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    Orchestra launches summer programme

    Orchestra launches summer programme

    30/06/2015

    This Saturday, July 4, Blenheim Gardens in Minehead will be resounding with the sounds of America to mark US Independence Day.
    Lighting up The Avenue

    Lighting up The Avenue

    29/06/2015

    The lights will be going on in Minehead, illuminating the landmark trees in The Avenue and bringing year-round sparkle to the town.
    Raising the Flag for Armed Forces

    Raising the Flag for Armed Forces

    22/06/2015

    Veterans and serving officers joined forces on Monday to raise the Armed Forces flag at West Somerset House in the run-up to Armed Forces Day on Saturday.
    Minehead blows its own trumpet

    Minehead blows its own trumpet

    15/06/2015

    Minehead is preparing to blow its own trumpet as a seaside resort with a summer of music lined up.
    Watch out for bathing water advice

    Watch out for bathing water advice

    11/06/2015

    West Somerset Council, in partnership with Minehead Town Council, Old Cleeve Parish Council and Dunster Beach Holidays, has started to display warning signs on the beaches at Minehead, Blue Anchor and Dunster to advise bathers when water quality is expected to be reduced.
    Join the crowd-funding to get the bands playing

    Join the crowd-funding to get the bands playing

    27/05/2015

    The clock is ticking for the countdown to a summer of music in Minehead’s flagship park, Blenheim Gardens, with the programme already being planned.
    Permits offer a bargain for shoppers

    Permits offer a bargain for shoppers

    27/05/2015

    Shoppers can still snap up a bargain to reduce the cost of their parking fees in West Somerset.
    New Leader and Cabinet

    New Leader and Cabinet

    20/05/2015

    West Somerset Council has agreed its new Leader and Cabinet following local elections earlier this month.
    Brushing up the Blenheim benches

    Brushing up the Blenheim benches

    18/05/2015

    A group of seven Community Payback workers have given some of the seating in Blenheim Gardens in Minehead a spring clean – and more.
    Celebrating Building Excellence in West Somerset

    Celebrating Building Excellence in West Somerset

    01/05/2015

    The annual awards season is almost upon us and West Somerset Council’s building control team is delighted to confirm several building projects across the district have been shortlisted from entries across Somerset, Devon, Dorset and Cornwall for the Local Authority Building Control 2015 LABC South West Region Building Excellence Awards.
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