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Published in September, 2020

Grant funding available now from The Somerset Fund

If you are a grassroots community group based in Somerset and running on less than £100,000 per year, you can apply for a grant up to the value of £2,500 from The Somerset Fund. The grants are ‘unrestricted’, which means they can be used to pay for ongoing running costs, also known as ‘core costs’. What do we want to fund? We’re keen to support a wide range of groups from across Somerset. We are particularly interested in:giving the best start in life to the most disadvantaged children growing the life skills of young people improving the mental health of people of all...

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Temporary Road Closure: Lakewall, Westonzoyland

The order becomes effective on 6th October 2020 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 12th October 2020 and last for 5 days to enable Somerset Highways to carry out earthwork repairs. For any further information about this closure please contact Somerset County Council on (0300) 123 2224, quoting reference: ttro371479SE – Lakewall, Westonzoyland. Click here to view the Road Closure...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 17/09

All our help and information for 17/09/2020 is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Top stories today: Only get a Coronavirus test if you have symptoms Local Coronavirus testing sites are up and running across Somerset, but demand for slots is increasing with 7,000 people tested in Somerset last week alone. Test sites are commissioned by the Department for Health and Social Care who are seeing a surge of demand...

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SDC Budget Consultation

Sedgemoor District Council are currently undertaking Budget Consultation and this will finish on 28th October. This year the survey is only available online. The survey can be found on the front page of their website www.sedgemoor.gov.uk or by clicking...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 10/09

All our help and information for 10/09/2020 is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Top stories today: Changes to rules on social gatherings from 14 September Social gatherings of more than six people will be illegal in England from Monday (with some exemptions) amid a rise in coronavirus cases nationally. There has also been a rise in coronavirus cases in Somerset, although the number remains low. The changes...

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