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Innovative stairlift loan and housing support scheme show benefits of new Somerset Council, say council leaders

A new scheme to support people leaving hospital and returning to their own homes has been praised by senior councillors today, 15 March 2023, as demonstrating the advantage of bringing services together in the new unitary Somerset Council. The headline benefit of the scheme, published in the Somerset Private Sector Housing Renewal Policy, is the […]

One month out: Council Plan sets priorities for new Somerset Council

With one month to go until the launch for the new unitary Somerset Council, councillors have published the priorities for the new Council.  The new Council Plan was approved unanimously at a meeting of the outgoing Somerset County Council, whose councillors will form the new Somerset Council. The Somerset Council Plan highlights four key priorities. […]

Consultation opens into new single Somerset Council budget. New Council targets support for key services and vulnerable residents

The proposed budget for the new unitary Somerset Council is published today. The proposals, set to be discussed by the Council’s Executive on Wednesday 18 January, will be the first time the services and costs from all four District Councils and the County Council have been brought together. Consultation into the proposed budget runs until […]