Thursday, November 21, 2019

Plans to build 248 houses in a Somerset town have been given the green light.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

A swarm of bees have taken refuge in a children's play area sand pit, which could be there for up to six weeks.

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

A Somerset council is appealing for people to join its panel which determines the rate of members' allowances.

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Saturday, August 31, 2019

Crowds of families followed a map to lost treasure and landmarks at a summer holiday event last week.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

A council is warning people to avoid the latest barrage of cold calls made by tax-scammers targeting people in the area.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Thousands of people flocked to enjoy a free day out in Highbridge during the summer holidays.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Plans to build 50 homes in Lympsham would cause 'serious impact' to road safety and stretch village resources to the limit, according to its parish council.

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Saturday, March 30, 2019

Plans to build 21 homes in a Somerset tourist village have been refused.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Councillors have unanimously opposed plans to convert a town's former library into flats at a meeting last week.

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Saturday, March 23, 2019

A controversial chicken farm has been told it must reduce its numbers again because it is stinking out the village.

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Sunday, March 3, 2019

Walkers have had their say on the state of Weston's popular dog walking spots.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Villagers have branded a housing development 'ridiculous' after hundreds of people turned out in force to oppose the plans.

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Sunday, February 24, 2019

A group of conservationists took to the Berrow Dunes on Sunday to clear invasive weeds from the nature reserve.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Councillors have called for the speed limit to be lowered in a well-known accident blackspot to prevent dangerous driving.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Dog walkers on a popular beach could face a fine of up £100 from council dog wardens as they are warned to 'pick up the poo, rather than a fine'.

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Monday, February 18, 2019

Plans to build almost 250 homes which would amount to 'overdevelopment' have been branded 'totally inappropriate' by concerned councillors.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Planning to install nine timber cabins at Rookery Manor has been submitted to Sedgemoor District Council.

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

More houses could be planned for a Somerset village after a planning application was submitted to build 134 homes.

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Outline planning permission to build 100 homes has been opposed by Axbridge Town Council.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Work on a new conservatory at a popular eatery has begun this month.

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Sedgemoor District Council is on the look out for seaside businesses to trade in the area for the next three summers.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Plans to build 35 homes in Wedmore will move forward after concerns from villagers and a school headteacher were addressed.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

A plan to build a new £75,000 play park has been supported by the parish council despite concerns from villagers.

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Monday, December 24, 2018

Highbridge train station could receive a slew of enhancements if a bid for funding by Burnham Town Council is successful.

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Planning permission to build 24 lodges at a popular Somerset resort has been granted by a council committee, despite a number of objections from the public.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Three Somerset community groups have received a share of almost £3,000 from Sedgemoor District Council.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

A housing development which promises to provide 'much-needed housing' for a Somerset village has been given approval by Sedgemoor District Council, despite oppositions from two parish councils.

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Monday, November 30, 2015

A THEATRE group, swimming club and a dementia organisation were some of the good causes chosen by a Somerset council to receive a share of more than £12,500 in community grants.

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Friday, August 28, 2015

AFFORDABLE homes will remain unoccupied after planning permission for a pedestrian bridge leading to the site was deferred for another month.

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