Category Councillor Federica Smith-Roberts
Could you support a child in care in Somerset? Route1 Advocacy in need of new volunteers
More volunteers are needed to help children in care and act as a significant someone in their lives. For many children in care, everyone who features in their day-to-day lives is part of the care system. Somerset County Council’s Route1 Advocacy service is seeking Advocates and Independent Visitors in both short and long term roles […]
Could you help get people to crucial medical appointments? Volunteer drivers needed urgently across Somerset
People across Somerset with no transport of their own need help to get to important medical appointments.
Know your Numbers – Heart Health Day
Following on from the successful ‘Know Your Numbers’ Week in September (5-11 September), Yeovil Library will be hosting encouraging residents to ‘know their numbers’ and will be running a Heart Health Day in their Wellbeing Zone. The event, which will be held on Tuesday December 13from 9.30am to 12.30pm, will encourage the public to check […]
Volunteer heroes celebrated with Somerset Community Resilience Award
The founder of a support group and a village community group have been named as the first two winners of the inaugural Somerset Community Resilience Award. Sarah Kanah-ah, who set up Somerset Anxiety Support, and volunteers for St John’s Ambulance and the Red Cross, won the individual award. Stoke St Gregory’s Heart of the Village […]
Yeovil Literary Festival – inspiring artists and authors for 10 years
The public will be spoilt for choice this year at the Yeovil Literary Festival with over fifty well-known literary figures, comedians, celebrities, and exciting new writers to choose from. Yeovil Literary Festival takes place between Thursday 20 October to Monday 24th October, with events at The Octagon Theatre, Westlands Entertainment Venue and Yeovil Library. The […]
Local author will charm guests at Yeovil Library
Somerset author, Caroline Newark will be giving a talk, “A Murder in the West Country – Love and Loss in the War of the Roses”, at Yeovil Library this Thursday (22 September). The event will take place at the King George Street library from 10.30 until 11.30 am and will focus on Caroline’s latest book: […]
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 […]
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