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    Remember, remember – think safety first

    Remember, remember – think safety first

    20/10/2014

    Remember, remember on 5 November some simple and straightforward advice to ensure firework displays are enjoyable, spectacular – and, above all, safe. Planning ahead is the key to a great event.
    Grants still available to reduce risk of flooding

    Grants still available to reduce risk of flooding

    20/10/2014

    Home owners and businesses in Taunton Deane and West Somerset directly affected by flooding last winter are being reminded they can still apply for a grant of up to £5,000 to help reduce the risk of flooding of their properties in the future.
    Host Council welcomes State Aid decision

    Host Council welcomes State Aid decision

    08/10/2014

    West Somerset Council, which will host the Hinkley Point C development, has today welcomed the decision of the European Commission that the Contract for Difference, between EDF Energy and the UK Government, does not constitute State Aid.
    Looking for a home? Try Homelet

    Looking for a home? Try Homelet

    06/10/2014

    A dedicated website designed to help people find a privately rented home in western Somerset is about to be launched.
    New father’s fly-tip court ‘shame’

    New father’s fly-tip court ‘shame’

    02/10/2014

    Fly-tipping his partner’s rubbish by a car park bring bank cost a new Somerset father more than £200 for his first offence.
    Masked thief caught in CCTV drama

    Masked thief caught in CCTV drama

    02/10/2014

    An incompetent thief found himself with a starring role in his own cops and robbers movie, prompting Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) to warn crooks to stay away from West Somerset’s recycling sites.
    One-stop shop for healthy living

    One-stop shop for healthy living

    19/09/2014

    West Somerset’s first ever Healthy Living Fair is taking place in Williton on September 27 to encourage people in the district to enjoy a better way of life.
    Have your say on play space

    Have your say on play space

    19/09/2014

    Calling all residents in the Cuckoo Meadow area of Minehead: West Somerset Council need more of your views on what sort of children’s play area is needed.
    Food labelling laws

    Food labelling laws

    16/09/2014

    Food businesses in Taunton Deane and West Somerset are being alerted to important new changes in product labelling which will be enshrined in law at the end of this year.
    Significant funds released to improve transport

    Significant funds released to improve transport

    15/09/2014

    Joint working by officers on behalf of Taunton Deane Borough Council and West Somerset Councils, alongside colleagues from Somerset County Council, has today seen the announcement of significant local investment in both districts by the Government.
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