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News Published in 2022

Notice of Poll & Situation of Polling Stations

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Notice of Election

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Temporary Road Closure: BT – Liney Road, Westonzoyland

Please follow the link to view the above road closure; https://one.network/?tm=127710694 and the link for the Notice 2: https://api-gb.one.network/downloads/tm/1111/03-notice-2_127710694_3433540_3e9e4fb804.pdf The order becomes effective on 17th May 2022 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 21st May 2022 and last for 7 days to enable BT Openreach to carry out the laying of ducting, core drilling and replacement of carriageway cover works. The contractor has indicated that access for Emergency Services through the site is not permitted on this...

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Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) Somerset

The new Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) Somerset: Our County – ‘COVID in Somerset communities’- is now published at http://www.somersetintelligence.org.uk/jsna/ The focus of this JSNA has been the impact of COVID-19 on our areas of deprivation, with additional qualitative work reporting from participant groups and interviews in Bridgwater. We anticipate the evidence produced in this JSNA will prove beneficial to the recovery of the whole county; it demonstrates our community strength and assets alongside the challenges we face, as a result of the...

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Local Heritage List Project

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Temporary Road Closure: ttro480351 – WW – Monmouth Road, Westonzoyland

Please follow the link to view the above road closure; https://one.network/?tm=125276913 and the link for the Notice 2: https://api-gb.one.network/downloads/tm/1111/03-notice-2_125276913_3405539_08e3ae87f9.pdf The order becomes effective on 1st March 2022 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 7th March 2022 and last for 5 days to enable Wessex Water to carry out new connection works. The contractor has indicated that access for Emergency Services through the site is not permitted on this occasion. For any further information about this closure...

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New Somerset Council update – 1 February 2022

Thank you for your continued interest in the New Somerset Council. We have made a lot of progress since our last email. Work to prepare for the biggest local elections Somerset has seen for a long time is well underway. These crucial elections are for the councillors at county level who will oversee the transition to a new unitary council, which they will then lead to deliver all the promises and ambitions of the unitary business case. The city, town and parish councillors elected have a vital role too, ushering in a new era of community empowerment. They will be pioneers, drawing on an array...

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Temporary Road Closure: A39 Road Closure

Please find below details of a road closure for urgent highway works on the A39 Puriton Hill, commencing Monday 10 January 2022: Somerset County Council will be undertaking urgent works to remove trees suffering from Ash Dieback next week on the A39 Puriton Hill – from the Bath Road junction (Silverfish) to the Ashcott Pipers Inn A361 Junction. The road will be closed to all traffic between the hours of 09:15 and 15:30 weekdays from 10th Jan to 14th Jan 5 days. The Diversion route will be signed. (There are currently 3 illumined advance warning signs at the M5, Silverfish junction and...

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News about Music on the Levels concert 30 January 2022

We are still planning to go ahead with our next free concert featuring fiddle and guitar duo Mitchell and Vincent on Sunday 30 January 2022, 3.00 pm in St Mary’s Church, Main Road, Westonzoyland, TA7 0EP. Unless things change , of course. We are putting additional Covid-safety measures in place, including the wearing of face-coverings and restriction on number- more details below, after further information about the performers. West Country-based David Mitchell and Graham Vincent are in great demand throughout the UK and abroad, playing a lively mix of traditional tunes, arranged by them...

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