21st May 2019

Exciting future for Priorswood Library

20th May 2019 0
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 […]

Roadside grass cutting season is underway

17th May 2019 0
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 […]

Green shoots as Somerset recovers

16th May 2019 0
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 […]

Taunton crews called to skip ‘well alight‘

15th May 2019 0
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 […]

How’s your smile?

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

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. […]
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