Chamber highlights apprenticeship opportunity for school leavers

Somerset Chamber is encouraging school leavers to consider the wealth of apprenticeships on offer within the county, providing a valuable opportunity to gain new skills and ‘earn while they learn’. Speaking on A Level results day, Somerset Chamber Chief Executive, Dale Edwards, said, “Our congratulations to all those students across the county who have been successful in their A Levels. Full story: Read more

CLARKE WILLMOTT STAFF GET ON THEIR BIKES FOR ST MARGARET’S HOSPICE

Six cyclists from Taunton law firm Clarke Willmott LLP have completed a 78-mile charity bike ride from Taunton to Yeovil. Kate Gardner, Thomas Halford, Phil Roberts, Paul Hazeldine, Mary Pike and Amy Pike took part in the ride from St. Margaret’s Hospice in Taunton to the St. Margaret’s Hospice in Yeovil and back again to raise funds for the charity. Full story: Read more

THE FORCE WAS WITH THE CLARKE WILLMOTT TEAM AT CHARITY BOAT RACE

A group of lawyers from Clarke Willmott LLP in Taunton supported the annual Headway Somerset Dragon Boat Festival raising over £1500 for the local charity. Taking place on the River Tone, the event saw businesses and teams from across the region battle it out for several titles, including the coveted ‘Best Fancy Dress’ accolade which was once again retained by the Clarke Willmott team. Full story: Read more

THE SEARCH IS OVER WINNERS OF SOMERSET HEROES CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCED

The search for Somerset’s unsung heroes is over. Passion for Somerset, has this week, announced the winners of its inaugural Somerset Heroes Campaign, run in association with Heart Radio and the Western Daily Press, which pays tribute to inspirational community champions, fundraisers and carers. These people often work tirelessly behind the scenes and without the recognition they so richly deserve. Full story: Read more