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Chairman’s award for World Cup hero

Local hero Jos Buttler has had his Cricket World Cup feats recognised with a special award from Somerset County Council. Wicketkeeper batsman Jos, originally from Wedmore, was a key figure in England’s historic World Cup win in July, including playing a pivotal role in the dramatic ‘super over’ in the final against New Zealand. In […]

Community Awards open for nominations

The search is on for more community heroes as the Chair of Somerset County Council calls for nominations for his annual Community Awards. Every year the Chair presents awards to deserving people who have made an outstanding contribution to their community and Councillor Nigel Taylor is asking the public to come forward with their suggestions. […]

Cavers, fund raisers and a unicyclist get Chairman’s thanks

The Chairman of Somerset County Council has presented four cave divers with the authority’s first ever awards for bravery. As part of his annual Chairman’s Awards, Councillor Nigel Taylor gave commemorative shields for valour to the local heroes involved in the dramatic Thai cave rescue earlier this year. Chris Jewel, Connor Roe, Josh Bratchley, and […]

The Chairman’s Awards for Service to the Community

From First Aiders to flood volunteers, litter pickers to parish councillors, dozens of community heroes have been recognised by Somerset County Council’s Chairman. Councillor Christine Lawrence presented 54 Chairman’s Awards for services to the county’s community; to people who have dedicated their time and energy to others. The awards evening at Taunton Rugby Club recognised a […]