20 communities set to benefit from free Playdays

GroupThis summer 20 communities will come to life when South Somerset District Council brings free Playdays to towns and villages right across the district. From Wincanton to Combe St Nicholas and Henstridge to Long Sutton a wide range of exciting and fun activities will descend on each community. South Somerset District Council will be organising the Playdays in 13 communities and providing a small grant to help the other seven locations to organise their own event. Full story: Read more

Local adventure travel company contender for prestigious award

British Travel AwardsLocal adventure travel company, Oasis Overland has been named by the British Travel Awards (BTAs) as one of the contenders for the Best Escorted Adventure Holiday Company. Based at Henstridge Marsh, Oasis Overland specialises in operating adventure tours and expeditions. The company was founded 17 years ago by Chris Wrede and Steve Crowhurst who started out offering one overland trip between Istanbul and Cairo. Full story: Read more