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    Taunton Deane-West Somerset partnership update

    Taunton Deane-West Somerset partnership update

    20/07/2016

    West Somerset Council’s meeting scheduled for July 26 to discuss the Business Case for future working has been postponed until September 7. But the meeting of Taunton Deane Borough Council will go ahead as planned on Tuesday July 26.
    Quay Street reopens

    Quay Street reopens

    13/07/2016

    Quay Street in Minehead is fully open again as works commissioned by West Somerset Council to carry out essential maintenance on cliffs above the road are on schedule and close to finishing.
    Enterprising Esplanade

    Enterprising Esplanade

    13/07/2016

    Residents and businesses in Minehead are being invited to join a meeting on Tuesday to discuss plans to breathe new life into the resort’s Esplanade.
    Food Safety Week

    Food Safety Week

    04/07/2016

    West Somerset Council is supporting this year’s Food Safety Week from Monday 4 July, which aims to help people better understand how to waste less food safely, by making more use of their freezers.
    Work starts at Quay Street

    Work starts at Quay Street

    22/06/2016

    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.
    Summer of music

    Summer of music

    21/06/2016

    This year’s "Bands in the Park" event will again take place in the Bandstand in Blenheim Gardens, Minehead.
    Armed Forces flag raised

    Armed Forces flag raised

    21/06/2016

    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.
    Flood group gains top award

    Flood group gains top award

    07/06/2016

    A willing band of volunteers who work to protect communities across West Somerset from flooding has scooped a top award.
    Councils launch new building control partnership

    Councils launch new building control partnership

    07/06/2016

    Four Somerset councils have teamed up to provide an innovative new building control partnership.
    Plan consultation to start

    Plan consultation to start

    03/06/2016

    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.
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