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    Council sets 2017/18 Budget

    Council sets 2017/18 Budget

    23/02/2017

    West Somerset Council has set a balanced budget for the coming year despite facing a triple blow in its funding.
    Have your say on new council proposal

    Have your say on new council proposal

    20/02/2017

    Residents in Taunton Deane and West Somerset have one more week to have their say about the proposal to create a new single council covering both areas before the public consultation closes on Tuesday 28 February 2017.
    By election called

    By election called

    14/02/2017

    A by election has been called in the West Somerset Council ward of Dunster and Timberscombe Taunton, following the resignation of Cllr Bryan Leaker.
    Recruit West Somerset

    Recruit West Somerset

    13/02/2017

    More and more employers are signing up to take part in Recruit West Somerset - an event that will give local people looking for a job, training or new career the chance to talk to the experts.
    Blue Anchor slipway

    Blue Anchor slipway

    10/02/2017

    The seashore slipway at Blue Anchor is having to be closed to public access with immediate effect because of concerns over its stability. But access to the beach is being maintained via steps just a few metres away.
    Recruiting in West Somerset

    Recruiting in West Somerset

    26/01/2017

    Local people looking for a job, training or new career will be given the chance to talk to the experts at an event in Minehead on Friday 24 February.
    Council faces triple funding blow

    Council faces triple funding blow

    18/01/2017

    West Somerset Council faces a triple blow in its funding as the authority prepares its budget for the coming year.
    Be a New Year volunteer!

    Be a New Year volunteer!

    05/01/2017

    Are you looking for a New Year resolution? Then volunteering in West Somerset could be just the job!
    Roadshows ready to roll out in Taunton Deane and West Somerset

    Roadshows ready to roll out in Taunton Deane and West Somerset

    03/01/2017

    A series of roadshows is being launched in Taunton Deane and West Somerset to give people the chance to give their views on a proposal for a new single district council covering both geographical areas.
    Judicial Review ruling

    Judicial Review ruling

    22/12/2016

    Permission to challenge, by way of Judicial Review, the creation of a single new council for Taunton Deane and West Somerset has been rejected by the High Court.
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