Over £4 million awarded to local projects since the launch of the Hinkley Point C Community Fund

30/11/2020 Over £4 million awarded to local projects since the launch of the Hinkley Point C Community Fund An incredible £4 million* has been awarded to local initiatives in Somerset since the Hinkley Point C (HPC) Community Fund was launched in 2017. Val Bishop, Programmes Director at Somerset Community Foundation (SCF), who administer the Fund, … Read more

Rural Transport consultation

The Department for Transport is inviting the public’s views on its future rural transport strategy and wants to hear from as many people as possible. You can have your say at: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/future-of-transport-rural-strategy-call-for-evidence

Covid Update

Covid update With the ending of the national lockdown next Wednesday, 2nd December, Sedgemoor’s Parks Team have been out and about in the district.  To keep the important messages of  Hands-Face-Space in the forefront of everyone’s mind, they have been stencilling reminders on pavements and putting signs on bollards in parks to remind people of … Read more

Christmas Rail Travel arrangements

Please find update from GWR about Christmas Travel Arrangements.     Following the announcement of the five day Christmas travel period, we thought it would be helpful to let you know about our Christmas and New Year services.   Services will run normally on 23 December. On Christmas Eve late afternoon and evening services will … Read more

Beware of scam calls

Sedgemoor District Council is warning residents that the latest scam calls which are doing the rounds are supposedly from HRMC. (HM Revenue & Customs – “Tax office”).  Several worried residents have contacted SDC to check.   An automated recorded message informs people that they owe them tax and that if they don’t ring them back, they … Read more

Joint release issued on behalf of Somerset’s local authorities: Climate Emergency Strategy agreed by five councils in Somerset

The five councils in Somerset have been given the green light to implement the recently launched plan for Somerset to go carbon neutral by 2030. The Somerset-wide Climate Emergency Strategy considers how climate change will impact the County of Somerset and describes what we need to do to cut our emissions and build resilience to … Read more

Poll reveals that twice as many residents would back Stronger Somerset than One Somerset as districts’ plan for a better future is finalised

More Somerset residents would back Stronger Somerset as the right solution for a better future than Somerset County Council’s vision for a single council according to the early results from an independent poll. Ipsos Mori, one of the world’s leading research companies, has been surveying a representative sample of 2,000 residents across the county regarding … Read more

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