8th May 2021

Local News

Temporary closure of Taunton’s East Street to be removed 7 May, 2021 - A decision has been made to remove the temporary closure of Taunton’s East Street as part of a range of ongoing measures by Somerset County Council’s highways team to address traffic congestion. Essential works by [...]
Taunton Carnival Cancelled For Second Year 5 May, 2021 - It has been announced that the Taunton Carnival will be cancelled for a second year instead opting for some daytime entertainment in the town. A statement on the Taunton Carnival Facebook page reads… Taunton Carnival [...]
Director of Public Health urges those with Covid-19 symptoms to book PCR test 5 May, 2021 - Somerset residents are being reminded that they need to book a PCR test if they are showing symptoms of Covid-19, or have tested positive using a ‘lateral flow’ (rapid) test kit. While the ‘lateral flow’ [...]
Somerset Green New Deal Economy Forum: Social Justice and a New Economy 5 May, 2021 - Why not join online the Green New Deal Forum on 22nd May to find out what’s happening in Somerset. Hear from local green innovators such as Helen Taylor of Forest Green Rovers, Sally Lowndes of the [...]
Somerset West and Taunton Council encourages responsible dog ownership 4 May, 2021 - Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT) maintains 422 dog waste bins across the district which are emptied twice a week, but still receives an average of 41 complaints a year from residents experiencing dog fouling [...]
How you can get involved with the free to join Taunton Fitness Club 4 May, 2021 - Recently launched, Taunton Fitness Club (TFC) provides a much-needed club where like-minded people can enjoy keeping fit with others without elitism or competitiveness. The club is free to join with no annual fees and is [...]
Police called to reports of lock-in at Taunton pub 28 April, 2021 - Police last week disrupted a number of house parties and a pub lock-in, which breached current COVID-19 regulations. Such gatherings are not currently permitted in England to prevent the spread of the virus. Calls officers [...]
All change for Early May Bank Holiday 28 April, 2021 - All collections in the week of the Early May Bank Holiday on Monday 3 May will be one day later, Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) has announced. With no collections on Bank Holiday Monday, the week’s [...]
Taunton School delivers 5000 meal boxes to staff at Musgrove Park Hospital 28 April, 2021 - Since January, the school have been supplying 300 boxes a week to Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton to support frontline NHS staff working throughout the pandemic. The food parcels have been delivered to the Well [...]
Garden waste: renew now, deadline is approaching! 28 April, 2021 - Somerset’s garden waste customers have just a few more days to renew their subscriptions. With no grace periods or amnesties, they have until Friday 7 May to sign-up again and guarantee uninterrupted collections. Subscriptions can [...]
Somerset’s health and social care partnership blazing a trail nationally 27 April, 2021 - Pioneering work in Somerset to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions and help people get better at home has proven so successful it is being used to help shape national policy, Councillors heard this week. Somerset County [...]
Enough is enough for Taunton Town FC 26 April, 2021 - Taunton Town Football Club have joined a 4-day social media boycott alongside Premier League, English Football League and Women’s Super League teams to combat abuse and discrimation across the footballing community. Taunton Town posted to [...]
Highways teams to carry out night resurfacing at key junction 23 April, 2021 - Somerset County Council’s Highways Team is carrying out resurfacing work at an important Taunton junction over five evenings. The A3065 at the Silk Mils, Mountway Road and Bishop’s Hull Hill Road is in need of [...]
Somerset West Lottery early summer 2021 bolt-on prize draw 21 April, 2021 - Following on from the success of previous initiatives, the Somerset West Lottery is taking part in the first of two summer 2021 bolt-on prize draws. Everyone who signs up to purchase one or more tickets [...]
Kickstart work placements offer career boost for young people in Somerset 20 April, 2021 - Young people in Somerset have a great opportunity to prove themselves and get a boost into the world of work thanks to a new national initiative. Somerset County Council has partnered with local employers to [...]
Deadline nears for Somerset Medal nominations 20 April, 2021 - The clock is ticking on nominations for the Somerset Medal – the award launched by Somerset County Council to honour the county’s unsung coronavirus heroes. The Council wants to pay tribute to those who made [...]
