Plans to build 248 houses in a Somerset town have been given the green light.
A swarm of bees have taken refuge in a children's play area sand pit, which could be there for up to six weeks.
A Somerset council is appealing for people to join its panel which determines the rate of members' allowances.
Crowds of families followed a map to lost treasure and landmarks at a summer holiday event last week.
A council is warning people to avoid the latest barrage of cold calls made by tax-scammers targeting people in the area.
Thousands of people flocked to enjoy a free day out in Highbridge during the summer holidays.
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.
Plans to build 21 homes in a Somerset tourist village have been refused.
Councillors have unanimously opposed plans to convert a town's former library into flats at a meeting last week.
A controversial chicken farm has been told it must reduce its numbers again because it is stinking out the village.
Walkers have had their say on the state of Weston's popular dog walking spots.
Villagers have branded a housing development 'ridiculous' after hundreds of people turned out in force to oppose the plans.
A group of conservationists took to the Berrow Dunes on Sunday to clear invasive weeds from the nature reserve.
Councillors have called for the speed limit to be lowered in a well-known accident blackspot to prevent dangerous driving.
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'.
Plans to build almost 250 homes which would amount to 'overdevelopment' have been branded 'totally inappropriate' by concerned councillors.
Planning to install nine timber cabins at Rookery Manor has been submitted to Sedgemoor District Council.
More houses could be planned for a Somerset village after a planning application was submitted to build 134 homes.
Outline planning permission to build 100 homes has been opposed by Axbridge Town Council.
Work on a new conservatory at a popular eatery has begun this month.
Sedgemoor District Council is on the look out for seaside businesses to trade in the area for the next three summers.
Plans to build 35 homes in Wedmore will move forward after concerns from villagers and a school headteacher were addressed.
A plan to build a new £75,000 play park has been supported by the parish council despite concerns from villagers.
Highbridge train station could receive a slew of enhancements if a bid for funding by Burnham Town Council is successful.
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.
Three Somerset community groups have received a share of almost £3,000 from Sedgemoor District Council.
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.
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.
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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