Trio of Green Flag Awards for District Council countryside sites

GF photo 2014South Somerset District Council is celebrating a trio of Green Flag Awards for their countryside sites including Chard Reservoir, Ham Hill Country Park and Yeovil Country Park. It is the 9th year running that Ham Hill and Yeovil have received this award and the 5th year for Chard Reservoir. Ham Hill Country Park received their award in the form of a Green Heritage Award which recognises the historic importance of the site and that the site is being managed to protect its heritage features. Full story: Read more

Don’t miss out on extra support this winter: Funding for families in Somerset

CCS SomersetAlthough the sun is shining and we are looking forward to the a few more months of warmer weather, now is the time to think about getting some extra help this winter. Community Council for Somerset (CCS) has been awarded funding from the ScottishPower Energy People Trust to work with families in Somerset to ensure they are prepared for the winter months and the higher cost of their energy bills. Full story: Read more

New Wells Rec working group meets for first time

Mendip District CouncilThe first meeting of the new Wells Recreation Ground working group has taken place, with the group being allocated several key tasks. The working group has been set up to help the Wells Recreation Ground Trust (WRGT) revise its strategic plan, as suggested in the recent Options Appraisal. It will make recommendations to the trustees to ensure that the community has a say in how the Bishop’s Barn and recreation ground will be improved to become viable and self-sustaining for the future. Full story: Read more