NHS 1% PAY RISE - NOT GOOD ENOUGH

15 March, 2021

NHS 1% PAY RISE - NOT GOOD ENOUGH

The Government's announcement of a 1% pay rise for NHS staff is pitiful given all that the NHS has done during the pandemic.

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Somerset West and Taunton Council Passes Green and Balanced Budget

19 February, 2021

Somerset West and Taunton Council Passes Green and Balanced Budget

Somerset West and Taunton’s Full Council has passed a balanced budget for the coming financial year despite the challenges of COVID [18/02/21].  

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Lib Dems Celebrate Huge £400,000 Win for Somerset Residents

19 February, 2021

Lib Dems Celebrate Huge £400,000 Win for Somerset Residents

Somerset’s Lib Dems are celebrating a big win for local residents in need of help after the County Council agreed a grant of £400,000 to fund Citizens’ Advice freephone ‘Somerset AdviceLine’.

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Protecting Wellington's Heritage

01 February, 2021

Protecting Wellington's Heritage

January provided excellent news for Wellington as Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) have moved to protect the historic Tonedale site. Firstly, it completed the purchase of Fox's Field, a community-used ground in adjacent to Tonedale Mills to help enhance the field as a community space going forwar...

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£14M WON FOR TAUNTON AGAINST THE ODDS

01 January, 2021

 £14M WON FOR TAUNTON AGAINST THE ODDS

The winning of £14million for Taunton High Street has been hailed by LibDem councillors who launched the original bid as a huge boost for the town, achieved “against the odds” and vote of confidence in the new Council vision, a bid we  described as “ambitious” in your County Gazette at the time. 

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What did you tell us about 2020?

15 December, 2020

What did you tell us about 2020?

This time last year, many of us had never heard of a coronavirus and probably only those with a background in science knew what one was or what it might do. Now, in stark contrast, things are very different and it will most likely be the coronavirus - or more specifically Covid 19 - which will be...

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