23rd January 2022

Local News

Grant scheme to help make homes more energy efficient extended 19 January, 2022 - A grant available to help Somerset people benefit from energy efficient installations worth up to £10,000 has been extended until June 2022. Funded by the Government, the Green Homes Grant Scheme allows eligible homeowners to [...]
Critically acclaimed show WOLF is appearing at Taunton Brewhouse 19 January, 2022 - Taunton Brewhouse is gaining a reputation for programming great original drama and this season is no exception.  Critically acclaimed and award-winning show WOLF is appearing at Taunton Brewhouse on 9 Feb. Lewis Doherty is effectively [...]
Let fresh air in, to keep Covid out! 17 January, 2022 - One of the key ways of helping to reduce Covid-19, including the Omicron variant, spreading in our communities, schools and workplaces is to make sure they are well ventilated. Covid-19 is an airborne disease, which [...]
Team set to make thousands safer on Somerset’s roads in 2022 17 January, 2022 - Somerset County Council’s Road Safety Team are gearing up for a busy calendar this year delivering vital information and training to people of all ages. In 2021 the team delivered courses, presentations, and educational programmes [...]
8 Health benefits of doing Dry January 14 January, 2022 - One in six people are taking part in Dry January this month and will already be feeling the benefit of living alcohol free. To keep everyone’s motivation up, Somerset County Council is sharing the top health benefits [...]
Avon and Somerset Police launch Halcon vunerability survey 13 January, 2022 - Avon and Somerset Police have launched a survey to learn about developing community relationships and isolation troubles for people in Halcon, Taunton. Lucy Keenan, Communications Officer at Avon and Somerset Police said: “Your local policing [...]
The search is almost over for the South West’s most outstanding small businesses 12 January, 2022 - Britain’s biggest business representation group the FSB (Federation of Small Businesses) launched it’s 2022 ‘FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards’ in August 2021 which will culminate in both regional and national finals this year. This month [...]
Is 2022 your year to volunteer? 12 January, 2022 - The New Year is a great time to reflect and set ourselves new goals for the year ahead. If you are looking for a way to help others for your New Years’ Resolution, why not [...]
£3.8m to help support Somerset households with food and bills this winter 11 January, 2022 - Somerset residents who are struggling to pay the bills this winter could be eligible for support with the cost of food, energy, water, and other essentials. The county has been allocated £3.8m from the Government’s [...]
Changes to Coronavirus testing guidance 11 January, 2022 - From the 11 January in England, people who receive positive lateral flow device (LFD) test results for Coronavirus will be required to self-isolate immediately and won’t be required to take a confirmatory PCR test. Lateral [...]
Get your vaccines this New Year 5 January, 2022 - As people return to work and school, health leaders in the South West are urging people to come forward to get their booster and flu vaccinations this New Year. More than 80% of eligible adults [...]
Somerset West Lottery Winter 2022 bolt-on prize 5 January, 2022 - Following on from the success of previous national initiatives, the Somerset West Lottery is taking part in the Winter 2022 bolt-on prize draw. Everyone who signs up to purchase one or more tickets between 4 [...]
Taunton Fitness Club back and running in 2022 5 January, 2022 - Over 40 people turned up for the first Taunton Couch to 5K Programme of 2022. The club’s experienced coaches take their groups through a carefully crafted training schedule to reach their goal. The programme is [...]
Recycle your Christmas tree and collect some free mulch 3 January, 2022 - A SOMERSET Christmas tree farm is giving people who had a fresh Christmas tree this yuletide the chance to recycle it for free in the New Year (January 2022). People who take their tree to [...]
Quiz & Supper Evening in aid of Reminiscence Learning 3 January, 2022 - KEEN quizzers from Somerset are invited to sign up for a Charity Quiz & Supper Evening taking place at a family-run farm shop in the county this January 2022. The event, which is in aid [...]
Mental Health in Somerset over the festive period 24 December, 2021 - Talking about mental health can be difficult. It is especially difficult for many older people. If you do see your role as talking with older people, then Spark Somerset hopes you find this information a [...]
Somerset West and Taunton Council partnership keeping construction sites safe 22 December, 2021 - Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT) and construction contractor ENGIE are delivering Health and Safety talks at local primary schools to discuss the dangers on building sites. Many children are injured, and several die each [...]
