Local News

Ken Maddock visits Victim Support

The Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) candidate, Ken Maddock, visited the Victim Support centre in Bishopsworth on Wednesday 4th June.

County Leader puts forward the case for Somerset

Somerset County Council Leader, John Osman, met with Government Ministers Bob Neil and Greg Clark last week at the Local Government Conference to discuss the future financing for Somerset Councils and nuclear development at Hinkley point.

Ken hits the ground running

Ken Maddock has hit the ground running since being nominated as Conservative candidate for Police & Crime Commissioner.

Have your say on the speeding along the A358 at Henlade

In the twelve months to April 2012 over 5,336 drivers have been caught speeding on the dual carriageway outside the new Park and Ride. To date 2,542 have been successfully prosecuted raising over £152,250 for the treasury. For the full story, and to have your say, open David Fothergill’s intouch below.

Corfe finally gets its new speed limit

After nearly 50 years of campaigning the small villageof Corfe, outside of Taunton recently saw the speed limit through the village reduced to 30 mph. Paperwork held by the Parish Council shows that as long ago as the early sixties the villagers were arguing for a reduction.

Councillor raises parcel concerns with Royal Mail

Local County Councillor for Wincanton and Bruton, Anna Groskop, has written to the Royal Mail to raise her and local residents’ concerns over plans to stop missed delivery collections from the Bruton Post Office.

Wedmore saved from rogue HGVs

Wedmore has had an issue with HGV drivers following their Sat Navs and not knowing where the County Council’s HGV advisory routes are.

Somerset Conservatives launch new website

Thank you for your support at the last election. Because of you, David Cameron is the first Conservative Prime Minister in 13 years and the Government’s plans to build a strong economy and a big society are in full swing. Now, to help us communicate with you, we've launched this new local website.