Press Release

Gambling Policy review

Sedgemoor District Council has to review its Gambling Policy every three years. The Policy document sets out our approach to the Council’s licensing functions in accordance with the Gambling Act 2005. Comments are invited on

SWP Briefing July – Tracker shows recycling advance

Tracker shows recycling advance Impressive progress is revealed in a new Somerset Waste Partnership report on the destination of the county’s 137,146 tonnes of recycling in 2020-21. Tracking each tonne shows that everything residents recycled


As part of Love Parks Week (23 July until 1 August) Sedgemoor’s Parks team have organised a group dog walk starting at 1000 hrs in the dog agility area in Apex Park on Wednesday, 28th

Missed collections: report online and please bear with us

Residents are urged to report missed collections online as disruption continues for Somerset’s waste services. The nationwide driver shortage and local pressures have seen delays to Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) waste collections in recent weeks.

All aboard to see the Art First artwork

Have you spotted anything new on the buses around Sedgemoor recently…? Our fantastic Art First artists have been busy behind the scenes compiling all the great community submissions to create beautiful works of art now

Opportunity to make a real difference in your community

Are you passionate about Somerset? Somerset Community Foundation (SCF) is looking for an individual to volunteer on the Hinkley Point C (HPC) Community Fund Awards Panel – and applications from people with knowledge of West

PCC launches Police and Crime survey

Newly elected PCC Mark Shelford is calling on local people to tell him what policing issues matter most to them by completing his Police and Crime survey.  The survey, which takes just 10 minutes to

TV Licensing – Over 75s June Update

In August 2020, there was a policy change to the TV Licence for those over 75 and freelicences were no longer funded by the government from this date. However, anyone aged75 or over and receiving

The Great British Spring Clean

Thanks to all Volunteers Thank you for all your time and hard work in making this a really successful event. There were 51 of you out there over the 2 hour sessions held on 3

Seed Media Release: Artwork on the move

Monday 14 June: Through June and July buses travelling across Sedgemoor are being transformed into moving art galleries thanks to an exciting new partnership between Seed and Buses of Somerset. During the third lockdown members

Important changes to Homefinder Somerset

This is a reminder that some important changes are being made to Homefinder Somerset this summer. This includes improvements to the website and the online application form. These changes are being made following feedback received

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Additional loos at Burnham-on-Sea and Berrow

Given the expected increase in the amount of holiday-makers to British tourist hotspots this summer due to the restrictions on international travel, SDC have installed additional loo capacity at Burnham-on-Sea and Berrow.  We are currently

Voters choose Stronger Somerset in local poll

The result of the local poll, which closed on Friday 4 June, was delivered today by Civica Electoral Services, who independently ran and verified the poll, and announced publicly by the District Council Leaders. The





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