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    Hinkley C job event hailed a success

    Hinkley C job event hailed a success

    19/06/2017

    More than 260 people crowded into the Hinkley Point C Site Operations Recruitment Event in Minehead on Thursday June 15 with job-seekers queuing up.
    Food Safety Week

    Food Safety Week

    15/06/2017

    New research indicates that people in the South West could be putting themselves and their families at risk of food poisoning through lack of knowledge of the 4Cs of food hygiene: Chilling, Cooking, Cleaning and avoiding Cross-contamination.
    Tickets on sale NOW for local lottery

    Tickets on sale NOW for local lottery

    14/06/2017

    Tickets are now available online for the Somerset West Lottery and the chance to scoop a £25,000 jackpot and help local good causes.
    One Team – lots of elections!

    One Team – lots of elections!

    12/06/2017

    From parish councils to Parliamentary – the joint elections team for Taunton Deane and West Somerset has safely delivered the democratic process over the last three years.
    Armed Forces flag to be raised

    Armed Forces flag to be raised

    12/06/2017

    West Somerset Council will be raising the flag to honour the Armed Forces on Monday June 19 at a public ceremony at West Somerset House in Williton.
    Countdown to new community lottery

    Countdown to new community lottery

    06/06/2017

    The new Somerset West Lottery - with a £25,000 top prize – is due to go live on Tuesday 13 June with the first draw taking place on Saturday 29 July.
    Food Safety Success

    Food Safety Success

    25/05/2017

    Officers working jointly for Taunton Deane Borough and West Somerset Councils have carried out a significant number of food safety interventions during the last financial year.
    Are you Hinkley ready?

    Are you Hinkley ready?

    18/05/2017

    West Somerset Council employment and skills staff are working together to ensure our local communities are in a good position to benefit from jobs arising from Hinkley Point C.
    Lottery launch

    Lottery launch

    16/05/2017

    Good causes in Taunton Deane and West Somerset are being encouraged to sign up to benefit from the new Somerset West lottery jointly set up by the respective Borough and district councils.
    Council chairman elected for second term

    Council chairman elected for second term

    15/05/2017

    Cllr Bruce Heywood has been re-elected as West Somerset Council chairman in the year ahead with Cllr Rosemary Woods elected deputy chair.
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