Tag Archives: Ilminster

Review of education in the Ilminster and Crewkerne area

A review of the school structure in and around Ilminster and Crewkerne is underway to ensure it can continue to deliver a good-quality of education for pupils in the long-term The falling number of secondary school-aged children in the immediate area, and national funding arrangements, mean that the current system is not financially sustainable – […]

Additional drainage work in Ilminster

Additional work to clear drains in Ilminster is due to take place next week. The work follows a recent drop-in session run by Somerset County Council as part of on-going investigations into flooding. The cause of the flooding has yet to be determined and a full report will be published before Christmas. In the meantime […]

Improving drainage in Ilminster

**Update: 17/3/16** The major drainage improvement works on Station Road, between the A303 and Canal Way, are anticipated to be finished tomorrow (Friday 18/3), with the road closure lifted a week early. Unfortunately, an unrelated problem has been brought to our attention where a property near the Shrubbery Hotel is being flooded by a broken […]

Major works to repair road underway

Major works are underway to rebuild a road near Ilminster which has been closed since February. Work started on Monday – a week earlier than originally planned – and providing there are no unseen problems or extreme bad weather, it means the B3168 at The Beacon should be repaired and reopened in time for Christmas. […]

Repairs to begin on closed road

Major works to rebuild a road near Ilminster which has been closed since February are due to start on Monday (27 Oct) – a week earlier than planned. Providing there are no unseen problems or extreme bad weather, it means the B3168 at The Beacon should be repaired and reopened in time for Christmas. The […]

End in sight for closed road

Work to repair a road near Ilminster which has been closed since February could begin early next month after investigative work was completed. The B3168 at The Beacon was closed for safety reasons earlier this year when extreme wet weather caused the road to move and there were concerns for the safety of drivers. It […]

B3168 Beacon road closure update

The results of investigative work to discover what has caused structural damage to a road near Ilminster could be ready next week. The B3168 at The Beacon has been closed since February when extreme wet weather caused the road to move and there were concerns for the safety of drivers. Following recent on-site investigations by […]

A358 a priority for improvements

The Leaders of Somerset County Council and Taunton Deane Borough Council have welcomed news that the A358 is now being looked at as a priority for improvements. The Highways Agency is currently carrying out phase 2 of a feasibility study to consider improving the A303/A30/A358 and had initially identified five stretches to look at in […]

B3168 investigations continue

Engineers will be on site at a road near Ilminster over the next few weeks as efforts to identify what caused structural damage to the carriageway continue. The B3168 at The Beacon has been closed since February when the extreme wet weather caused the road to move and there were concerns for the safety of […]

A303 public exhibitions

A series of exhibitions on improving the A303 are being held during July by Devon County Council, supported by Somerset County Council. They are part of a study into improving the A30/A303 between Honiton and Broadway. The drop-in sessions will set out the progress of the study so far and next steps to improve the […]