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Four honoured as Aldermen

Four honoured as Aldermen

24/07/2014

Four past members of West Somerset Council, with a combined total of 92 years’ service, are being honoured as Honorary Aldermen.
Funding won to support West Somerset communities into employment

Funding won to support West Somerset communities into employment

23/07/2014

Extra funding to support communities in West Somerset to find work, training and development opportunities has been secured.
Hopcott Road application

Hopcott Road application

22/07/2014

West Somerset Council will no longer be determining the planning application for 71 dwellings at Hopcott Road, Minehead as the applicant, Williams Partnership of Minehead, has lodged an appeal.
Park shipshape in time for summer

Park shipshape in time for summer

17/07/2014

Minehead’s flagship park, Blenheim Gardens, has been given a root and branch spruce-up in time for the busy summer season.
Nautical – and nice!

Nautical – and nice!

30/06/2014

Minehead’s Old Harbour Festival looks set to be a nautical – and nice – treat as final arrangements are put in place.
Blenheim Gardens to be blooming beautiful

Blenheim Gardens to be blooming beautiful

30/06/2014

A root and branch restoration is planned for Blenheim Gardens in Minehead to revive the full beauty of the open space.
Broadband investment agreed in principle

Broadband investment agreed in principle

23/06/2014

West Somerset Council has agreed in principle to invest £240,000 in the programme to extend the superfast broadband provision in the district.
Raising the flag for Armed Forces Day

Raising the flag for Armed Forces Day

23/06/2014

Armed Forces veterans joined young people, members of the public and West Somerset Councillors to mark the start of Armed Forces Week in Williton today (Monday June 23).
Fund ready to help communities

Fund ready to help communities

23/06/2014

Is your club or group in West Somerset planning a project that might need a helping hand with funding? If so, the Hinkley Point C Community Impact Mitigation (CIM) fund may be able to help.
New court move against West Somerset fly-tippers

New court move against West Somerset fly-tippers

20/06/2014

New guidelines for fly-tipping will be used in any West Somerset court cases from 1 July and could mean far higher penalties for the very worst offenders.
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