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The clock is ticking down on the deadline for candidates to come forward if they want to stand for election in Somerset in May. There are around nine weeks to go before nominations close for

Next step for Bridgwater Tidal Barrier

The £100m Bridgwater Tidal Barrier – designed to protect some 13,000 homes and businesses from tidal flooding – is one step nearer.  The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), George Eustice,

Travel disruptions – January 2022

Here are some of the road closures and traffic controls that could delay your travel this upcoming month, from January 4-31, in Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge. Burnham-on-Sea Berrow Road sees a road closure in force from

January 10th 2022 TIMPS meeting cancellation

A spokesperson for the Town Council has today (December 21st) said ” In light of ongoing public health uncertainties so close to the New Year, it has been agreed that the 10th January Town Improvements

Council statement on Plan B rules

Our council office staff are hard at work, following Government guidance and working from home where we can. The council offices’ public reception is closed for in-person drop-ins, but is open to those who have

Help us shape a new unitary council for Somerset

Organisations from across the county are joining together to deliver a new unitary council for Somerset – and local people are encouraged to be part of the conversation. A public meeting is planned at Donyatt

Christmas is coming …..

Sedgemoor District Council is pleased to announce that it will be offering free parking in all of its car parks for the three weekends before Christmas. People will be able to park without charge in

Customer Excellence accreditation

Hot on the heels of Bridgwater House’s new reception being opened to much acclaim by customers – is the news that after months of preparation, Sedgemoor’s Customer Service teams were assessed against the national Customer

Volunteering team launches new Facebook page

    A new Facebook page is being launched by Somerset County Council’s Central Volunteer Team to keep people informed about Somerset County Council’s volunteer opportunities, key updates and good news stories.   Volunteering was





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