Somerset primary school admission figures announced 19 April, 2021 - More than 98 per cent of Somerset children were offered a primary school place at one of their top three choices, the County Council’s latest school admission figures show. Overall, 98.5 per cent of the [...]
Step into county’s rich history of shipwrecks and smugglers on coast path 14 April, 2021 - Somerset’s seafaring heritage and lost legends are beautifully brought to life in a set of ‘story walks’ being launched by Somerset County Council. If you love getting out and exploring the county’s spectacular coastal walks [...]
Motorcyclists urged to keep their ‘shiny side up’ 14 April, 2021 - Somerset County Council’s Road Safety Team has launched a new campaign to help reduce high casualty rates involving motorcycles in the county. Called ‘Shiny Side Up’ – the name of the campaign comes from a [...]
The future of local government in Somerset: Last chance to have your say 14 April, 2021 - It’s the last week for people to have their say on the future of local government in Somerset as the Government’s consultation draws to a close. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MGCLG) [...]
Taunton town centre prepares for safe return of visitors 11 April, 2021 - From Monday 12 April, step two of the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown will commence with the reopening of non-essential retail, personal care premises and hospitality venues. Some restrictions remain in place limiting outdoor gatherings [...]
Free advice on offer for Green start-ups 7 April, 2021 - Somerset’s local authorities are providing free business advice to people wanting to set up their own Green business. The workshops, run by Business West advisers, are fully funded by Somerset County Council and the four [...]
Musgrove Park Hospital to get £4.4 million dedicated eye theatre suite 7 April, 2021 - People in Somerset are set to benefit from improved access to eye care thanks to a brand new £4.4 million ophthalmic theatre suite set to open at Musgrove Park Hospital. The new suite is in [...]
£8.6 million of additional support for Somerset care providers 6 April, 2021 - Care providers in Somerset will be supported with an additional £8.6 million package to help them mitigate against the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The additional funds from Somerset County Council agreed for 2021/22 [...]
Junction 25 – next major milestone reached 6 April, 2021 - A multi-million pound project to upgrade Taunton’s M5 Junction 25 reaches another important landmark next week with the opening of the permanent road layout. This is a significant milestone for the award-winning £19.2 million Somerset [...]
Retirement development at Quantock House 4 April, 2021 - A new retirement development is being built in the heart of Taunton town centre. Platinum Skies are excited to show you the progress that the team are making for the independent-living community for over 55s. [...]
NHS in Somerset asks people to be prepared and choose the right NHS service this Easter bank holiday 1 April, 2021 - Local health leaders are asking people to prepare for the upcoming Easter bank holiday weekend by organising their prescriptions, keeping a well-stocked medicine cabinet and calling 111 first for urgent, but not life-threatening, health advice [...]
Taunton Taxi Services continue to do their bit 31 March, 2021 - A taxi service in Taunton have been helping their clients, including NHS Staff, throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Taunton Taxi Services provide transport for shopping trips, prescription runs, PPE delivering, etc. They also run airport shuttlebus [...]
Summer hours at recycle sites from 1 April 31 March, 2021 - All of Somerset’s 16 recycling sites switch to their summer timetables from Thursday 1 April – but for essential journeys only to start with. When open weekdays, they will continue to start at 9am but [...]
Taunton community comes together to ‘Be an Easter Bunny’ 31 March, 2021 - Local home care company, Home Instead Taunton, is celebrating the success of its Easter campaign. The company has collected Easter eggs for local people in need of support this Spring; particularly those who have suffered [...]
Teenage girl ‘punched three times’ in Taunton assault 29 March, 2021 - Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for help from the public after a teenage girl was assaulted in Taunton. Avon and Somerset Police said: “The victim, who is 15, was walking along Creechbarrow Road, close [...]
All change for Easter waste 29 March, 2021 - Every household in Somerset will have Easter waste collection day changes but recycle sites will stay open, Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) has announced. With no pick-ups on Good Friday 2 April, these will take place [...]
Diabetes UK seeks new diabetes healthcare leaders in the south west 26 March, 2021 - Diabetes UK is urging healthcare professionals who are committed to transforming care for people living with diabetes in their community to apply to be a part of an inspiring Diabetes UK leadership programme. Healthcare professionals [...]
Arrests made after two men injured in Taunton last night 25 March, 2021 - Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident in Taunton last night (Wednesday). Avon and Somerset Police said: “At approximately 9.35pm we were called to an address in Eastbourne Road. One man [...]
