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West Somerset Council’s Customer Centre in Minehead will be moving to Minehead Library in Bancks Street from Monday 19 December.
Parish Councillors in Stogumber have scored a first for West Somerset by submitting a draft Neighbourhood Development Plan to the district council.
More than 80 delegates, drawn from locally based businesses attended the West Somerset Business Conference held at St Audries Park on 16 November.
The clock is ticking for West Somerset residents who want to switch energy suppliers – and save money.
An initiative set up to help people in West Somerset into work has won support from community funding linked to the new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C.
Volunteers with the gift of story-telling, the ability to get on with people and a knowledge of Minehead are being sought to become new ambassadors for the resort.
West Somerset Councillors plan to lobby Government after a business rates valuation for Hinkley Point B (HPB) nuclear power station again threatens the stability of the council’s financial planning.
Leading councillors in West Somerset have won concessions from NHS chiefs over the proposed temporary closure of stroke beds in Williton Community Hospital.
Some 14 years after the scheme was first dreamed up, construction of the West Somerset Steam Coast Trail has begun.
Developers and landowners in Taunton Deane and West Somerset are being invited to promote land in the district that might be suitable for new homes and jobs - including affordable housing, gypsy and traveller sites, self-build and/or employment development.