Somerton Town Council election result

The results of the election that took place on Thursday 9th January are as follows: 192 Sam Almond 145 Shane Broom 359 Jason Burton 379 Pat Colyer 319 David Harrison 314 Pip Scaramanga The election result came in too late to be in our January issue for which we can only apologise! The election was

Thefts in Martock

Police are warning cyclists to be aware of thieves and to take more stringent security measures after seven expensive road bikes were stolen over a weekend in which a mini crime wave hit Martock.  Five bikes, including a Cervelo worth £5,000 and a Pinarello worth £4,000 were taken from an outbuilding in East Street overnight

Can you help the police find Maureen Mackenzie?

Maureen is missing from her home in Chilton Cantelo and was last seen in the early hours of this morning. Police are now concerned for her welfare and are appealing to Maureen, or anyone who knows where she is, to contact us on 101.Enquiries to find Maureen are being conducted and police believe she is

£300,000 double counted?

We welcome the announcement made on the 12th September that Somerset County Council will commit £300,000 towards dredging the Levels. However you should note that this is not new money.  It is the same £300,000 that the County Council committed to provide back in July. They have simply re-announced it, presumably feeling they needed to do

Beware rogue traders in the Somerton Area

Police are  warning householders to be alert to rogue traders operating in the Somerton and Yeovil area. It follows an incident on Monday August 19 when an 86-year-old Somerton man was asked for £5,500, and paid £2,000, for incomplete resurfacing work on a path at his home.   Police tell us that a man had knocked on his