Sharp Drop in Number of GPs

11 October, 2021

Sharp Drop in Number of GPs

New figures revealing a sharp fall in GPs per person in Somerset have been highlighted by the LibDems who want to see “proper investment in GP services”.

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Double By-election Success!

08 October, 2021

Double By-election Success!

In an unusually high turnout for local by-elections Tom Deakin, 26, today won the Wilton and Sherford seat on Somerset West and Taunton council becoming the LibDems’ newest and the district’s youngest councillor, in the early hours of this morning. 

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A New Vision for Tonedale

16 September, 2021

A New Vision for Tonedale

In two 'landmark' purchases since 2019, the Liberal Democrat-led Somerset West and Taunton Council has wasted no time in showing its serious intent to invest long-term in the town and people of Wellington and has acquired not only the community open space of Fox's field - which backs on to the ma...

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COUNCILLOR DAWN SLAMS CONSERVATIVE GOVERNMENT BUILDING PLANS

14 September, 2021

COUNCILLOR DAWN SLAMS CONSERVATIVE GOVERNMENT BUILDING PLANS

At last week’s first in-person meeting of Somerset West and Taunton Council for over a year, local LibDem councillor Dawn Johnson slammed Conservative government plans to give over huge swathes of countryside as so-called 'growth areas'. She also emphasised that this would be depriving local coun...

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Cllr Alan Wedderkopp Memorial Bench

29 July, 2021

Cllr Alan Wedderkopp Memorial Bench

By now we expect you have heard that our much respected and admired councillor, Alan Wedderkopp, sadly died on July 17 this year.  A memorial service for Alan will be held on Friday 13 August at St George’s Church at 2pm. It has been suggested that a memorial bench in his memory would be a fitt...

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Barrie Hall Wins; Another By-election Success

29 June, 2021

Barrie Hall Wins; Another By-election Success

Liberal Democrats across the Somerset West and Taunton Council area are celebrating after a third by-election win in less than three months.  Teacher Barrie Hall is the latest to join the Liberal Democrat administration on the Council after winning the North Curry & Ruishton by-election [24/0...

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