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Budding entrepreneurs in West Somerset with bright business ideas could qualify for a financial helping hand from West Somerset Council to help them develop their enterprise. Existing small businesses with good ideas about how to improve their offer are also eligible.
A ground-breaking tourism project, linking West Somerset with South East England and France, is providing tangible results for the local tourism industry – the mainstay of West Somerset’s economy.
Your town needs YOU! That’s the message from Minehead where the Events Group is looking for people who can spare some time to help put the resort more firmly on the map.
Signs designating play areas as smoke free zones are going up in West Somerset after the Council declared its commitment to protect residents from the harmful effects of tobacco.
Thursday 5 February 2015 celebrates National Voter Registration Day, when a week of activities will be launched across the nation by the Electoral Commission to encourage as many people as possible to register to vote.
The planning blueprint that will guide growth and development in West Somerset over the next two decades is being formally published.
The East Wharf cargo shed in Watchet is being closed as a precaution after advice from health and safety officers.
West Somerset Council will be setting a balanced budget in the coming year despite five years of cuts in Government financial support.
New Community Employment Hubs aimed at helping people find work, improve key skills and confidence are about to be launched in two West Somerset venues.
Taunton Deane Borough Council and West Somerset Council are preparing to take partnership working a stage further through working with Mendip District Council to create a new Shared Legal Services partnership, streamlining and improving the service offered to customers and the local community.