Somerset West and Taunton Council taking action on litter 25 March, 2021 - Our neighbourhoods, parks and public spaces have become ever more popular with people taking outdoor exercise in line with Government advice during the past year. Unfortunately in some areas this has led to an increase [...]
More groups urged to take part in free Covid-19 community testing 25 March, 2021 - Free Coronavirus community testing is now available for even more groups of Somerset residents to help break chains of transmission and keep communities safe. Around one in three people with Coronavirus do not have symptoms. [...]
Somerset West and Taunton Council agrees plans to address rough sleeping provision 23 March, 2021 - Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT)’s Executive has agreed to support a draft Single Homeless Accommodation Strategy which sets out the Council’s vision and objectives to end rough sleeping in the district by 2027.  The [...]
Garden waste subscribers – it is time to renew 23 March, 2021 - Spring is in the air which means it is time for garden waste subscribers to renew quickly and easily online. Reminder letters and emails are on their way to 50,000 green-fingered subscribers from district councils. [...]
Somerset charities secure funding to help local communities thrive 22 March, 2021 - A group of local charities are delighted to announce their success in securing almost £50,000 to boost community-based activities that benefit people’s health & wellbeing. Take Art, Somerset Wildlife Trust and Spark Somerset are working [...]
Thousands of children set to benefit from Easter holiday activities programme 22 March, 2021 - Somerset County Council has joined with Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) to organise a programme of activities for the Easter holidays, aimed at countering the triple inequalities facing Somerset’s most disadvantaged young people – [...]
Mendip keeps on Recycling More 18 March, 2021 - Recycling in Mendip has continued to boom since the launch of Recycle More, new Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) figures show. In its first 15 weeks the expanded service collected nearly 2,000 extra tonnes of recycling [...]
One year on – a day to reflect and remember on Tuesday 23 March 18 March, 2021 - A minute’s silence will be held by Somerset County Council to mark a National Day of Reflection, remembering those who sadly lost their lives during the pandemic and to show support for everyone who has been bereaved. [...]
Join in a National Day of Reflection on Tuesday 23 March 18 March, 2021 - Somerset NHS Foundation Trust (FT) is supporting a national day of reflection on 23 March to remember people who have died during the pandemic, and all those who have been bereaved. The ‘National Day of [...]
Director of Public Health encourages all households with school age children to regularly COVID-19 test 17 March, 2021 - Trudi Grant, Director of Public Health at Somerset County Council, urges all Somerset families and households with children to start to take a free Covid-test twice every week. Each person in a Somerset household with [...]
Prolific burglars, robbers and thieves to wear GPS tags in Avon and Somerset 17 March, 2021 - Avon and Somerset Police is one of six forces taking part in a world-first scheme involving burglars, thieves and robbers being made to wear GPS tags on release from prison. Under new rules, burglars, robbers [...]
A sweet way to support a Somerset charity 16 March, 2021 - SOMERSET folk are being invited to support a charity in the county this year by purchasing sweets from a farm shop in the area (March 2021). Rumwell Farm Shop is donating 10p from every bag [...]
Making sure Somerset’s young carers don’t miss out 16 March, 2021 - Due to the coronavirus pandemic, more young people in Somerset have found themselves in a position where they need to provide care for a loved one. Today (Tuesday, March 16) is Young Carers Actions Day, [...]
Covid self-test kits: what to do with the waste 15 March, 2021 - Families getting to grips with Covid self-test kits are being asked to make sure they dispose of them correctly. Secondary schools across the county and country are providing the home Lateral Flow Testing kits for [...]
Take on a rewarding role as a volunteer minibus driver 12 March, 2021 - Somerset County Council is looking for volunteer minibus drivers to transport young people and children to activity sessions at Kilve during school holidays. Volunteer minibus drivers play a key role at outdoor centres by dropping [...]
County Council invests £70m in improving lives in Somerset 12 March, 2021 - Somerset County Council is investing more than £70 million over the next three years in projects that will help improve residents’ everyday lives. The capital programme budget, approved by Full Council, brings spending on both [...]
