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What would you change about local health and care services?

What would you change about local health and care services?

Younger people in Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire are being given an opportunity to help shape how health and care services are provided in the future. Over the next seven weeks, NHS and Local Authority organisations will invite all local residents to say what they need to live healthier and happier lives… Read More…

Panorama takes Somerset film to the Commons

Panorama takes Somerset film to the Commons

Panorama’s social care documentaries filmed with Somerset County Council are due to be screened in the House of Commons this week. Every MP in the country and members of two Select Committee have been invited to the special showing of the powerful films in The Commons on Wednesday. They have also been invited to take… Read More…

The Bishop’s Palace Country Garden Festival 2019

The Bishop’s Palace Country Garden Festival 2019

The Bishop’s Palace Country Garden Festival celebrates its 5th year this summer and will once again take over the splendid grounds of The Bishop’s Palace in Wells from 14th-16th June. The 14 acres of RHS partner gardens will be at their absolute peak; with parterres filled with the scent of myriad roses and dramatic borders… Read More…

Somerset Youth Parliament Members launch their Manifesto

Somerset Youth Parliament Members launch their Manifesto

Young people from Somerset elected to ensure the voices of their peers are heard across the County have unveiled their Manifesto. The three recently elected Somerset Members of Youth Parliament (MYPs), supported by Somerset County Council, are proud to announce the release of the booklet which outlines their key campaigns. These are: Save Our Environment… Read More…

Pass on your love of reading

Pass on your love of reading

Volunteers are needed this summer to pass their love of reading onto children during this year’s Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge, taking place across all Somerset Libraries. Last year, over 7,400 children took part in the challenge in Somerset and this couldn’t have been achieved without the help of volunteers. Volunteers need to be aged… Read More…

Palace Announces Results of Swan Naming Competition

Palace Announces Results of Swan Naming Competition

The Bishop’s Palace in Wells today announced the result of a highly popular swan-naming competition to find names for their new pair of swans. The new swans arrived at the Palace on Thursday 9th May, having been re-homed by the charity Swan Rescue South Wales. They were blessed by The Right Reverend Ruth Worsley, Bishop… Read More…

Five Reasons Why You Need To Visit The Royal Navy International Air Day 2019!

Five Reasons Why You Need To Visit The Royal Navy International Air Day 2019!

The Royal Navy International Air Day will take place on Saturday 13 July at the Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton in Somerset, to showcase the Fleet Air Arm’s current and future capabilities and historic accomplishments spanning over 100 years. As one of the South West’s largest one day events, it’s increasingly popular with both families… Read More…

May Half Term Fun at The Bishop’s Palace

May Half Term Fun at The Bishop’s Palace

“Tales & Legends” May Half Term Fun at The Bishop’s Palace 25th May – 2nd June 2019 10am-6pm   Join the team at The Bishop’s Palace on a quest to explore the tales and legends of medieval times over May Half Term! Walk in the steps of King Arthur and re-create the well-loved local legend… Read More…

Government praises Council’s ‘cost effective’ schools programme

Government praises Council’s ‘cost effective’ schools programme

Somerset’s work to build and expand schools has been highlighted as a model of good practice by Government. The County Council has been praised by Lord Agnew, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Education for its ‘efficient’ and ‘cost effective’ schools capital programme. In his letter to the Council’s Chief Executive, Pat Flaherty, Lord Agnew said the Government… Read More…

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