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New look, new chapter for Shepton Mallet Library

Shepton Mallet Library will reopen on 28 June, following its refurbishment to make it a more versatile community space. Somerset County Council has worked with Shepton Mallet Town Council and 7 Starlings Community Interest Company to agree a new model for the library, which will see it used as a venue for a wide range […]

Shepton Mallet Library set to stay put

Shepton Mallet library is set to keep its town centre location and be developed as a community hub, thanks to lots of hard work and generous community contributions. Somerset County Council expects to enter into a new lease on the current site and continue to work with the local Library Friends Group, the Town Council […]

Resurfacing of main road in Shepton Mallet

One of the main routes through Shepton Mallet is set for essential highway maintenance works next month. Somerset County Council will be improving and resurfacing the A361 Fosse Lane as part of its long-term highway maintenance programme. This involves repairing the drainage system, removing the old road surface and reconstructing the carriageway using specialist equipment. […]

Budget balancing events head to Bridgwater and the Mid-Somerset Show

It’s a busy weekend for Somerset County Council’s public engagement events as it visits Bridgwater on Saturday 20 August and Shepton Mallet on Sunday 21 August. It will be seeking residents’ views in Bridgwater Town Centre on Fore Street on Saturday, between 11am and 4pm. Then it will be moving swiftly onto the Mid-Somerset Show […]

Celebrating Somerset’s volunteer drivers

The important role of Somerset’s volunteer drivers has been celebrated at two annual ‘thank you’ events. A dedicated army of nearly 200 fantastic drivers currently act as volunteers for Somerset County Council, providing transport for eligible non-emergency NHS patients and social care users. They were all invited to meet up at events in Taunton and […]

Mendip: How would you balance the Council’s budget?

Somerset County Council will be on the road in Mendip this week asking residents to try their hand at balancing its budget while gathering views and priorities to help plan for future challenges. The ‘Listening, Learning, Changing’ roadshows will be visiting Shepton Mallet, Frome and Wells, asking people to give their views as the Council […]