21st May 2019
  • Local News

    Exciting future for Priorswood Library

    Celebrations took place last week (Friday 17 May) after Priorswood Library’s long-term future was confirmed with the signing of a Community Library Partnership. Library friends, partners, school and nursery children and staff joined together at [...]
  • Local News

    Roadside grass cutting season is underway

    Grass-cutting season is here and Somerset County Council will again be cutting more than 9,400km of roadside verge to help keep drivers safe – that’s the distance from Taunton to Sao Paulo. Somerset County Council [...]
  • Local News

    Green shoots as Somerset recovers

    A series of environmentally-friendly initiatives and an end to cuts to frontline services were among the plans outlined in a speech at Somerset County Council’s annual meeting today. Council Leader David Fothergill outlined a series [...]
  • Local News

    Taunton crews called to skip ‘well alight‘

    Two fire appliances from Taunton were immediately mobilised following a call from a member of the public reporting a fire in a large skip in Thornfalcon at 18:08 this evening (Wednesday). On arrival, the incident [...]

NEWS HEADLINES

How’s your smile?

Local News
15th May 2019 0
‘National Smile Month’ starts this week – and Somerset County Council is joining the national campaign for better oral health after figures reveal almost one fifth of Somerset’s five-year olds (19%) have decayed, missing or […]

Cabinet backs new approach for young carers support

Local News
14th May 2019 0
A new approach that aims to expand and improve support for young carers was approved by Somerset County Council’s Cabinet yesterday. The plans, which have been drawn-up following meetings with young carers, were approved unanimously. […]

Weavers Arms development complete

Local News
10th May 2019 0
Somerset West and Taunton Council has completed the development of 26 new affordable homes at Rockwell Green, Wellington. The £3.6m scheme to regenerate the area included demolition of the Weavers Arms public house, the adjacent […]