Tag Archives: Funding

Community health and wellbeing grants available

Somerset County Councillors want to hear from anyone with a community project idea that will help improve the health and wellbeing of people in their local patch. The Health and Wellbeing Budget Scheme is running for the third year. The application period is open from now until 30 November 2014. The fund provides each County […]

£38m funding confirmed for superfast broadband improvements

Connecting Devon and Somerset has confirmed that an additional £38 million will be invested in improving superfast broadband coverage across the region. This funding will be spent on increasing coverage to 95% of homes and businesses by 2017. Councillor Andrew Leadbetter, Cabinet Member for Economy and Growth for Devon County Council, said: “We are delighted […]

Big boost for Somerset pupils

Following the news yesterday that Somerset will get a £4.7m boost in funding from government for schools, Somerset County Council can reveal that this will convert to an increase of up to £73 per pupil. Leader of Somerset County Council, John Osman, said: “This is fantastic news for pupils in Somerset. For years we have […]