Charity seeks riders for Brunel Flyer cycle challenge

logoThe Brunel Flyer Cycle Challenge will take place this spring and children’s charity Action Medical Research is calling for riders to sign up now for the event on Sunday 10 May. There is a choice of Cool (40 miles,) Classic (61 miles) and Champion (100 miles) routes setting out from the Wellsway Sports Centre, Chandag road in Keynsham. The routes take in the stunning scenery surrounding Bath including, the Chew Valley, Cheddar, White Horse at Westbury, and Longleat Estate. Full story: Read more

New Year brings new affordable housing strategy release

CLT 4South Somerset District Council has released its affordable housing strategy which will see 540 additional affordable houses built in the next three years. The published new strategy includes plans for 270 additional homes by April 2015 and a further 270 homes over the next three years. The strategy also contains measures to protect the district’s most vulnerable residents and a new policy to safeguard rural social housing vacancies for local applicants. Full story: Read more

Are you planning the perfect Valentine’s date?

image001Planning the perfect date can be stressful as there’s a lot to worry about, including of course – whether you will get on and if you will make a good impression. So the last thing you want to think about before an important dinner is whether or not the place you choose takes food hygiene seriously. The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme means you don’t have to. The Food Standards Agency is urging you look before you book and check the food hygiene rating before deciding where to go on your special date. Full story: Read more