Next steps for Clevedon scheme to be agreed

Following an independent review of the Clevedon seafront and Hill Road active travel scheme, North Somerset Council’s Executive will meet next week to consider the outcomes of the review and what should happen next. The report for consideration has been published this weeks and makes a number of recommendations for councillors to consider, including: Cllr Hannah Young, Executive Member […]

Engagement announced for public transport improvements in Backwell

Local residents, community groups and businesses are being asked to put their views and comments forward to help shape plans for public transport design improvements for Backwell, North Somerset. Local residents and businesses will receive an invitation to a drop in event where initial concept designs for renovated bus stops, proposed bus priority measures at […]

New pedestrian crossing coming to Weston seafront

A popular road junction in Weston-super-Mare will have a new pedestrian crossing added and its traffic lights refurbished next month as part of North Somerset Council’s ongoing roads maintenance programme. Work will be carried out at the junction of Beach Road and Clarence Road North in Weston-super-Mare. A new pedestrian crossing will be added on […]

North Somerset Council starts major improvement works on bus routes

The first major bus improvement scheme planned for North Somerset is set to begin in Long Ashton next month as part of ambitious bus service improvements which will make bus travel faster, greener, more reliable, convenient, and co-ordinated across the region. The first improvements works of North Somerset Council’s Bus Services Improvement Plan taking place […]

North Somerset school celebrates national green travel award

Becket Primary School in Worle, North Somerset, has achieved a Bronze award for their school travel plan. Modeshift STARS is a nationally recognised scheme that rewards schools who encourage sustainable, active, and safe travel. After consulting with everyone in the school, Becket Primary School have completed more than 15 initiatives like cycle confidence training (Bikeability) […]

Travel improvements in Clevedon, North Somerset to continue

The second stage of a scheme to improve access for pedestrians and cyclists in Clevedon, West Sussex begins in October. Work to The Beach will complement improvements already made to the Hill Road area of town, which will be finished off from this week. The scheme is part of the eagerly anticipated Pier to Pier […]

Pier-to-pier cycle lane work starts in North Somerset

Work has begun to transform North Somerset’s coastline to create a pier-to-pier cycle lane between Clevedon and Weston for walkers, cyclists and horse-riders. The £3 million project is expected to open next summer and will connect to Route 33 – the National Cycle Network between Bristol and Seaton. The scheme has been a long-held ambition […]

Alun Griffiths wins Banwell Bypass contract

North Somerset Council has awarded Welsh-based contractor, Alun Griffiths, the design and build contract for the Banwell Bypass near Weston Super Mare. Plans are for the bypass to help with congestion problems on existing local roads in and around the village of Banwell in the county as well as boost the local community and businesses […]

North Somerset Council scraps plans to close some rural roads to traffic

North Somerset Council has cancelled plans to close some rural roads to traffic. Last month, as reported by Highways News, the council published an order to ban through traffic from a network of 34 lanes in some areas of the county. This was part of plans to provide space on these roads for cyclists and […]


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