The Only Way is Local – Food Show at Haynes International Motor Museum, 17 September

Food Event 1A local food show – The Only Way is Local – is to be held at Haynes International Motor Museum on 17 September 2014. The event will run from 10.30am – 1.30pm. With just days to go and 40 stall holders booked, the event is gearing up to showcase Somerset’s high quality food and drink producers. Presented by South Somerset District Council with the backing of European funding (Interreg 2 Seas Fish & Chips project), the food show is promoting local food and drink producers to a wider consumer market, helping them to make business connections and increase their sales and market reach. Full story: Read more

Somerset Art Weeks 2014 Launch Party Friday 12 September

Somerset Art WorksTo celebrate the Art Weeks Open Studio Event this year, SAW invites visitors and artists to gather and enjoy a unique evening of audio visual experience. Featuring Somerset based electronic sound collective, Hacker Farm. Artworks on display, music and film screening throughout the evening. Organised in partnership with Red Brick Building. Bocabar will be open throughout the event, offering fantanstic menu of food and drink to visitors. Full details: Read more

Community Shop set to open in Norton-sub-Hamdon after grant awarded

SSDCNorton-sub-Hamdon is set to benefit from a Community Shop after being awarded a grant by South Somerset District Council’s Area North Committee. A community grant to the sum of £9,346 was awarded on Wednesday’s (27 August) Committee meeting to Norton-sub-Hamdon Community Land Trust which will help towards the start-up costs of acquiring and operating the village post office and shop. Full story: Read more