Tag Archives: Wellington

Wellington welcomes more childcare spaces

Up to 24 extra childcare spaces will be available in Wellington from September thanks to a County Council-funded nursery expansion. The Bouncy Bears Nursery, which currently has spaces for 32 children and is rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, is to be extended to meet the needs of local parents thanks to a £165,000 project funded from […]

Highways teams investigate sunken road

A section of residential street in Wellington has been closed to traffic after the discovery of a depression in the road measuring approximately 3m by 3m in area and 100mm deep. Somerset County Council’s highways teams cordoned off the area in Seymour Street as a safety precaution late yesterday (Tuesday). They will now carry out […]

Next step for ‘can-do’ Somerset communities

‘Can-do’ Somerset communities are gearing up for the next step in their bids to redesign and run key public services where they live – with a little help from Somerset County Council. Martock, Wellington, Westfield and West Somerset are among 120 areas which were accepted onto the Government’s ‘Our Place’ programme this year. Our Place […]

Somerset Libraries celebrate Adult Learners Week

A number of Somerset Libraries are hosting a range of events and activities to celebrate Adult Learners Week, which runs from 14–20 June. Events taking place in ten libraries across the county are generally free of charge and include art and craft demonstrations and workshops, U3A special interest groups, Scrabble, flower arranging, family history and […]

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Fly-tipping ‘duty of care’ case costs woman £188

A £40 deal to get rid of rubbish cost a Somerset woman £188 in a case highlighting the duty of care every individual and business has over their waste even after it has left their premises. At Somerset magistrates this week, Nicola Watson, aged 34, was fined £73 wth a £20 victim surcharge and £95 […]