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Welcome to North Somerset. Whether your business is already based here or you are looking to invest, this site offers useful information on business support, the local economy and life in this great area, strategically located at the gateway to the South West of England and part of the highly successful Bristol and Bath 'City Region'.

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Our role is to support the development of North Somerset as a significant business location.  By delivering projects and programmes which stimulate growth, investment and higher productivity, we aim to transform the economic fortunes of our businesses and secure improved living standards for our residents.

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Gorwydd Caerphilly is an unpasteurised cow’s milk cheese made to a traditional farmhouse recipe. It is made by Todd and Maugan Trethowan and their team on Puxton Court Farm in Hewish, North Somerset. The cheese has not always been made in North Somerset, however. When Todd originally started to make it over twenty years ago, he converted old farm buildings on the family hill farm in West Wales, and it is there that the business began to grow.

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“Nationally significant” rail scheme on track for Portishead

13th November, 2019

Getting the train to Bristol is another step closer for people in Portishead. The application for a Development Consent Order for the £116m MetroWest phase 1 scheme is being submitted ...

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