Archive | July, 2015

Essential resurfacing in the Huntworth area

Major resurfacing work is due to take place in the Huntworth area next month. Somerset County Council’s highways teams will be carrying out the improvements to Huntworth Lane between the M5  Junction 24 roundabout and Moorland village. Work is due to start on August 10 and expected to take around four weeks. This scheme was

A303 closed after accident – Witness appeal by police

Police are appealing for witnesses following a two-vehicle collision on the A303 Ilminster bypass earlier today. A blue Suzuki Wagon R was in collision with a van between the Southfields roundabout and Hayes End at South Petherton at around 2.20pm. The police believe that the Suzuki was pulling out of a layby and performing a

Maiden speech

As you open your copies of the Langport and Somerset Leveller over the next few days you’ll see an article on our new MPs which refers to the fact that of Somerset MPs, David Warburton (MP for Somerton & Frome) alone had failed to make his maiden speech. This evening that was rectified when he

Chris Osborne resigns from Langport Town Council

At last night’s meeting of Langport Town Council the resignation of Chris Osborne was announced. Chris had served the town council for 43 years and been the chair of the council for 10. Many local people will be aware that Chris has not been in the best of health over the last couple of years