Archive | April, 2015

Assault in Glastonbury – appeal for information

Avon & Somerset Police are appealing for information on an assault that took place at Silver Street, Glastonbury. A police spokesperson told us that the incident occurred at 1.45 am on Wednesday 15th  April. The victim drove to Silver Street  to drop off a passenger. As she pulled over to let her passenger out, a

Fractious meeting at Ilminster Town Council

It was the last town council meeting before the May 7th elections and it was destined to be, let us say interesting. On Tuesday 14th May, a group of townsfolk, all of whom are standing for election on May 7th challenged the agenda of the town council during public questions. At issue was not so

Election fever grips Langport

Unbridled enthusiasm for elections seems to have broken out in the town of Langport. After several years in which it has been hard to muster enough candidates to fill the places, no fewer than 24 candidates have been nominated for May 7th to contest just 11 places. I’m not sure if this is a long

Elections – Final list of candidates

As is often the way with these things, our April edition carries lists of candidates that contained all the candidates we had been notified of at the time when we sent them to the printers. Time has of course moved on and nominations did not close until the 9th April by which time our papers