Look after your mind as well as your body this winter 22 December, 2021 - Covid continues to pose challenges to our community both here in the South-West and across the UK, making it as important as ever that we look after our mental health, as well as our physical health. [...]
Somerset West and Taunton Council to consider new litter enforcement scheme 22 December, 2021 - Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council is set to approve a twelve-month trial enforcement scheme as part of its ongoing commitment to help keep its streets and public spaces free of litter. The trial scheme [...]
Stay safe and sober on the road this Christmas 21 December, 2021 - Somerset County Council’s road safety team is sending out an important message to drivers – keep safe on the county’s roads this Christmas. As part of this year’s campaign variable message signs (VMS) will be [...]
Neighbours, we wish you a merry Christmas 20 December, 2021 - Somerset County Council is encouraging everyone to look out for their neighbours and help support them this Christmas.   The ongoing Coronavirus pandemic will mean that many elderly and those living alone could again feel isolated [...]
Reporting a problem on the road is now a ‘hole’ lot easier 15 December, 2021 - You can report and track up to 21 different faults. Alerting Somerset County Council to potholes or a host of other problems on the road is now easier and quicker – and now you can [...]
Plan ahead for festive collections 15 December, 2021 - Somerset waste Partnership (SWP) is asking residents to think ahead this festive fortnight to make sure they do not miss any waste collections. Public holidays always mean a change to collection days over Christmas and [...]
Rag ‘n’ Bone Man to play Taunton’s Vivary Park 14 December, 2021 - Taunton will be welcoming Rag ‘n’ Bone Man next summer, as he’s announced as the latest headline artist for Live in Somerset. The three-times Brit Award winner who is renowned for his deep baritone voice [...]
Last chance for a bargain at the Taunton Rotary Christmas pop-up shop 13 December, 2021 - It’s the last chance to bring the kids to see Santa and his elves at the Rotary Christmas Pop-Up shop that opened in November. The shop has already raised over £9,000 for local charities, the [...]
Somerset tree farm invites Christmas wishes for charity 8 December, 2021 - SOMERSET residents are being asked to make a wish at a Christmas tree farm to help raise money for a charity in the South West from now until December 23 (December 2021). Langford Lakes Christmas Tree [...]
New planning guidance to support high quality design 8 December, 2021 - Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT) has adopted new planning guidance to ensure consistency in the quality of new developments across the District. Members adopted the Somerset West and Taunton Districtwide Design Guide and the Public Realm Design [...]
Be ready to reduce and recycle this festive season 6 December, 2021 - Know how to wrap responsibly? Ready to recycle your Pringles tubes? Clued-up on Christmas collection days? The answer to these and other Christmas conundrums can be found in a one-stop shop for festive waste management [...]
Specialist play therapy now available to children at Musgrove Park’s A&E thanks to new role 6 December, 2021 - Children who need care and treatment at Musgrove Park Hospital’s emergency department (ED) can often be frightened and confused about what is happening to them. While our colleagues in ED provide outstanding care for our [...]
Rumwell Farm Shop launches Christmas Party Night 1 December, 2021 - SOMERSET residents are invited to book their Christmas parties at Rumwell Farm Shop as it launches a brand-new event for anyone looking for a venue for a festive get together (December 2021).   The Christmas Party [...]
Free fun activities return for eligible children this winter 1 December, 2021 - Children and young people eligible for free school meals in Somerset will once again be offered free fun activities over the school holidays this winter.  Young people aged 5 – 16 years will have the opportunity to [...]
Think outside the box and cut the card this Christmas 1 December, 2021 - Festive shoppers are asked to think outside the box this year as figures reveal the scale of Somerset’s the cardboard culture. The cardboard collected from the average Somerset home has increased by more than a [...]
Meet Father Christmas and help raise funds for charity 1 December, 2021 - BOYS and girls from Somerset who qualify for Santa’s ‘nice’ list will be able to meet him at a Christmas tree farm in the county this month (December 2021). Father Christmas will be taking up [...]
Living through COVID times – a collection of stories from people in Somerset 30 November, 2021 - A new project to collect people’s experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic launches in Somerset this week (Monday 29 November). The Somerset COVID-19 Archive Project is run by a partnership of the South West Heritage Trust [...]
