Businesses invited to find out more about free training opportunities

Strode CollegeLocal businesses are being invited to attend a free information event at Strode College to find out more about the wide variety of training opportunities available – many of which are fully funded. The college, in Street, has grants and bursaries available for local businesses that want to up-skill and re-skill their workforce. The funding has come from the European Social Fund, to help support businesses in the region to get ready to be part of the Hinkley C development. Full story: Read more

Yeovil Concert Band & The Scrumpy Sax Quartet at The Johnson Hall, Street, Saturday 12th October

Yeovil Concert BandYeovil Concert Band & The Scrumpy Sax Quartet present a concert on Saturday 12th October at The Johnson Hall, Millfield School, Street. The concert kicks off at 7.30 and is aid of The Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance. Tickets are £7 to include a glass of wine or fruit juice and are available from: The Glastonbury Music Shop (01458 835212), Street Tourist Information Centre (01458 447384) or at

Residents asked to help shape Mendip Council’s budget

Mendip District CouncilMendip District Council is asking residents to help shape its budget for 2014/15 by taking part in a new consultation about what the council’s spending priorities should be. At a time when everyone is feeling the effects of the economic downturn and government cuts to local services deepen with each passing year, it is more important than ever that every penny Mendip District Council spends offers the very best value for money for residents. Full Story: Read More