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Somerset Wood welcomes all this Friday

With Remembrance Day momentum building across the country, members of the public will be warmly welcomed at this week’s official dedication of the Somerset Wood. The ceremony will start at 3pm on Friday, 9 November at the site between Monkton Heathfield and the east of Nerrols Farm, near Taunton, and anyone with an interest is […]

From ice to wind and back – all in a week’s work for Highways teams

It’s been a busy week for Somerset County Council’s Highways teams with a variety of challenges caused by the weather. On Tuesday night, the team was in winter response mode, working through the night to grit around 900 miles of highway across the county as temperatures plummeted and snow fell on higher ground. Then the […]

Highways quick to clear road blocked by trees

Somerset County Council’s highways teams were kept busy this week when high winds and rain caused several trees to fall onto roads. Tree surgeons were quickly on the scene at around noon on Thursday when two large trees blew over and blocked the A38 White Ball Hill at Sampford Arundel near Wellington. The first was […]