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Heartfelt tributes to three former West Somerset councillors were paid by colleagues when they were made honorary Aldermen of the district at a special council meeting on Wednesday (September 21).
A Government decision to approve construction of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in West Somerset has been welcomed by the Council.
West Somerset Council has received official endorsement of its Local Plan to 2032 from an independent Planning Inspector.
Two Somerset Councils are making history by becoming among the first in the country to progress towards a formal merger– subject to Government approval.
The Leaders of Taunton Deane Borough Council, Councillor John Williams, and West Somerset Council, Councillor Anthony Trollope-Bellew, have thanked the Local Government Minister Marcus Jones MP for meeting with them on Monday (5 September 2016).
Leader of West Somerset Council Anthony Trollope-Bellew will recommend the council approves the option for a merger with its partner, Taunton Deane Borough Council.
As the nights start drawing in, heralding the approach of autumn, residents in West Somerset could make some big energy savings as temperatures start to fall.
As every resident knows, Watchet is simply out of this world – and there’s now the science to prove it.
West Somerset Council’s Minehead office will no longer be available for customers to make payments from September 23.
As the first year anniversary approaches, the Cuckoo Meadow play area in Minehead is attracting increasing numbers of local children and young people.