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    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.
    Could you be a Minehead ambassador?

    Could you be a Minehead ambassador?

    14/11/2016

    Volunteers with the gift of story-telling, the ability to get on with people and a knowledge of Minehead are being sought to become new ambassadors for the resort.
    Council to lobby over power station valuation

    Council to lobby over power station valuation

    09/11/2016

    West Somerset Councillors plan to lobby Government after a business rates valuation for Hinkley Point B (HPB) nuclear power station again threatens the stability of the council’s financial planning.
    Stroke beds at Williton Hospital

    Stroke beds at Williton Hospital

    02/11/2016

    Leading councillors in West Somerset have won concessions from NHS chiefs over the proposed temporary closure of stroke beds in Williton Community Hospital.
    Full steam ahead with Coast Trail

    Full steam ahead with Coast Trail

    28/10/2016

    Some 14 years after the scheme was first dreamed up, construction of the West Somerset Steam Coast Trail has begun.
    Call for housing and employment sites

    Call for housing and employment sites

    26/10/2016

    Developers and landowners in Taunton Deane and West Somerset are being invited to promote land in the district that might be suitable for new homes and jobs - including affordable housing, gypsy and traveller sites, self-build and/or employment development.
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