Local News

MP welcomes help for rough sleepers

Conservative MP Ian Liddell-Grainger has welcomed the Government’s announcement that more than £25 million is being allocated to help the most vulnerable rough sleepers off the streets.

MP’s support for 'crucial' Marie Curie work

Conservative MP Ian Liddell-Grainger and actor Stephen Mangan have joined forces to help Marie Curie provide care and support to more people living with a terminal illness.

Lib Dem climbdown over gritting fibs

Liberal Democrat prospective parliamentary candidate for Yeovil Mick Clark was forced into a humiliating climb down after he falsely alleged that the Conservative run Somerset County Council had sacked 17 gritter drivers and sold their gritters.

MP attacks Guide Dog discrimination

Bridgwater and West Somerset  Conservative MP Ian Liddell-Grainger has added his voice to calls for improved accessibility for owners of assistance dogs.

Brexit vote more important than Christmas

Parliament should be prepared to sit through Christmas if necessary to resolve the deadlock over Brexit, Conservative MP Ian Liddell-Grainger warned last night.

More buses for Butlins, Says MP

Local people are being left stranded at bus stops between Minehead and Taunton on Mondays and Fridays because of huge numbers of week-end guests travelling to and from Butlin’s.

County Hall goes red for Remembrance Day

County Hall in Taunton will be going poppy-red for the next three days as Somerset County Council gives its support to Remembrance Day commemorations.