Langford Lakes raises £3,126 for children’s hospice 10 March, 2021 - A SOMERSET Christmas tree farm has recently raised £3,126 for a children’s hospice in the south west (March 2021).   The money was donated by customers at Langford Lakes Christmas Tree Farm during November and December last [...]
New representatives wanted for County Council 10 March, 2021 - Members of the public are being invited to apply for roles on a committee which helps to shape the way Somerset County Council operates. There are currently vacancies for three co-opted members on the Council’s Constitution [...]
Have your say on plans for new Comeytrowe primary school 8 March, 2021 - From today (Monday 8 March), members of the public are invited to have their say on proposals for a new 14-class primary school to serve the Orchard Grove housing development in Comeytrowe, Taunton. This follows the [...]
Consultation begins on Local Validation Checklist 8 March, 2021 - Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT) is reviewing its Local Validation Checklist for planning applications and wants to hear your views. Since 2008 local planning authorities have been required to publish a list of information [...]
Leading charity Diabetes UK looking for people in Somerset to get on their bike this spring 8 March, 2021 - People from Somerset can use pedal power to raise vital funds for Diabetes UK this spring by taking part in a cycling challenge. The UK Wide Cycle Ride runs throughout April and is a perfect [...]
Help beat dementia in the South West and get active with a walking goal 4 March, 2021 - An Alzheimer’s Society survey reveals the impact of lockdown on people’s exercise habits in the South West.  Walking has taken a back seat through lockdown, with the average UK adult reaching just 2,700 steps a [...]
Experts’ reports on Stronger Somerset 3 March, 2021 - A series of experts’ reports has been published this week analysing Stronger Somerset – a proposal to replace Somerset’s existing five councils with two new unitary authorities and a separate children’s services alternative delivery vehicle, [...]
Shuttle bus boost for county vaccination programme 2 March, 2021 - A free Somerset County Council Taunton town centre shuttle service has been launched to get people straight to their vital vaccination slot. The Covid vaccination shuttle bus service started this week, (Monday 1 March), following [...]
Marcus Trescothick to leave Somerset and become ECB Elite Batting Coach 1 March, 2021 - After three decades with his home County, Marcus Trescothick will leave Somerset County Cricket Club next month to take up a new role with the ECB. Marcus, who became a coach at Somerset last season [...]
Taunton car park set for temporary repair works 26 February, 2021 - Temporary repair works to the Crescent Car Park in Taunton are set to start next week. Sections of the car park will be repaired along with the filling-in of potholes which have accumulated during winter. [...]
Volunteer from home and help to shape services across Somerset 25 February, 2021 - Want to volunteer but feel like your options are limited due to lockdown? Somerset County Council’s Digital Customer Volunteers initiative provides an opportunity for volunteers to help the Council provide better services, without having to [...]
Council steps up a gear with next major transport and infrastructure projects 24 February, 2021 - Somerset County Council is forging ahead with multi-million-pound projects to improve travel links and infrastructure and support the recovery of the local economy in Taunton this spring. Despite the challenges of Covid, a major £19m [...]
Design-a-doughnut for charity 23 February, 2021 - AN AWARD-WINNING farm shop in Somerset is inviting people to put their thinking caps on and come up with their own unique doughnut filling for a competition in aid of charity (February 2021). Rumwell Farm Shop & [...]
£400k boost for vital Citizens Advice services 22 February, 2021 - A group of Somerset charities which provide free, confidential, and impartial advice on everything from money and employment to housing and relationships have been awarded a grant of £400,000 by Somerset County Council. During the [...]
New Enterprise Centres open in Wells and Wiveliscombe 22 February, 2021 - Two new business-boosting Enterprise Centres have joined the Somerset network with the completion and handover of purpose-built units in Wells and Wiveliscombe thanks to Somerset County Council and partners. The Wiveliscombe centre, located on the [...]
Go fizz free for your health and for your planet 18 February, 2021 - Most of us know that fizzy drinks are bad for our health, but many don’t realise they harm the environment too.   Somerset County Council is encouraging everyone to reconsider their choice of drink and take part in Fizz Free February for [...]
Electric truck trials as waste exports cut 17 February, 2021 - Nearly all Somerset recycling stays in the UK, latest Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) figures show. Some 98% of the 103,000 tonnes collected kerbside or at recycling sites in the past eight months stayed in the [...]
