Tag Archives: Somerset Day

#PictureSomerset for Somerset Day

It’s Somerset Day on 11 May and to help celebrate all that’s great about our county, we’re running a twitter photo-sharing bonanza #picturesomerset Between Tuesday 7 May and Friday 10 May, we’re asking YOU to tweet @SomersetCouncil with your favourite photos of the county. Just use #picturesomerset and we’ll retweet them, sharing them with our […]

County gears up for Somerset Day

Somerset County Council will be helping celebrate the county’s show-stopping talent as part of this year’s Somerset Day celebrations. Council Chairman William Wallace is helping host ‘A Celebration of Somerset Talent’ event taking place in Cedars Hall in Wells on 12 May in aid of the Somerset Hospice Movement. A concert featuring the Drystones Folk […]

Call for Somerset selfies to launch Council’s new Instagram account

Somerset County Council is joining the many public sector organisations using Instagram to engage residents with their services and is calling on the public to help with the launch. By adding Instagram to its social media mix, the Council hopes to reach more local residents and visitors to the County. With over 70 per cent […]

Medals, music and ‘My Somerset’ on Somerset Day

Community heroes and budding young artists were recognised in Somerset Day celebrations at the Museum of Somerset yesterday. Seven Somerset recipients of British Empire Medals came together with the winners of a county-wide schools art competition at the landmark Taunton venue in an event organised by Somerset County Council Chairman, Christine Lawrence, and the Passion […]

Somerset Day Charity Boost

Local Somerset charity, Somerset Trust for Arts & Recreation (STAR), has received a welcome boost thanks to the generosity of Somerset County Council staff and dignitaries marking the first ever Somerset Day yesterday. Over £1,400 was raised for the County Council’s Chairman’s Charities through a staff Somerset Day ‘Bake Off’ style competition in the morning, […]

County Council celebrates Somerset Day

Somerset County Council is marking the inaugural Somerset Day on Monday 11 May with a series of exciting events. To kick start the celebrations, the Somerset Flag will first be raised outside County Hall. County Council staff are then invited to take part in a ‘Somerset Bake Off’ competition at County Hall by submitting cakes […]