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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.
A public consultation is about to be launched on potential changes to West Somerset Council’s customer contact service in Minehead.
Registered voters are being encouraged to have their say in the Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) election on Thursday 5 May, 2016.
Blue Badge holders using car parks operated by West Somerset Council should remember they need to pay for their space following changes introduced earlier this month.
Residents in Taunton Deane and West Somerset can rest assured that if they have received a poll card for the Police and Crime Commissioner elections on May 5 they are on the electoral register.
This year there is a new charge on West Somerset council tax bills for the Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA).
Police and Crime Commissioner for the Avon and Somerset Police Area – statement of persons nominated
Exceptionally high spring tides, coupled with gale-force winds, have combined to rip a vital public safety sign from sea defences at Blue Anchor in West Somerset.