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Work has started on essential work on cliffs above Quay Street in Minehead – and it’s very much business as usual for traders in the area.
This year’s "Bands in the Park" event will again take place in the Bandstand in Blenheim Gardens, Minehead.
West Somerset Council raised the flag honouring the Armed Forces on Monday at a ceremony attended by serving members of the forces, many veterans, councillors, members of the public and council staff.
A willing band of volunteers who work to protect communities across West Somerset from flooding has scooped a top award.
Four Somerset councils have teamed up to provide an innovative new building control partnership.
Consultation begins today - 3 June - on a series of modifications to the West Somerset Local Plan. The Plan, which provides the framework for future planning decisions in the area, is nearing adoption having been subject to public hearing sessions earlier in the year.
Essential maintenance work on a steep hillside above Quay Street in Minehead is due to start on Monday June 20.
Residents and community groups in West Somerset are being asked whether they would support a local lottery to raise funds to support the voluntary sector.
Cllr Bruce Heywood is taking up the role of West Somerset Council chairman in the year ahead following the example set by his grandfather, who was chairman of Dulverton Town Council, at times, from 1907 to 1942. So, in his words, he is following family footsteps in representing a part of Exmoor as a "home-grown" councillor.
Households in high flood risk areas in West Somerset now have access to affordable flood insurance as a Government-backed scheme is officially open for business.