23rd August 2019

Can you help support arts activities in schools?

21st August 2019 0
Donations are being sought from businesses and residents across Somerset to support arts and cultural opportunities for children and young people. The County Council is backing local arts charity Somerset Partnership Arts Education Agency (SPAEDA) […]

The flexible way for apprenticeships

21st August 2019 0
Somerset businesses keen to take on an apprentice can now tap into help from Somerset County Council. The authority is making use of recent rule changes to offer ‘levy transfers’ that will cut the costs […]

Shake up this summer and get active

30th July 2019 0
Families in Somerset are being encouraged to get active over the summer holidays – and reap the wide-ranging benefits. Evidence shows that children and young people who are more active have more confidence, higher self-esteem, […]

Beat the heat and stay safe

24th July 2019 0
With hot weather forecast this week Somerset County Council is asking people to keep an eye out for themselves, and vulnerable family and friends and neighbours. The Met Office predicts high temperatures, especially midweek, with […]

Free training for social entrepreneurs

22nd July 2019 0
Social enterprises, charities and co-operatives in Somerset can sign up for free bespoke training – plus a grant of £1,200. Somerset County Council is supporting the free training to be held in Taunton between September […]

National plaudits for Somerset’s creative social care

17th July 2019 0
Independent social care experts have praised Somerset County Council’s creative approach to social care. The Social Care Institute of Excellence (SCIE), one of the sector’s leading voices, says the authority’s innovative work offers “glimmers of […]

Park and Ride funding for the future

16th July 2019 0
Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT) is set to make a further contribution to keep the Taunton Park and Ride service running. The Council’s Executive is being asked to approve a one-off provision of £115,000 […]

Next phase of Junction 25 works

15th July 2019 0
A multi-million pound scheme to improve the busy M5 Junction 25 in Taunton will enter a new phase later this month with the start of works to widen the Toneway. Somerset County Council is currently […]

Stay Safe over the Summer

12th July 2019 0
Somerset County Council’s road safety team have some words of advice for anyone hitting the roads this summer. Whether you’re heading to a festival with friends, or a week or two by the sea with […]
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