Taunton Vale Rotary Club walk raises thousands for charity 30 November, 2021 - Local charities will share around £16,000, all thanks to the 2021 Moonraker Challenge. Taunton Vale Rotary Club first ran a sponsored night hike 34 years ago, naming it “The Moonraker Challenge”. This became an annual [...]
Rumwell Farm Shop brings back Candlelit Christmas Carvery for 2021 28 November, 2021 - SOMERSET residents are being invited to attend Rumwell Farm Shop’s festive Christmas carvery which is making its return on December 11 this year (2021). The Candlelit Christmas Carvery will take place from 6.30pm and offer attendees [...]
Christmas tree farm hosts late-night evenings in aid of charities 28 November, 2021 - FAMILIES are being invited to a fortnight of late-night open evenings at a Christmas tree farm in Somerset this winter (2021) including a series of musical entertainment benefitting two West Country charities. Langford Lakes Christmas [...]
Mum-of-two dies from multiple stab wounds in village near Taunton 23 November, 2021 - Jennifer and Stephen Chapple have died following an attack in Norton Fitzwarren on Sunday night. Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder. One has been released under investigation. A post-mortem examination confirmed Mrs [...]
10 top tips to stay well this winter 23 November, 2021 - With covid still very much in circulation, it is as important as ever to look after your health this winter. Somerset County Council’s Public Health team is urging everyone to think ahead and consider others, [...]
Tom Abell pledges his future to Somerset County Cricket Club 23 November, 2021 - Somerset County Cricket Club are delighted to be able to announce that Club Captain, Tom Abell has pledged his future to the County. The 27-year-old has signed a contract extension which will see him remain [...]
Simply Red to play Taunton’s Vivary Park 22 November, 2021 - Simply Red are the latest headliner to be announced for Live in Somerset next summer. Mick Hucknall and his band announced today (Monday) that they’re headed to Taunton’s Vivary Park on Sunday 28 August 2022, [...]
Somerset’s first carbon neutral school 18 November, 2021 - A new £7.3 million primary school planned for Taunton is set to become Somerset’s first net zero carbon school, and only the third ‘passivhaus’ school in the south west. The new 420-place primary school, which [...]
Taunton to host bumper celebrations in run-up to Christmas 18 November, 2021 - Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) and its partners have been busy preparing Taunton town centre to bring some festive cheer to visitors in the lead up to Christmas. Taunton’s celebration of Christmas officially kicks off [...]
Learn how to make a festive foliage wreath at Rumwell Farm Shop 17 November, 2021 - SOMERSET residents are being invited to make their own fresh foliage Christmas wreath to adorn their front doors this festive season with workshops run by the Rumwell Flower Shed team (November 2021). The event will [...]
Somerset West and Taunton Council helping customers out of debt 17 November, 2021 - Somerset West and Taunton Council has set up a dedicated project team to help customers out of Council Tax and Business Rate debt.  The project will look at improving general housekeeping, building business intelligence on [...]
Christmas Sparkle Project 2021 WILL take place this holiday season 13 November, 2021 - Christmas Sparkle was founded in 2015 with the aim of giving a Christmas present to every child aged 0 to 18 years living in difficult circumstances in the Taunton and Wellington community. Last year, despite [...]
Innovative venture to improve Somerset young people’s lives 9 November, 2021 - Somerset County Council is leading the way and joining forces with new strategic partner ‘Homes2Inpsire’ in working differently to secure new homes for looked after children and young people. Following an extremely competitive procurement process, [...]
40 years of community service for the Taunton Vale Rotary Club 8 November, 2021 - Taunton Vale Rotary Club is celebrating 40 years of community service. The Club, with its motto ‘Service above Self’, was formed in 1982 and has just marked the anniversary of its charter with a dinner [...]
Somerset secures £3.6m for Community Renewal 8 November, 2021 - Projects in Somerset are to benefit by more than £3.6m thanks to successful bids to the Government’s UK Community Renewal Fund. The Fund was launched in the March Budget to provide funding opportunities before the [...]
Somerset Public Health Leaders urge caution and care at Remembrance Day services 8 November, 2021 - Remembrance services and parades will soon be taking place across the county to mark Remembrance Day on Thursday 11 November, and Remembrance Sunday on 14 November. This year also marks the centenary of the Royal [...]
