Category Interviews

Communities supported to find local solutions

  More and more communities across Somerset are working with Somerset County Council to find local solutions to local issues such as loneliness, transport and care in the community. Wivey Cares approached the Council for help and support to set up as a charitable organisation, wanting to help meet the needs of people living in […]

Statement from SCC Chief Executive, Patrick Flaherty

Somerset County Council has announced that Peter Lewis, Interim Director of Children’s Services, is no longer working for the authority. The Council has terminated its contract for the services of Mr Lewis and is currently advertising for a permanent position of DCS The wellbeing of vulnerable children is of paramount importance to the Council and […]

Cabinet Member visits flood-hit farmer

Prominent Somerset Farmer and landowner, Mary Roberts has backed a Somerset County Council-led campaign to secure significant flood prevention investment in the County. The backing came as Mary Roberts, from Myrtle Farm, Moorlynch welcomed County Council Cabinet Member for Resources, David Huxtable to her 480 acre farm on the Somerset Levels that has been devastated […]