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    Dunster and Timberscombe by-election

    Dunster and Timberscombe by-election

    24/03/2017

    The result of a by-election for the Dunster and Timberscombe seat on West Somerset Council held on March 23 has been published.
    Look out for your poll cards

    Look out for your poll cards

    23/03/2017

    Polling cards will be arriving through residents’ letterboxes in Taunton Deane and West Somerset over the next couple of days for all those eligible to vote at the Somerset County Council elections on 4 May.
    Notice of election

    Notice of election

    20/03/2017

    Notices of election for Somerset County Council have been published in Taunton Deane and West Somerset.
    Don’t forget to register to vote

    Don’t forget to register to vote

    06/03/2017

    With local elections for Somerset County Council taking place in just a few weeks, voters in Taunton Deane and West Somerset are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote and are able to take part on polling day, Thursday 4 May.
    Recruit West Somerset hailed a success

    Recruit West Somerset hailed a success

    02/03/2017

    Employers and providers offering new career and training opportunities were overwhelmed with West Somerset’s response at the Recruit West Somerset event.
    Bratton Stream Flood Works

    Bratton Stream Flood Works

    02/03/2017

    Somerset Rivers Authority is reducing flood risk in Minehead by funding improvements along the Bratton Stream in Parks Walk.
    Council sets 2017/18 Budget

    Council sets 2017/18 Budget

    23/02/2017

    West Somerset Council has set a balanced budget for the coming year despite facing a triple blow in its funding.
    Have your say on new council proposal

    Have your say on new council proposal

    20/02/2017

    Residents in Taunton Deane and West Somerset have one more week to have their say about the proposal to create a new single council covering both areas before the public consultation closes on Tuesday 28 February 2017.
    By election called

    By election called

    14/02/2017

    A by election has been called in the West Somerset Council ward of Dunster and Timberscombe Taunton, following the resignation of Cllr Bryan Leaker.
    Recruit West Somerset

    Recruit West Somerset

    13/02/2017

    More and more employers are signing up to take part in Recruit West Somerset - an event that will give local people looking for a job, training or new career the chance to talk to the experts.
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