Cracking Cracknell visit brings wave of support for Water Sport Centre

Success for Prospective MP Rebecca Pow and gold medallist James Cracknell in their campaign to see further funding awarded to Taunton's new Water Sports Centre. Support from Rebecca and the Olympian helped secure £200,000 for the project which is now progressing strongly towards its £500,000 target.

Moorland & Fordgate Community Hub open for business!

The Community Council for Somerset (CCS) has been working with Sedgemoor District Council (SDC) to open a community space for Moorland & Fordgate. As a result of the recent flooding the village hall is unusable and undergoing a huge refurbishment.

88 affordable homes in West Somerset

88 affordable homes have been delivered in West Somerset in the past year, helping to meet the needs of local people. Conservative-led West Somerset Council works with providers such as housing associations to provide homes at a price people can afford to rent or to buy.

Work Starts on Deane's New £12 million housing scheme

Contractors Galliford Try started demolition work on flats in Creechbarrow Road to make way for a mix of flats and houses being built by Taunton Deane Borough Council in partnership with Knightstone Housing.