Category Cllr David Fothergill

Journey begins towards improved road and rail links

Councillors in Devon and Somerset have backed proposals for a streamlined transport panel for the South West to campaign for better road and rail links. The panel would cover Somerset, Devon, Plymouth and Torbay as well as Cornwall and potentially Dorset. The Government initiative received backing from the Heart of the South West Joint Committee […]

Peer review praises revitalised and ambitious County Council

Local Government experts have recognised significant improvements and commended management and leadership at Somerset County Council. The Council invited a Corporate Peer Challenge from the Local Government Association as part of its commitment to continued development and improvement. The team of senior staff from other local authorities visited in March and the feedback report published […]