North Somerset is a unitary authority area in the south west of England, which covers part of the area known as the ceremonial county of Somerset, but is administered separately to that non-metropolitan county. The area borders the local government areas of Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, Mendip and Sedgemoor, and includes the parliamentary constituencies of North Somerset and Weston Super Mare, the town in which the administrative centre of the district is also found.

The History And Naming Of North Somerset

The district as it is today came into being on the 1st April 1974 as one of the hundreds of changes to local government which followed the passage of the Local Government Act in 1972, but for the first 24 years of its existence it was known as the Woodspring District. After this time however, the government proposed that the new unitary area be known as “North West Somerset” from 1 April 1996. This was rejected by the council in favour of the name of North Somerset and so this was the moniker that was widely used. Whether that was the area’s official name remained up in the air until 2005 however, when the council finally passed an official resolution to eliminate all doubt.

Modern Day North Somerset

The district of North Somerset, as it is today, covers an area of approximately 145 square miles (380 square km) and has a resident population of 193,000 people, living in 85,000 households, according to the latest available census data. This means that the area has an approximate population density of around 1331 per square mile and it is this relatively high density which makes it pertinent for us to discuss personal injury compensation claims North Somerset residents.

Personal Injury Claims in North Somerset

Personal injury claims, North Somerset based or not, result from incidents where somebody is injured due directly to the actions of another party and these incidents are clearly more common in areas of greater population density. This is why it is important for you to understand claims North Somerset residents. And one of the most crucial things to know is who you can trust to handle your claim if you pursue one.

Accident Advice Helpline

Accident Advice Helpline are personal injury specialists who have years of experience at handling all manner of claims. And it is this which makes them the ones to trust if you want to pursue your own compensation claim proceedings. Their team of friendly and professional telephone advisers are ready, willing and able to assist you 24 hours a day and seven days a week, if you call either 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you are using your mobile phone rather than a land line. Calls to our helpline are free and are no obligation, so why not call today and get answers to all of your questions.

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