Archive | December, 2017

New Year’s Honours

A number of Somerset folk have been honoured in the 2018 New year’s Honours. This year the honours in our county have been for various classes of the OBE and there will be a fuller report in the January Leveller. In the meantime they are: Order of the British Empire, Officers of the Order of the

Hanging Chapel consultation

Somerset County Council is concerned that there has been a misunderstanding about the roles played by itself and Langport Town Council in the Hanging Chapel consultation. There will be a statement made later today at the Town Council meeting. In the meantime readers may wish to know that the result of the consultation was to

Extra Lorries Approved

EdF’s request to increase HGV movements from 500 to 750 every day until their jetty at Hinkley Point is fully operational was approved today by the Transport Review Group, subject to completion of a legal agreement. The Transport Review Group, made up of representatives from Somerset County Council, West Somerset Council, Sedgemoor District Council and

Langport Library

Langport residents have been concerned about rumours that the Library is likely to be close. Whilst the rumour mill has been in something of a state of overdrive for the past few months, the idea of library closures in Somerset is not difficult to believe. However initial enquiries by the Leveller suggest that on this

Yeovil Western Corridor drop-in centre

The multi million pound development scheme to improve the Yeovil “Western Corridor” is getting under way. The scheme running up from the Westlands Airfield past Huish Park and up to the new developments on the north west of the town will include improvements to increase the capacity of several junctions and upgrade links for pedestrians