until the early hours of Wednesday 4 April. The station will be open for passengers travelling south towards Taunton and Exeter. Hourly rail replacement bus services will be in operation towards Bristol Temple Meads. More information is available at […]

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Popular voluntary project looking for more leaders

by mikebell on 25 February, 2018

Do you enjoy the outdoors, like working with people and want to be more active in your spare time? If so, a popular scheme which is looking for volunteers could be for you. North Somerset Council’s Health Walks programme has helped more than 6,000 people since it launched over 10 years ago. The scheme relies […]

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Half marathon coming on 18th March

by mikebell on 24 February, 2018

The Weston Super Half Marathon will be taking place on Sunday 18 March. The route starts by the Grand Pier, heads south into Uphill towards Bleadon, then back north along the prom, through the town centre towards Knightstone and finishing on the pier. As a result, rolling road closures around the town centre will be […]

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