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    Let’s make summer go with a swing

    Let’s make summer go with a swing

    08/04/2015

    Swing, jazz, rap, hip hop or rock – whatever you play, sing or perform you could help Minehead find a new vibe this summer.
    Voter registration deadline approaches

    Voter registration deadline approaches

    08/04/2015

    With the deadline to register to vote in the forthcoming parliamentary and local elections fast approaching, West Somerset Council is encouraging local residents to go online and register as soon as possible.
    Interested in self-build? Then get in touch

    Interested in self-build? Then get in touch

    31/03/2015

    Taunton Deane and West Somerset Councils want to hear from you if you are interested in building your own home.
    Elections update

    Elections update

    30/03/2015

    Poll cards for the forthcoming General and Local elections on May 7 will be arriving on doormats over the next ten days.
    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.
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