Ambitious proposals to make walking and cycling a more natural transport choice for residents and visitors to North Somerset have moved a step closer.

With pumpkin fest on the horizon, Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm welcomed back Luke Downs and his giant pumpkins to the zoo.

A pumpkin trail will take place around Nailsea this week.

Halloween thrills and chills will be screened at Clevedon’s cinema this week.

North Somerset Council will ensure that no child goes hungry this half-term following the Government’s decision to withdraw funding for free school meals outside term time.

Plans to bring new parking charges to Clevedon, Portishead and Nailsea have been put on hold.

More homes could be built on land that is already earmarked for more than 40 affordable houses.

The Royal British Legion (RBL) will move into the YMCA unit in Clevedon for two weeks during its poppy appeal.

Weston Quarry to host Halloween events

Thursday, October 22, 2020

A number of spooky family events will be held at Weston Town Quarry for Halloween.

Poppies will still be sold in a village this year.

Christmas market going virtual

Friday, October 16, 2020

St Peter’s Hospice will take its annual Christmas market online this year, with a digital market on Facebook.

A Portishead snooker player who won his first two matches as a professional celebrated the biggest payday of his snooker career at the English Open in Milton Keynes.

A Wraxall zoo is preparing for Halloween with plenty of treats in store.

The first phase of a road improvement programme will begin this week.

Zoo photograph wins award

Thursday, October 15, 2020

A photo of a Siamang gibbon with a heart-shaped nose captured the hearts of the public on social media during lockdown.

A father and son who walked the virtual London Marathon raised hundreds of pounds for charity.

Show home opens in village

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

A show home is now open in a village development.

North Somerset’s MP, Dr Liam Fox, is out of the running for becoming the next director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Online events raising awareness of hate crime will be taking place in North Somerset next week during hate crime awareness week.

Campaigners are ‘appalled’ by Bristol Airport’s attempt to buy 22 pieces of land near the site.

Young musician wins award

Thursday, October 8, 2020

A young musician from Congresbury has received an award in recognition of outstanding musical talent.

New farm shop opens at zoo

Thursday, October 8, 2020

A new farm shop has opened at a Wraxall zoo.

A leading health club and spa has been passed safe to trade following an in-depth audit by a Government-backed health and safety group.

Poetry-lovers have a treat in store next week when American poet Christina Thatcher takes to the Zoom stage for a Speakeasy evening of shared readings.

Neighbourhood police have submitted a fixed penalty notice for a man who visited three pubs in North Somerset when he should have been self-isolating following his return from holiday abroad.

A patient has criticised their GP surgery after they were unable to get a flu jab at their local practice.

A long-awaited project to build a new village community hall has suffered another setback.

Together with local authorities across the South West, North Somerset Council is calling on the Government to provide funding to safeguard the future of leisure centres.

A runner will take part in the first virtual Virgin Money London Marathon to raise money for Weston Hospicecare.

A park and ride car park could be built near Bristol Airport.

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