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    Lights, camera, action!

    Lights, camera, action!

    20/08/2015

    The lights are on in Minehead, illuminating the landmark trees in The Avenue and bringing year-round glow to the town.
    Red Arrows put on a thundering good display

    Red Arrows put on a thundering good display

    13/08/2015

    Red, white and blue cut across the skies in Minehead on Wednesday when the Red Arrows roared over town at the resort’s summer festival.
    Make mine a shanty!

    Make mine a shanty!

    12/08/2015

    Sea shanties with strong local connections will be entertaining the crowds in Blenheim Gardens, Minehead, on Sunday as part of the resort’s summer of music.
    Full steam ahead for coast trail

    Full steam ahead for coast trail

    12/08/2015

    It’s full steam ahead for a visionary scheme creating a network of paths in West Somerset with the appointment of a dedicated project officer Briony Turner.
    Beware bogus callers

    Beware bogus callers

    05/08/2015

    Residents in West Somerset are being warned about bogus calls being made to households in the area about Council Tax.
    Council welcomes economic boost

    Council welcomes economic boost

    03/08/2015

    West Somerset Council is welcoming EDF Energy’s announcement on more preferred bidders for Hinkley Point C, including South West joint ventures with combined contract values of more than £225 million.
    Consultation starts on Council Tax Rebate scheme

    Consultation starts on Council Tax Rebate scheme

    21/07/2015

    West Somerset Council is carrying out a consultation about its Council Tax Rebate Scheme for working-age council tax payers from now until 7 September 2015.
    Summer of music in full swing

    Summer of music in full swing

    21/07/2015

    Two local bands will be entertaining the crowds in Blenheim Gardens, Minehead, as the summer of music programme gets in full swing.
    Quantocks classroom for country skills

    Quantocks classroom for country skills

    17/07/2015

    Young people keen on learning new skills and gaining extra confidence will be given the chance to spread their wings in the glorious Quantocks countryside.
    Coastal towns celebrate success

    Coastal towns celebrate success

    17/07/2015

    Two coastal towns in West Somerset – Minehead and Watchet – are celebrating after winning Coastal Community Teams bids.
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