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Members of Youth Parliament at work in the Commons

Somerset Members of Youth Parliament debate burning issues for the young in Commons

Young people from Somerset have been to Westminster tackling key issues for their peer group – including the prospect of votes at 16 and cheaper transport. Supported by Somerset County Council, Members of Youth Parliament (MYPs) Eve Anderson (Sedgemoor & Mendip), Leonie Robertson (South Somerset) and Kira Lewis (Taunton Deane & West Somerset) were among […]

Councillor John Woodman and Brian Worrall

Brand new minibuses for the West Somerset Slinky service

A community transport charity has been given a huge boost after receiving two brand new minibuses so it can continue to provide life-line services to residents. Somerset County Council is handing over the new vehicles – worth a combined £77,500 – to Minehead-based charity ATWEST which runs the West Somerset Slinky service for residents who […]