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Moor Lane Bridge Permanent Closure

by tinaroberts on 11 February, 2017

North Somerset Council closed Moor Lane Bridge, which passes over the railway line, last July because repairs to the ‘deteriorating’ embankments would have cost in the region of £100,000 and North Somerset conservative councillors felt that these improvements “could not be justified”. There was a local outcry and residents cut away the heavy blockades in […]

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South Worle LibDems will be holding North Somerset to account as it becomes clear that the proposed rail electrification is ‘on hold’, possibly to 2024. There will can be no excuses for delaying the reinstatement of Moor Lane Bridge as North Somerset Council members are fully aware of central government plans to axe this funding. […]

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Congratulations to Baroness Grender and Tom Brake MP on leading the way to ensure a full ban on letting agents fees for tenants. With a higher than average percentage of rented housing in the ward at 26%, South Worle residents stand to gain more than most areas but letting agents and landlords are not so […]

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NEW TOWN CENTRE VISION DOCUMENT – HAVE YOUR SAY

by tinaroberts on 24 November, 2016

In March 2015 North Somerset Council published the Prospectus for Change. This document set out ambitious plans for Weston town centre to create a lively university town where people want to live, learn and spend their leisure time. The vision aims to deliver a stronger, vibrant and prosperous town centre better equipped to deal with current and future […]

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Should Moor Lane Bridge Close to Cars?

by tinaroberts on 26 August, 2016

Moor Lane bridge has been shut for a month as work is undertaken to strengthen the structure. It will only remain open for pedestrians and cyclists. During this experimental closure heavier blockades have had to be moved into place as local residents have taken action to cut the plastic ties and access the bridge with vehicles.

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The former chair of governors David Elliott, who resigned in May, knew things had to change in September 2015 and began to turn plans into action. Mr Elliott says despite approaches to Weston MP John Penrose and the Department for Education, they were left waiting for help which never came.

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Thousands of GP patients in South Worle have a secure future after NHS England approved a merger of Worle Medical Centre with Cedars Surgery in the face of a national crisis in GP recruitment. What a success story for the residents of Worle to be cared for by a local family with the passion to […]

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Your Waste is Getting Expensive!

by tinaroberts on 13 August, 2016

Liberal Democrats have warned that plans by the Conservative-run authority to reduce opening hours and introduce charges for so-called DIY waste will make life more difficult for Worle’s local residents and discourage the responsible disposal of rubbish.

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