SSDC agrees office-share partnership with County Council

SSDCIn a move to help their customers and maintain cost-efficiency, South Somerset District Council and Somerset County Council have agreed a lease for sharing part of SSDC’s central office at Brympton Way, Yeovil. The agreement was signed on Friday 8 August by both Councils and marks a new phase of joint working by the two authorities. The County Council’s Adult and Children Services – currently at Maltravers House, Yeovil – will move to Brympton Way, starting in the autumn, with the transfer completed by Christmas. Full story: Read more

Future proofing businesses at the Dairy Show

The dairy showDairy farmers will be examining ways to future-proof their businesses at the Dairy Show this autumn, as global commodity markets enter a weaker phase. “Following a more settled couple of years for milk prices, which peaked at an average of 34.55p/litre in November 2013, values have started to drift; losing 1.29p/litre between April and June alone,” says show manager Alan Lyons. Full story: Read more