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West Somerset Council is urging people to respect the environment and dispose of litter responsibly in a district renowned for its natural beauty.
A fourth job hub is opening in West Somerset this month following the success of similar initiatives in the district – and it’s perfectly placed to maximise opportunities offered by the Hinkley Point C new nuclear development.
A new public service hub is planned for Williton, West Somerset, bringing councils’ staff together with Police.
Announcements from EDF Energy and the Government that the final decisions have been made on Hinkley Point C means work is ramping up on-site.
Leader of West Somerset Council, Cllr Anthony Trollope-Bellew, is in London today (Thursday) at the invitation of Secretary of State for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy the Rt Hon Greg Clark MP for the signing of an historic agreement formalising the decision to proceed with the nation’s first new nuclear power station in a generation.
Heartfelt tributes to three former West Somerset councillors were paid by colleagues when they were made honorary Aldermen of the district at a special council meeting on Wednesday (September 21).
A Government decision to approve construction of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in West Somerset has been welcomed by the Council.
West Somerset Council has received official endorsement of its Local Plan to 2032 from an independent Planning Inspector.
Two Somerset Councils are making history by becoming among the first in the country to progress towards a formal merger– subject to Government approval.
The Leaders of Taunton Deane Borough Council, Councillor John Williams, and West Somerset Council, Councillor Anthony Trollope-Bellew, have thanked the Local Government Minister Marcus Jones MP for meeting with them on Monday (5 September 2016).