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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Somerset West and Taunton secures Future High Streets funding

19 May, 2021

Somerset West and Taunton  secures Future High Streets funding

Somerset West and Taunton have been awarded just under £14m to help deliver their ambitious proposals to transform our high streets into vibrant hubs for future generations. Confirmation of the funding was made on Tuesday 19th May 2021 and comes from hard work by council staff and Liberal Demo...

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By-election Victory in Trull, Pitminster and Corfe

07 May, 2021

By-election Victory in Trull, Pitminster and Corfe

Dawn Johnson has won the Somerset West and Taunton by-election in Trull, Pitminster and Corfe [06/05/21] for the Lib Dems  by 781 votes to the Conservatives’ 583 votes.  

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LEADER ANNOUNCES REFRESHED TEAM ON SOMERSET WEST AND TAUNTON COUNCIL

29 April, 2021

LEADER ANNOUNCES REFRESHED TEAM ON SOMERSET WEST AND TAUNTON COUNCIL

Following the recent annual meeting of the ruling Lib Dem Group on Somerset West and Taunton Council, the re-elected Leader Cllr Federica Smith-Roberts has announced the new team the Group intends to propose to Full Council [4th May] for the year ahead. 

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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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