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    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.
    Consultation launched in Taunton Deane & West Somerset

    Consultation launched in Taunton Deane & West Somerset

    12/12/2016

    People in Taunton Deane and West Somerset are being invited to have their say on a proposal to create a single new council, covering both areas.
    Customer Centre moving to Library

    Customer Centre moving to Library

    29/11/2016

    West Somerset Council’s Customer Centre in Minehead will be moving to Minehead Library in Bancks Street from Monday 19 December.
    Stogumber marks a first for West Somerset

    Stogumber marks a first for West Somerset

    29/11/2016

    Parish Councillors in Stogumber have scored a first for West Somerset by submitting a draft Neighbourhood Development Plan to the district council.
    Business Conference success

    Business Conference success

    22/11/2016

    More than 80 delegates, drawn from locally based businesses attended the West Somerset Business Conference held at St Audries Park on 16 November.
    Thinking of switching energy supplier? Here’s your chance

    Thinking of switching energy supplier? Here’s your chance

    21/11/2016

    The clock is ticking for West Somerset residents who want to switch energy suppliers – and save money.
    CIM Fund supports Job Hub

    CIM Fund supports Job Hub

    15/11/2016

    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.
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