Archive | July, 2014

New Environment Secretary visits Somerset

The new Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss made her first official visit to Somerset today to get an update on the progress of the work being done to alleviate flooding. She visited Burrowbridge to see the work going on to dredge the rivers Tone and Parrett. She also had an informal meeting with leaders of the

Bus driver recruitment day

First Group the operator behind the “Buses for Somerset” brand that has just won a contract to provide the park & ride service for Taunton is to hold a recruitment day at Taunton Bus Station on Saturday 9th  August from 10:00am – 4:00pm They are looking for drivers to work in the Taunton and Bridgwater

Sparkford Robbery

Police have begun an investigation following a robbery the Sparkford Inn on the High Street in Sparkford. The robbery at the pub took place at around 11.10pm on Thursday July 17th. Two men entered the pub, one armed with a hammer, and demanded money from a member of staff. Cash was taken from the till