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An open letter in response to Roger Harrabin, Professor Paul Bates and Professor Rob Nicholls

Somerset Flood spending driven by politics say experts. An open letter in response to Roger Harrabin, Professor Paul Bates and Professor Rob Nicholls The original article can be found at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-30209764 The report you produced on the hydrology of the flooding in Somerset causes serious concern but not because of what you have to say

Ofsted summary report published

They would say that wouldn’t they “Somerset County Council has welcomed constructive feedback in the latest Ofsted inspections of its work for children and young people and says it will make urgent improvements where necessary.” However we can only say that Ofsted has been issuing similar advice to the county council for the last 2

Burglary at Curry Mallet

Police are appealing for the public’s help with information about a burglary from a house in Curry Mallet at sometime between Thursday 13th and Sunday 15th November. The property was broken into and several items stolen including two ornamental clocks and a pair of silver candlesticks. Police believe the offender(s) may have used a vehicle

Petrol theft at Langport

The police would like help to identify a man who may have information about making off without payment for petrol at Shires Garage in Langport, Somerset? The offence was committed on Sunday 19th October when the man, who was a front seat passenger, placed fuel in the vehicle and then made off without making payment.

Love your pumpkin

In recent years Halloween has become an iconic event for the wrong reasons. It is now one of the biggest single causes of food waste in the calendar with literally millions of pumpkins being sold in the days before All Hallows’ Eve. The vast majority of these having been turned into the traditional Jack O’Lantern

Somerton Car Park Consultation

Somerton Town Council have announced that they will be undertaking a Consultation about the current and future Parking requirements for Somerton. The consultation will be held at the Parish Rooms, Somerton, on Tuesday 23rd September from 10am to 4pm and again from 6pm to 7pm.   The event will feature a number of information boards

Excellent exam results at Huish Academy

Celebrations were the order of the day after a great set of results from Huish Sixth students which enabled many students to progress to top universities such as Bristol, University College London and Birmingham. This week once again Huish Episcopi students and staff are celebrating great GCSE results which will place them amongst the highest

Reward offered after firearms stolen in Hambridge

A reward of up to £1,000 is being offered by the independent   crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers for information after a number of   firearms were stolen from a business in Hambridge, Somerset. A total of 15 shotguns (12-gauge) and three rifles (a .338 caliber and   a .308 caliber) were stolen during a break-in at

Aller Solar Industrial Site – have your say

Feelings are not surprisingly, running high on the subject of  the proposed Aller Court Solar industrial site. This 65 acre site of 65,000 panels will be one of the biggest in Somerset.  Whilst to date no planning application has been submitted and hence the Parish Council will not, at this stage be asked to give