Tag Archives: Anna Groskop

Love the great outdoors? Now you can adopt-a-path

People who regularly use rights of way in Somerset are invited to help keep routes open and accessible for all under a new adopt-a-path scheme. Somerset County Council’s rights of way team is interested in hearing from anyone willing to adopt a public footpath, bridleway, restricted byway or a Byway Open to All Traffic (BOAT). […]

Public sector strikes update

The majority of Somerset County Council’s services continued as usual today despite a national one-day strike by unions. At 11am it was recorded that 364 workers were absent due to the industrial action, which represents 7 per cent of the overall workforce of 5,020. Cllr Anna Groskop, Somerset County Council’s Cabinet Member for HR and […]

Mendip District Council offices in Shepton Mallet

Council Offices Take Shape in Mendip

Somerset County Council staff will soon be moving in with the District Council, as part of a wider plan to save taxpayers’ money and enable residents to access a variety of public services in one place. Around 220 staff are expected to move into Mendip District Council’s offices in Shepton Mallet from mid-February 2014 onwards. […]