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    A helping hand for local firms

    A helping hand for local firms

    26/03/2015

    Businesses in West Somerset are being supported by the council to help them develop their ideas.
    New Prospects for the YMCA in Minehead

    New Prospects for the YMCA in Minehead

    06/03/2015

    An exciting initiative to provide much needed help for young people in Minehead is getting under way as the YMCA starts to redevelop Prospect House in the Parks.
    Are you Hinkley ready?

    Are you Hinkley ready?

    04/03/2015

    People in West Somerset interested in finding a new challenge are invited to a special employment workshop in Minehead highlighting potential opportunities from the Hinkley Point C new nuclear power station.
    West Somerset meets the Minister at nuclear event

    West Somerset meets the Minister at nuclear event

    04/03/2015

    West Somerset Council took advantage of an opportunity to speak about the challenges and opportunities of hosting major new nuclear development with influential politicians, including the Minister of State, at the House of Commons recently.
    Council sets a balanced budget

    Council sets a balanced budget

    26/02/2015

    West Somerset Council has set a balanced budget for the coming year despite facing severe financial pressures over the past five years in the wake of cuts in Government financial support.
    Grants aim to boost small businesses

    Grants aim to boost small businesses

    20/02/2015

    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.
    COOL tourism pays dividends

    COOL tourism pays dividends

    11/02/2015

    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!

    YOUR town needs YOU!

    05/02/2015

    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.
    Smoke-free play in West Somerset

    Smoke-free play in West Somerset

    05/02/2015

    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.
    Make sure you register to vote

    Make sure you register to vote

    03/02/2015

    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.
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