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New Yeovil ‘throughabout’ opening next week

Somerset’s first ‘throughabout’ will be opening in Yeovil next week as the Western Corridor improvement scheme passes another key milestone. The Western Corridor scheme is a multi-million pound package of improvements by Somerset County Council to increase the capacity of several junctions, reduce congestion and upgrade links for pedestrians and cyclists. It aims to accommodate […]

World speed record commemorated

Somerset County Council has been helping commemorate a remarkable aviation world record set in the county. A specially made hamstone and plaque have been unveiled at Westhay on the Somerset Levels commemorating three decades since the World Speed Helicopter Record was set by a G-Lynx helicopter. On 1 August, 1986, the helicopter specially prepared in […]