Category Consultations

A new chapter for Library Services in Somerset

Free wi-fi and computer usage and an extra £10,000 per year for outreach library services are just a few of the changes being made to Somerset’s Library Service. These changes were approved today by Somerset County Council’s Cabinet Members and will contribute towards savings of £472,000 for the next financial year (2015/16). The changes being […]

Don’t miss chance to have your say

People in Somerset are invited to have their say on a range of services offered by Somerset County Council. These include: Extra Care Housing (ends 19 Oct) Somerset Autism Strategy (ends 12 Oct) The Children and Families Act 2014 (ends 7 Oct) Somerset’s Sitting Service (ends 12 Nov) Community pharmacies (ends 6 Nov). By taking […]

There’s still time to have your say on Autism

People from across Somerset are being encouraged to have their say on a draft Autism Strategy before 12 October. The Somerset Autism Strategy has been drafted to help plan ahead for how support for people with autism and their parents and carers will be delivered in the future. The consultation is particularly aimed towards people […]

Have your say on the future of Cossington School

People are invited to have their say on the future of Cossington Primary School near Bridgwater. Falling pupil numbers over the last ten years has meant the Governing Body of Cossington Primary School and Somerset County Council have to consider whether the school should remain open in the future. Parents and members of public are […]

William Wallace visiting Extra Care Housing scheme at Keyford Heights

Extra Care Housing Consultation

Somerset residents are being asked to give their views as the County Council begins to review its Extra Care Housing (ECH) services that provide specialist housing to older people, people with long term care and support needs and people with disabilities. Extra Care Housing offers support on site 24 hours a day, 7 days a […]

Consultation on the future of Cossington Primary School announced

The future of Cossington Primary School will be consulted on from 1 September 2014, Somerset County Council has announced. In May this year the Governing body approached Somerset County Council requesting they consider the future viability of the school after falling student numbers on roll. Since 2004, numbers on roll have been declining.  Nine pupils […]

A303 public exhibitions

A series of exhibitions on improving the A303 are being held during July by Devon County Council, supported by Somerset County Council. They are part of a study into improving the A30/A303 between Honiton and Broadway. The drop-in sessions will set out the progress of the study so far and next steps to improve the […]

Have your say on future Autism Services

People are invited to have their say on draft plans to help shape future autism services in Somerset. Somerset is committed to improving services for people with autism and the ‘Somerset Autism Strategy’ outlines how those services will be delivered and improved in future. It covers increasing awareness of autism, training and development, improving access […]

Dulverton schools consultation latest

A consultation on whether to change the age range of two schools in Dulverton is to be extended to encourage more parents to have their say. Somerset County Council has consulted on changing the age range of Dulverton First and Dulverton Middle Schools and has now produced a report that was discussed with Governors on […]

Get involved: Chilcompton consultation

Parents and families are being urged to get involved in the consultation on proposals for services based The Mill Children’s Centre in Chilcompton. A nine-week public consultation started last month seeking views on the proposals. A second consultation information meeting will take place on Friday, 30 May, 1.30 – 3pm at the centre. The proposals […]