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    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.
    Partnership working is child’s play!

    Partnership working is child’s play!

    28/10/2014

    Grass roots partnership working has resulted in the provision of exciting new play equipment to keep younger ones active and enjoying a new world of play in Minehead.
    Landlords value forum

    Landlords value forum

    28/10/2014

    The fourth annual Landlords Forum staged by Somerset West private Sector Housing partnership (SWPSHP) has been judged a real success.
    Green for go on Heritage Trail

    Green for go on Heritage Trail

    23/10/2014

    West Somerset councillors have given the green light to funding that will help put Minehead on the map – literally.
    Remember, remember – think safety first

    Remember, remember – think safety first

    20/10/2014

    Remember, remember on 5 November some simple and straightforward advice to ensure firework displays are enjoyable, spectacular – and, above all, safe. Planning ahead is the key to a great event.
    Grants still available to reduce risk of flooding

    Grants still available to reduce risk of flooding

    20/10/2014

    Home owners and businesses in Taunton Deane and West Somerset directly affected by flooding last winter are being reminded they can still apply for a grant of up to £5,000 to help reduce the risk of flooding of their properties in the future.
    Host Council welcomes State Aid decision

    Host Council welcomes State Aid decision

    08/10/2014

    West Somerset Council, which will host the Hinkley Point C development, has today welcomed the decision of the European Commission that the Contract for Difference, between EDF Energy and the UK Government, does not constitute State Aid.
    Looking for a home? Try Homelet

    Looking for a home? Try Homelet

    06/10/2014

    A dedicated website designed to help people find a privately rented home in western Somerset is about to be launched.
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