Voters choose Stronger Somerset in local poll

The voters of Somerset have shown their support for Stronger Somerset – the plan for two councils, an Eastern Somerset and a Western Somerset council, to replace Somerset’s existing five county and district councils.   The result of the local poll, which closed on Friday 4 June, was delivered today by Civica Electoral Services, who … Read more

Behind the scenes at Hinkley Point C on BBC2

Behind the scenes at Hinkley Point C on BBC2 A new 4-part BBC series providing unique behind-the-scenes access to HPC begins at 9:00 pm on BBC2 on Wednesday, June 2. “Building Britain’s Biggest Nuclear Power Station” follows the construction workers at Hinkley Point C. The series focuses on the engineers, technicians, steel-fixers, welders, crane drivers, … Read more

Northgate development starts!

Work begins on £16m entertainment and dining development in the heart of Bridgwater Development to be known as Northgate Yard 7-screen cinema, 8-lane bowling alley, sports bar and restaurants plus green space Due for completion October 2022 Work has begun on a £16 million leisure project in Bridgwater town centre. The much-anticipated development will be known as Northgate … Read more


Lendology   As we are gradually coming out of pandemic measures; meeting up with friends and families, we may find that households could be struggling financially with more things on which to spend our money.  With so many hours spent at home, it has easy to spot all those ‘little’ jobs that need doing around … Read more

Unsung heroes of the pandemic honoured with Somerset Medal 

Unsung heroes of the pandemic honoured with Somerset Medal A select few of Somerset’s many unsung coronavirus heroes are unveiled today as the first ever winners of the Somerset Medal.   The Somerset Medal has been launched by Somerset County Council to say a heartfelt thank-you to the best of the best – with the winners announced as the county celebrates Somerset Day.   They include vaccination volunteers, food deliverers, PPE producers, pop-up shop … Read more

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