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    Taxi driver has licence revoked

    Taxi driver has licence revoked

    16/08/2017

    West Somerset Council has revoked a man’s taxi driver licence after conducting an investigation into reports of inappropriate behaviour.
    Partnership delivers new affordable housing

    Partnership delivers new affordable housing

    15/08/2017

    The ground-breaking partnership between Taunton Deane Borough and West Somerset Councils is smashing housing records in both areas.
    Minehead poised for revival

    Minehead poised for revival

    03/08/2017

    Ambitions to revitalise Minehead as West Somerset’s flagship seaside resort are being boosted with the award of more than £500,000.
    Lottery first draw winners

    Lottery first draw winners

    02/08/2017

    Three lucky winners in the first Somerset West Lottery scooped £25 each – and helped local good causes at the same time.
    Community lottery tickets selling fast

    Community lottery tickets selling fast

    17/07/2017

    Tickets for the new Somerset West Lottery - with a £25,000 top prize – are selling fast with 1,000 bought already ahead of the first draw taking place on Saturday 29 July.
    Love Parks, love our volunteers!

    Love Parks, love our volunteers!

    17/07/2017

    Going back to grass roots help is bringing Blenheim Gardens in Minehead back to its blooming best.
    Bowling Club starts to realise its dream

    Bowling Club starts to realise its dream

    12/07/2017

    Watchet’s ambitions to have a state-of-the-art Bowling Club is closer to being realised thanks to a £50,500 grant from a Leisure Fund secured from the Hinkley Point C project which is administered by West Somerset Council.
    Health and safety the priority

    Health and safety the priority

    07/07/2017

    West Somerset Council is reassuring residents that it takes its role of property owner seriously, particularly when it comes to health and safety.
    Consultations start on Council Tax Rebate scheme

    Consultations start on Council Tax Rebate scheme

    05/07/2017

    West Somerset Council is encouraging all Council Tax payers to take part in its consultation about its Council Tax Rebate scheme. The consultation runs for eight weeks from 3 July 2017.
    Local lottery: don’t forget to buy a ticket!

    Local lottery: don’t forget to buy a ticket!

    03/07/2017

    Tickets are now available online for the Somerset West Lottery and if you buy before the first draw later this month you could be in for a luxury treat.
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