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Essential roadworks to address ash dieback on key road

Somerset County Council’s Highways team is continuing work to remove diseased and dangerous ash trees from our roadsides.

Junction 25 – permanent A358 layout adopted

Taunton’s multi-million-pound M5 Junction 25 upgrade has reached another important landmark with the opening of the permanent road layout.

Step into county’s rich history of shipwrecks and smugglers on coast path

Somerset’s seafaring heritage and lost legends are beautifully brought to life in a set of ‘story walks’ being launched by Somerset County Council.

Vodafone fined heavily for two road works offences

Vodafone Ltd has received a significant fine after pleading guilty to a pair of road works offences which took place last year.

Veterans encouraged to make themselves heard on Census Day

Sunday 21 March is Census day in England and Wales. The day when households across England and Wales are encouraged to complete the survey. It is a legal requirement to complete it – this will help to ensure that everyone is included on a census for the place where they are living or staying. They […]

Essential repair work on two key Somerset roads

Somerset County Council’s Highways team is due to carry out repairs on two important roads next week. Resurfacing works are taking place on the A37 near Ilchester, on a section known as the Ilchester Straight, along with part of the B3151 Yeovil Road and the Church Street Roundabout. A suitable signed diversion route will be […]

Everyone will benefit from Census 2021

Households across Somerset will be asked to take part in Census 2021 this spring.

Major road works set to begin w/c 1 February

Major road works scheduled to take place next week (25/1 – 31/1) by the Somerset highways team.

Squibbers Way wins big again at national Highway Awards

Bridgwater’s Colley Lane Southern Access Road project, also known as Squibbers Way, has been awarded Most Innovative Highway Authority Scheme of the Year at the 2020 Highways Magazine Awards.

Census 2021 will provide a snapshot of modern society

Households across Somerset will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021.