Free microchipping events for dogs in preparation of new legislation

Dogs Trust Event 3 - 20 02 15South Somerset District Council’s (SSDC) Enforcement Officers are offering free microchipping to all dog owners at two Country Park sites across South Somerset in preparation for a new legislation that is set to be introduced. The Microchip of Dogs (England) Regulations 2015 will require all dogs to be microchipped by 6th April 2016 or face a possible fine of £500. Full story: Read more

Witcombe Stream Restoration Project to commence thanks to Heritage Lottery Fund grant

WITCOMBE STREAMThanks to a £19,800 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), South Somerset District Council is delighted to announce the Ham Hill Ranger Team will be starting work to restore the Heritage landscape in Witcombe Valley, part of Ham Hill Country Park. This summer (2016), the Rangers and volunteers will be working together on a practical project to enhance the habitats, wildlife and heritage in the bottom of Witcombe Valley. Full Story: Read more