Tag Archives: Sedgemoor

Cash boost for vital infrastructure moves step closer

Local authorities in Somerset have welcomed news that the first step of an ambitious bid for government cash to improve local infrastructure has been successful. Today’s announcement from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government means Somerset County Council’s application for ‘forward funding’ under the Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) will progress to the next […]

Event to revitalise adult social care support in West Sedgemoor

Community organisations, care providers and active local people are being asked to play a part in improving social care support in West Sedgemoor. They are invited to a Somerset County Council event at the Church Centre in Nether Stowey to share information about what support is available in their communities. Adult social care staff will […]

Work on new pedestrian crossing starts

Work to construct a new pedestrian crossing on a busy road in Highbridge has started today. The work comes with support of the local community after a request was made by Cllr John Woodman as part of Somerset County Council’s Small Improvements Scheme programme. Work began today (Monday 17 November) to construct a zebra crossing […]

Flooding in Somerset

Somerset County Council announces Major Incident

Somerset County Council has now declared a “major incident” for all of the areas affected by flooding in the county. Earlier in the day, Sedgemoor District Council made the same announcement for its own flood-affected areas. It follows forecasts of further heavy rain coupled with high spring tides next week that could cause more flooding. […]