Category Councillor Federica Smith-Roberts

Nominations Open for Somerset’s Community Resilience Award

Do you know someone who has helped their community be prepared for emergencies? A new award has been launched to celebrate people or groups that have made their communities more resilient. The winner will be announced at the 2022 Somerset Community Resilience Day on October 13, at West Monkton Village Hall. Nominations are invited from […]

100 reasons to make the most of Somerset’s Home Library Service

From Hogwarts to Westeros, reading has the ability to transport us to completely different places from within the comfort of our own homes – something that is even more valuable for people who find themselves housebound.  Somerset’s Home Library Service (HLS) is run by Somerset County Council with the support of amazing volunteers. It enables […]

Council calls for action to address the cost-of-living emergency

Somerset County Council has declared a cost-of-living emergency and is calling on the Government to take immediate action to reduce the impacts on local people.  At a meeting of Full Council today, Councillors discussed the ongoing cost-of-living crisis which has seen household bills soar to the highest levels in history.  Councillors voted for the Chief […]