Tag Archives: Somerset Community Foundation

Celebrating the cream of small charities

Staff and volunteers supporting small charities in Somerset have been thanked by the County Council Chair. Councillor Nigel Taylor held a ‘Thank You’ Cream Tea at The Wyvern Club in Taunton to celebrate National Small Charities Week. He thanked staff and volunteers for their work and support, including the Chair’s Champions – Council staff who […]

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Loans for social enterprises launched

Social enterprises in Somerset could benefit from a loan of between £10,000 and £100,000 thanks to a new fund launched this week. Somerset County Council has established with the Somerset Community Foundation (SCF) a £1 million Somerset Social Enterprise Fund (SSEF).  The fund will help prospective and established social enterprises in Somerset develop sustainable services […]

Vice Chairman welcomes HRH Prince of Wales to Somerset

HRH The Prince of Wales was warmly welcomed to Somerset today by volunteers, Local Authority representatives, members of the emergency services and residents affected by the floods. He was met by Vice-Chairman of Somerset County Council, Cllr John Denbee, and over 100 other honoured guests at a special reception held at Stoke St Gregory Village […]