Lighting Up The Avenue

The lights will be going on in Minehead, illuminating the landmark trees in The Avenue and bringing year-round sparkle to the town, linking the town centre to the seafront. The initiative aims to draw people into the town centre to enjoy the shops and other attractions – and give Minehead a unique selling point.

Local MP Ian Liddell-Grainger attacks BT broadband 'shambles'

Conservative Bridgwater & West Somerset MP Ian Liddell-Grainger has denounced the ‘shambolic’ management of BT after the company admitted it could not meet the next deadline for delivering superfast broadband to Devon and Somerset.

MP calls for 'cruel' TB transport probe

Bridgwater & West Somerset MP Ian Liddell-Grainger has called for the fullest possible investigation into the way TB reactor cattle are being transported for slaughter

A new British Bill of Rights

We'll restore common sense to our legal system by scrapping the Human Rights Act and introducing a new British Bill of Rights.Share now to let your friends and family know

Unemployment falling and wages rising

The latest employment figures from the ONS show wages are rising, unemployment is falling - and our plan is delivering more security for hardworking families across Britain.

Tidal Lagoon debate "must wait for facts" says local MP

Bridgwater and West Somerset Conservative MP Liddell-Grainger says ‘wild and premature’ claims are being made about the negative impacts of two tidal lagoons in Bridgwater Bay even before firm plans have been drawn up.