Taunton’s Live in Somerset cancelled for 2021 17 February, 2021 - This year’s Taunton’s Live in Somerset has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. LCC Live, which has hosted a series of live music shows in Taunton’s Vivary Park since 2014, made the announcement with [...]
10 top things to occupy the kids this lockdown half-term 16 February, 2021 - It can be challenging to keep children entertained during half term at the best of times, let alone during a lockdown. With isolation, the cold weather, and many children not able to go out on [...]
Somerset West and Taunton Council supports Empty Homes Week 16 February, 2021 - National Empty Homes Week this week (15-21 February) is an opportunity for local authorities, housing providers and community organisations to let people know about their work.   It aims to raise awareness of the waste of [...]
Parents of boy cared for at Musgrove Park Hospital raise over £17,000 for neonatal unit 15 February, 2021 - Love Musgrove, the official charity of Musgrove Park Hospital, was thrilled to receive over £17,000 from the family and friends behind Charlie’s Challenge – with the money going towards the Somerset Neonatal Intensive Care Unit [...]
More than 1,000 volunteers supporting vaccination sites across Somerset 12 February, 2021 - Somerset County Council and the NHS have paid tribute to all the volunteers supporting Somerset’s Covid-19 vaccination programme. More than 1,000 people have answered the call supporting 20 vaccination sites across the county including community-based [...]
Make Your Mark – results are in 11 February, 2021 - Over 2,200 young people aged 11-18 in Somerset made their mark this year within the UK’s biggest youth consultation by telling the Government and local decision makers what is important to them. Somerset’s Youth Parliament, supported by [...]
Don’t fall for romance fraud this Valentine’s Day 10 February, 2021 - Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Sue Mountstevens and Avon and Somerset Police are encouraging local people to know the signs of romance fraud to stay safe online. Fraudsters are capitalising on people’s loneliness and increasing [...]
Social Workers in Schools launches in Somerset 9 February, 2021 - A ground-breaking initiative to place social workers in schools to help keep children safe from exploitation has started in Somerset. Somerset County Council successfully secured £400,000 from the Department for Education (DfE) as part of [...]
Council staff joining Somerset’s army of vaccinators 9 February, 2021 - Public health staff from Somerset County Council are rolling up their sleeves – and those of others – to join the army of vaccinators in the county. Jo Smith is the first fully trained Somerset [...]
£100k boost for Somerset employers 8 February, 2021 - Somerset employers are celebrating National Apprenticeship Week (February 8-14) after benefiting from an initiative that helps them to fund apprenticeship training. Somerset County Council, in partnership with Somerset Skills & Learning, has supported 15 Somerset [...]
New social housing project completed 6 February, 2021 - Somerset West and Taunton Council’s (SWT) latest social housing development has been completed despite early setbacks and the impact from COVID-19. The new social rented housing scheme at Laxton Road, Taunton, promotes comfortable and healthy [...]
Taunton-based waste worker finds and returns lost purse to local nurse 6 February, 2021 - A Taunton-based waste worker has been pleasing residents after reuniting them with their lost items. Neil, a hard working driver for Somerset Waste Partnership’s collection contractor SUEZ, has found and returned both a purse and [...]
Express yourself, boost your mood and win 2 February, 2021 - Young people in Somerset can have fun expressing themselves seven different ways over seven days in a boost to improve mental health – and be in with a chance to win a prize as part [...]
Please don’t drop your guard once vaccinated 2 February, 2021 - Somerset residents who have received their vaccine jabs are being urged to keep following the “stay safe” guidance. Somerset now has two large vaccination centres in operation, as well as 13 GP-led community sites and [...]
UK Farm Shop & Deli Awards Shortlist Revealed 2 February, 2021 - The shortlist of the UK’s finest speciality retailers for the 2021 Farm Shop & Deli Awards, in partnership with The Grocer and sponsored by Garofalo and Food & Drink Wales, have been announced. Representing East [...]
Urgent plea for vulnerable groups to have flu vaccine 1 February, 2021 - Somerset County Council is urging people with underlying health conditions to take up the free offer of a flu vaccination if they haven’t already. Flu can affect anyone, but for those living with a long-term [...]
