Here are some links you might find useful.
North Somerset Council accept on line reports directly from the public. You can report many things - for example a pothole for repair, a missed refuse collection, fly tipping and a range of other issues. You must register an account with them first. Here is their main report page.
You can look at planning applications without registering, you need to know the property address and postcode to search their system here
Buses - look here for live bus times into Bristol at the Station Stop. You can also get other bus information at this site.