How to get involved in Somerset’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations 4 November, 2021 - In 2022, Her Majesty The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking seventy years on the throne. There will be year-long Platinum Jubilee celebrations as communities and people come [...]
Big switch-on as £11.6m signals programme moves to next chapter 4 November, 2021 - New traffic signals installed in Taunton’s Rowbarton area as part of a multi-million pound county-wide package are now operational. Work to carry out a major upgrade of 40-year-old signals at key junctions and pedestrian crossings [...]
Additional support for people with dementia and delirium thanks to new role 3 November, 2021 - Clinicians who care for patients with dementia and delirium are now able to access additional support, thanks to a new specialist dementia nurse role introduced across Somerset NHS Foundation Trust. The new specialist role covers [...]
Call for more Covid Community Champions as Somerset cases remain high 1 November, 2021 - As Covid-19 cases remain high in Somerset, there is a renewed call for people to step forward and become Covid Community Champions. The Covid Community Champion Network has been going from strength to strength since [...]
Volunteering team launches new Facebook page 1 November, 2021 - A new Facebook page is being launched by Somerset County Council’s Central Volunteer Team to keep people informed about Somerset County Council’s volunteer opportunities, key updates and good news stories. Volunteering was significantly impacted by [...]
St Margaret’s launches it’s 2021 starry sky, celebrating Light up a Life 28 October, 2021 - St Margaret’s Hospice is inviting people across Somerset to come together and be part of this year’s Light up a Life campaign. Traditionally Light up a Life is the time when the hospice invites the [...]
Volunteers needed for Community Employment Hubs service 28 October, 2021 - Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT)’s community-led employment support service is calling for volunteers to help reopen its walk-in centres located throughout the district. The Community Employment Hubs service provides support to people both in [...]
Tone Works gets £400k boost from the Culture Recovery Fund 26 October, 2021 - Tone Works in Wellington is among 142 historic sites across England to receive a boost thanks to the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. A grant worth £400,000 has been awarded by Historic England in a second [...]
Get ahead of the carve this Halloween 26 October, 2021 - Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) is urging residents to get ahead of the carve and help reduce scary amounts of waste this Halloween season. There are a whole host of ways to join in with Halloween [...]
Local groups awarded funding for youth support work 21 October, 2021 - Two local groups have been given a significant financial boost from an SWT fund to support youth projects.  YMCA Taunton and the Conquest Riding Centre have benefitted from the Taunton Youth and Community Centre Fund [...]
Survey launched to shape Somerset services and support for young carers 21 October, 2021 - Young carers, and those who know them best, are invited to have their say in shaping and improving services across Somerset. Somerset County Council is inviting young carers, their parents/guardians, schools and other professionals working [...]
Council sets out £163 million green route map for better bus services 20 October, 2021 - An ambitious blue-print to transform bus travel and make a massive contribution to tackling climate change was approved by Somerset County Council’s cabinet today (Wednesday 20 October). Somerset’s Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) drafted in [...]
Making our streets safer for women and girls 18 October, 2021 - Funding to help tackle violence against women and girls has been awarded to North Somerset Council and Somerset County Council. The neighbouring councils have made a successful joint bid to the Home Office Safer Streets [...]
Latest testing advice for Somerset residents 18 October, 2021 - Somerset’s Public Health leaders are advising people to retest if they are still displaying Covid-19 symptoms after receiving a negative PCR test result. The advice follows today’s national announcement regarding the suspension of a laboratory processing [...]
Free water refilling introduced to reduce single-use plastics 14 October, 2021 - Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) is providing free tap water refilling stations in partnership with Wessex Water and Somerset County Council to help reduce plastic consumption. Three refilling points are in the process of being [...]
Green light for green initiatives to slash County Council’s carbon footprint 13 October, 2021 - Somerset County Council has approved major investment to help save hundreds of tonnes of carbon every year. Earlier this year, Somerset County Council successfully bid for £4.1m from the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme, provided by the Department [...]
Somerset West and Taunton commits to ending rough sleeping by 2027 13 October, 2021 - At a Full Council meeting this week (Tuesday, 5 October), Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) agreed to adopt an accommodation strategy and delivery plan to support single homeless people and end rough sleeping in the [...]
