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Truespeed handed fine for double breach in Mendips

Truespeed Communications Ltd has been handed a hefty double fine after being found guilty of two offences earlier this year.

‘Tis the season to be gritting…

As days become shorter and nights chillier, Somerset County Council’s fleet of 23 gritters is ready to be mobilised as soon as the temperature drops below zero in coming months.

Restoration of flood-damaged roads nears final stretch

e of the eight roads ripped up by June’s flash floods in the Chard area have now been fully restored by Somerset County Council’s highways team.

Key link in town’s cycling network is unveiled

gwater’s growing active travel network.

Resurfacing planned as major scheme nears completion

The last remaining touches on a major Traffic Signal Refurbishment scheme in Rowbarton, Taunton, are set to get under way next week.

Busy Yeovil road to be resurfaced

Somerset County Council’s Highways Team is resurfacing a section of the A37 Dorchester Road at the end of the month.

Western Relief Road vital to £8.3m Toneway project

A major new section of Taunton’s road network opens on Monday (July 26) paving the way for the start of a multi-million pound improvement project on the Toneway.

Fine handed to BT for 19 offences is Council record

British Telecom PLC has been handed a record fine after being found guilty of 19 offences last year. Somerset County Council is responsible for managing the road network and prosecuted British Telecom PLC as part of its commitment to minimising disruption and keeping the public safe. The case, heard at North Somerset Magistrates on Tuesday […]

Multi-million pound signals upgrade heads to Chard

Somerset County Council’s Highways Team is set to begin work in Chard as part of its £11 million county-wide traffic signals refurbishment programme.

Double fine for civil engineering firm

A civil engineering firm has received a hefty fine after being found guilty to a pair of roadworks offences earlier this year.