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    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.
    Look before you book that Christmas event

    Look before you book that Christmas event

    04/11/2014

    Thinking of eating out this Christmas? If you’re planning that special Christmas meal with work colleagues, friends or family West Somerset Council’s food safety team would like to remind you to ‘look before you book’.
    Tourism’s ‘eyes and ears’ supported

    Tourism’s ‘eyes and ears’ supported

    30/10/2014

    The “eyes and ears” of West Somerset’s most important industry – tourism – are being supported through funding from the district council.
    Council consults on sports and leisure

    Council consults on sports and leisure

    30/10/2014

    West Somerset Council has arranged a series of consultation evenings aimed at sports clubs, community groups and village halls on the district’s coastal strip.
    Tourism conference takes centre stage in Minehead

    Tourism conference takes centre stage in Minehead

    29/10/2014

    The Exmoor Tourism Conference being held in Minehead next week is set to be the best yet with a packed programme covering a wide range of topics.
    Cashless parking launches in West Somerset

    Cashless parking launches in West Somerset

    29/10/2014

    Finding the correct change for parking machines could be a thing of the past for visitors and residents in West Somerset.
    Local producers win Hinkley contract

    Local producers win Hinkley contract

    29/10/2014

    West Somerset Council is congratulating local food producers who have won the interim catering contract for EDF Energy’s Hinkley Point C project.
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