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    Get your turkey ready for ‘National Defrost Your Turkey Day’

    Get your turkey ready for ‘National Defrost Your Turkey Day’

    17/12/2014

    To help people stay safe during this festive season West Somerset Council will be supporting the Food Standards Agency (FSA) on National Defrost Your Turkey Day on Monday 22 December 2014.
    Defra and local partners set up Somerset Rivers Authority

    Defra and local partners set up Somerset Rivers Authority

    08/12/2014

    Local people in Somerset will be better able to manage flood risk after the Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss announced £1.9 million funding for the Somerset Rivers Authority today that will enable it to start work next year.
    Blue Anchor sea cliff erosion

    Blue Anchor sea cliff erosion

    04/12/2014

    West Somerset Council regrets that it is considering calling a halt to its bid for funding to address the sea cliff erosion at Blue Anchor.
    Parking boost for West Somerset towns

    Parking boost for West Somerset towns

    26/11/2014

    Free parking will be on offer on selected days in West Somerset Council car parks in December – and beyond.
    Council Tax Rebate scheme

    Council Tax Rebate scheme

    24/11/2014

    West Somerset Council’s Council tax Rebate (CTR) scheme will remain unchanged in the coming year to ensure those most in need get some financial help towards their Council Tax bills.
    Blenheim’s beauty grows

    Blenheim’s beauty grows

    24/11/2014

    The true beauty of Blenheim Gardens, the jewel in Minehead’s crown, is being revealed as the makeover started earlier this year gathers momentum.
    Wheels in motion to establish employment hubs

    Wheels in motion to establish employment hubs

    14/11/2014

    Could you help people in your community find a job? If the answer’s yes you could be the just the volunteers we need to help staff two Employment Hubs being developed in Watchet and Williton.
    We want you to help us decide!

    We want you to help us decide!

    14/11/2014

    Somerset County Council is looking for a person to join the Joint Independent Remuneration Panel that advises the County Council and West Somerset, Taunton Deane and Mendip Councils on the payment of allowances to their councillors.
    Conference proves a huge success

    Conference proves a huge success

    11/11/2014

    A preview of the new Visit Exmoor website, a look at tourism from across the Channel and the latest tips and tricks from the digital world all helped make the Exmoor tourism conference an overwhelming success.
    Rethink plea on shellfish bid

    Rethink plea on shellfish bid

    11/11/2014

    Councillors in West Somerset have asked for a rethink on an £800 bid to help the innovative Porlock Bay Shellfish Project link up to the worldwide web.
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