Archive | November, 2017

Langport Election result

Please find below the full result of the Langport by-election. It was quite a close fought contest, two candidates got an identical vote and one other was only 2 votes behind.Congratulations to those who were elected, and well done for standing to Derek Yeomans and Robert Searle who missed out.  Click on the hyperlink to

First helicopters delivered

Leonardo  announced today that the first of 16 AW101 all-weather search and rescue helicopters has been delivered to the Norwegian Ministry of Justice & Public Security. The aircraft departed Leonardo’s Yeovil facility for Sola Air Base in southern Norway where the aircraft will enter a period of Operational Test & Evaluation (OT&E) before entering service

Another two candidates for Langport

As promised we are publishing election manifestos from those candidates in the Langport Town Council by-election who send us their material. The latest two candidates to send us a flyer are Monica Denny and Martin Sandford.  Click here to read Monica’s pitch Monica Denny statement Click here to read Martin’s pitch Martin Sandford LTC flyer A5 2017

Hanging Chapel consultation

If you’ve read this month’s Langport Leveller you will know that there are plans to look at sealing off the Hanging Chapel. The idea is to prevent traffic moving through the arch and to create two “no through roads” on The Hill, one to the east and one to the west of the chapel. This

SSDC executive dies suddenly

It was announced today that South Somerset District Council executive Ian Clarke died suddenly at the weekend. Chief Executive, Alex Parmley, told us “Ian was a long serving and senior member of the team with over 30 years length of service who had shown so much loyalty and commitment to SSDC. But more than that,

Langport election – candidates pitches

The Langport Leveller will publish any flyers for candidates for the Town Council election for Langport on 23rd November. This we received last night on behalf of three of the candidates, Alan Donald, Stephen Glas, and Stephen Jenkinson. Any other candidates who have flyers and would like us to publish them, please get in touch,

Hatch Beauchamp A358 death

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Somerset last night. They were called to the scene on the side of the A358 between Hatch Beauchamp and Ashill at Stewley at about 11.40pm after reports of a body being seen there. Ambulance were called and gave treatment to the man who

Langport by-election

You’ll probably have heard by now that there were 9 brave souls who put there hat in the ring to serve on Langport Town Council. There are 7 places to fill so there will be an election which is good news and it will give the town the chance to show it cares about these