Join Get Outside in Somerset for the Active Autumn Challenge 10 October, 2021 - The nights are drawing in and temperatures are cooling off, but Somerset’s great outdoors is still open and getting our daily dose of fresh air during autumn is more important than ever. To help encourage [...]
Rumwell to host spooky Halloween Tea for families 10 October, 2021 - FAMILIES from Somerset are invited to an award-winning farm shop this month (October 2021) for a spooky Halloween Tea. Rumwell Farm Shop, which is located on the A38 between Taunton and Wellington, is hosting the tea on Sunday, [...]
Walk for the World this October 7 October, 2021 - October is International Walk to School month and Somerset County Council is putting the call out to all pupils to get involved if they can. Walking instead of driving where possible is better for your [...]
Somerset West and Taunton Council secures £136k grant towards Electric Vehicle charging project 7 October, 2021 - Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT)’s Climate Change team has successfully secured a government grant worth £136,000 to boost the roll-out of Electric Vehicle (EV) charge points in council-owned car parks. The grant, which is [...]
Stoptober is back – make it your month to quit 6 October, 2021 - Stoptober is back for its 10th year calling on smokers to kick the habit once and for all and join 2.3 million others who all quit since the campaign launched a decade ago.   Supporting the [...]
Find out more about the Toneway project 5 October, 2021 - A multi-million-pound scheme to improve Taunton’s Toneway Creech Castle Junction is moving on apace following overnight work last week. Road users travelling regularly along the route may have noticed a change in traffic management layout following [...]
Urgent appeal for ‘brilliant people’ to fill social care vacancies 5 October, 2021 - Somerset County Council has launched an urgent appeal calling on residents and job seekers to fill social care vacancies in the midst of a national staffing crisis. The campaign, which launched on Monday 4th October [...]
Become a Somerset Member of Youth Parliament 30 September, 2021 - Somerset’s Youth Parliament is seeking nominations from young people aged 11 to 18 wishing to become a Member of Youth Parliament (MYP). Nationally, over 300 elected representatives work with central and local government to make [...]
Shining a light on Private Fostering 29 September, 2021 - Some people in Somerset may be looking after someone else’s child and not realise they are actually a private foster carer – that’s the message being shared by Somerset County Council as part of Private Fostering Awareness Week.  This week Somerset County [...]
Young people invited to shape Somerset climate emergency response 28 September, 2021 - 11 to 18-year-olds in Somerset are invited to attend two virtual events next month to help shape Somerset County Council’s Climate Emergency Strategy. Somerset Youth Parliament is running two free sessions via Zoom on Monday [...]
Coal Orchard welcomes first residents 28 September, 2021 - Somerset West and Taunton Council is delighted to welcome the first residents to its flagship Coal Orchard development. The Council is working with the University of Plymouth’s Peninsula Medical School to provide accommodation for medical [...]
Taunton Town versus Yate Town postponed due to national fuel shortage 28 September, 2021 - Taunton Town FC’s fixture against Yate Town has been postponed due to the national fuel shortage. They were due to play a league fixture tonight at the Cygnet Healthcare Stadium, but this game has been [...]
Somerset West Lottery Autumn 2021 bolt-on prize draw 23 September, 2021 - The Somerset West Lottery is now running the Autumn 2021 bolt-on prize draw. Everyone who signs up to purchase one or more tickets between 1 September and 30 October 2021 will be in with the [...]
Somerset’s Public Health Director thanks residents ahead of Government’s Winter Plan rollout 22 September, 2021 - Health leaders in Somerset welcome a cautious approach as the Government unveils its plans for tackling Covid-19 during Autumn and Winter, placing an emphasis on the importance of vaccinations, testing and tracing. In the coming [...]
Recycle sites switch to winter hours on 1 October 22 September, 2021 - Every one of Somerset’s 16 recycle sites will go over to their winter timetables from Friday 1 October, with weekday opening hours of 9am to 5pm while weekends remain 9am to 4pm.  Summer hours – [...]
Somerset West and Taunton Council highly commended at national awards 22 September, 2021 - Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT) has been highly commended at this year’s MJ Achievement Awards in recognition of its work to support neurodiversity in the workplace. SWT’s People Business Partner team attended the awards [...]
Olly Murs to headline Taunton’s Vivary Park as Live in Somerset returns 20 September, 2021 - Pop superstar, Olly Murs, has been announced as the first headline artist for Live in Somerset, which will take place in Taunton next August. Known for performing sensational live shows and catchy pop classics, including [...]
