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    CCTV installed in Watchet

    CCTV installed in Watchet

    14/08/2014

    Residents and visitors in Watchet can now feel even safer thanks to a new CCTV system that has been installed in the town.
    Microchipping: Your dog would be lost without it

    Microchipping: Your dog would be lost without it

    14/08/2014

    West Somerset Council is delighted to be working with the Dogs Trust on a dog microchipping campaign and is urging dog owners to take advantage of the offer.
    Bowled over in Brompton Ralph

    Bowled over in Brompton Ralph

    11/08/2014

    Brompton Ralph Cricket Club is celebrating after the completion of a new extension to complement the existing cricket pavilion.
    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.
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