National HIV Testing Week launches in Somerset with free postal testing offered to people over 16 1 February, 2021 - People over 16 in Somerset can now access a free HIV test from the comfort of their own home. National HIV Testing Week runs from Monday 1 February to Sunday 7 February with a focus [...]
Somerset waste collections to start at 6am from Monday 28 January, 2021 - Somerset Waste Partnership is asking householders to put their recycling and rubbish out early for at least the next month. From Monday 1 February, collections will start at 6am rather than 7am to help crews [...]
Musgrove Park Hospital’s new surgical centre gets green light 28 January, 2021 - The government has this week given its final approval for the funding of a new surgical centre at Musgrove Park Hospital. The £87 million state-of-the-art centre will replace the current theatres and critical care unit, [...]
Taunton’s new 2040 Vision aims to raise more than a billion pounds to regenerate County Town 27 January, 2021 - Somerset West and Taunton Council has launched a major new campaign to promote Taunton as the best place to live, work and do business in the UK. As part of its Garden Town status the [...]
A New Vision for Fox’s Field 26 January, 2021 - Wellington Mills CIC and Transition Town Wellington are delighted to be working with Somerset West and Taunton council on plans to protect, regenerate and restore Fox’s Field as an open, green space for the whole community. [...]
Growing old with domestic abuse – it’s never too late to get help 26 January, 2021 - Ten per cent of older people will experience some form of domestic abuse and in Somerset the number of people over sixty-five reporting abuse is on the increase. Social isolation has been identified as one [...]
Police use of SmartWater produces a 69% reduction in domestic violence incidents 24 January, 2021 - Leading risk management company, SmartWater Group is working with police forces to fight domestic abuse and help victims feel safer. This follows a widely reported increase in domestic violence during lockdown due to victims being trapped [...]
Work to begin at Norton Hillfort 24 January, 2021 - Norton Fitzwarren Hillfort is one of the hidden archaeological gems of Somerset whose origins can be traced back over 5,000 years.  Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT) has now secured significant funding from Historic England [...]
Somerset West and Taunton council launches new claims process to help businesses seeking government grants 24 January, 2021 - Somerset West and Taunton council (SWT) has now implemented a simplified applications process to help businesses access the latest tranche of Government lockdown grants. The new process covers the mandatory and discretionary grant schemes offered [...]
One more week to have your say on increase in policing part of the council tax 20 January, 2021 - Did you know you can have a say on how much we increase the policing part of the council tax you pay? Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Sue Mountstevens has launched a survey seeking [...]
Around the world in less than 80 days 20 January, 2021 - E-scooter users in the Taunton trial have made enough journeys to travel once around the world and if these rides were replacing car journeys it would be the equivalent of removing an estimated three tonnes [...]
Further food support for families in third lockdown 20 January, 2021 - Somerset County Council has allocated a further £427,000 of funding to help schools provide families with food support during this lockdown. During term time, the Department for Education (DfE) has asked schools to provide meal [...]
Vaccinations start from Taunton Racecourse vaccination centre 18 January, 2021 - A new large vaccination centre for Somerset has opened. A spokesperson for Somerset NHS Foundation Trust said: “Today we started COVID-19 vaccinations from Somerset’s new large vaccination centre at Taunton Racecourse. It was wonderful to [...]
Somerset Care launches competition for Covid-safe spaces 18 January, 2021 - Somerset Care has launched an art competition inviting people to make their visitor spaces even more welcoming. The competition, titled ‘A Work of Heart’, will allow the winners to have their artwork displayed on the [...]
Vital children’s activity service launches brand new digital front door 18 January, 2021 - Somerset County Council’s Outdoor Centres (SSE Outdoors) provide memorable experiences to thousands of young people every year. Now, thanks to an engaging new website booking them is just a click away. Over 14,000 young people [...]
Taunton Racecourse set to open as new large vaccination centre 16 January, 2021 - Taunton Racecourse is set to open its doors on Monday 18 January as a new large vaccination centre for Somerset, part of a wave of ‘large’ vaccination centres opening across the country. The large vaccination [...]
New road layout for motorists heading towards Taunton’s M5 Junction 25 13 January, 2021 - Motorists heading towards Taunton’s M5 Junction 25 will be using a new road layout from next week marking a big step forward in a major project to improve the junction. The £19m scheme to upgrade [...]