Apply now for 2022 school places 17 September, 2021 - Somerset parents and carers are being urged to apply for school places online and on time. Whether your child is starting school for the first time, or transferring to their next school, applications need to [...]
Olympic aces invite Somerset residents to go the extra mile for Diabetes UK 15 September, 2021 - An Olympic mother-and-daughter duo are inviting people from Somerset to join a month-long charity challenge for runners of all abilities.  Diabetes UK’s Month of Miles is all about choice, as those taking part can choose when to [...]
County Council’s climate fund brings good vibes to West Somerset 15 September, 2021 - A new scheme bringing sustainably grown vegetables to communities is one of many green initiatives benefiting from Somerset County Council’s Climate Emergency Community Fund. The ‘Good Vibe Veg’ project in Horner, West Somerset is one [...]
Join Queen’s Green Canopy tree-planting initiative for Platinum Jubilee 15 September, 2021 - Somerset residents, communities, and organisations are being asked to join a national initiative to plant trees in celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Next year will mark 70 years since HM The Queen came to [...]
KickStart scheme boosting career prospects for young people in Somerset 12 September, 2021 - Somerset County Council is helping young people getting into the world of work though the Government’s KickStart programme, and there are more vacancies still available. The KickStart Programme offers young people aged 16-24 who are [...]
Future secured for Sandhill Park 9 September, 2021 - Somerset West and Taunton Council is working with the new owners of Sandhill Park, the Akkeron Group, trading under Blackdown Hills Living Ltd, to ensure the historic Grade II* listed building is preserved after years [...]
Taunton Deane: Get ready to Recycle More 9 September, 2021 - Recycling is set to soar in Taunton Deane this November with the arrival of Recycle More. The expanded weekly recycling collections from Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) will be launched to the area’s 56,000 households at [...]
Somerset County Council welcomes social care investment 8 September, 2021 - Somerset County Council welcomed this week the Government announcement on extra funding for health and social care. The Council has been at the forefront of campaigns to invest more nationally in social care and has [...]
Garden waste collections to restart 7 September, 2021 - Garden waste collections resume later this month, Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) confirmed this week. They restart from Monday 13 September – that does not mean every subscriber will have a collection on that date. Subscribers [...]
Campaign launched to reduce knife crime in Somerset 7 September, 2021 - Somerset communities are urged to report any knife crime in the area – and young people are encouraged to avoid becoming involved or victims of knife crime. A knife crime campaign was launched this week [...]
Night walks, puzzle solving and raising money – Moonraker Challenge 2021 2 September, 2021 - Entries are now open for the 2021 Moonraker Challenge.  This nighttime, team-based, orienteering walk with questions along the way, is organised by Taunton Vale Rotary Club. There’s a short(ish) course of 7 or 8 miles, [...]
Somerset MeeToo Mental health app helps young people in Somerset talk about difficult issues 1 September, 2021 - The advent of Covid-19 has had a major impact on the mental health of people of all ages; but none more so than young people.  A recent survey by Young Minds found 67% believed that [...]
Multi-agency efforts ensure longevity of Wellington Monument 1 September, 2021 - Somerset West and Taunton Council has been working in partnership with the National Trust, Historic England and other stakeholders on a major restoration project to save Wellington’s landmark memorial. Located on the Blackdown Hills just [...]
Watch out Taunton! – Horrible Histories will be rampaging into Taunton Brewhouse this September 1 September, 2021 - It’s “Horrible”, it’s “Barmy” – and it’s coming to Taunton!  After a hugely successful West End season, HORRIBLE HISTORIES – BARMY BRITAIN is touring the country and can be seen at Taunton Brewhouse on 19th September appearing at 2pm and 4.30pm. [...]
£5,000 grants to help rural businesses bounce back 31 August, 2021 - Grants of up to £5,000 are now available to help businesses in rural parts of Somerset bounce back after the coronavirus pandemic. The Rural Services Grant Fund is part of a £6m package of funding [...]
Put your food and drink business on the map 31 August, 2021 - Somerset West & Taunton, and Sedgemoor District Councils are working with the Food and Drink Forum to launch a Food & Drink Mapping project. Through the project, the local Food & Drink Forum team based [...]