Environment

Around 200 properties in Henstridge are without water this morning

Around 200 properties without water after burst water main in Henstridge

AROUND 200 properties in a Somerset village have been left without water due to a burst water main -…

The new footbridge would be wider, with ramps adjusted. Picture: Stantec/Somerset Council

Well-used Taunton footbridge set to be replaced – and widened for cyclists

A FOOTBRIDGE over the River Tone in Taunton is set to be replaced in a bid to improve accessibility. The…

Friends of Yeovil Country Park volunteers with Countryside Rangers and the RHS Pride in Parks Award. Picture: Somerset Council

Yeovil Country Park handed prestigious accolade – for the fourth time

YEOVIL Country Park has been awarded a prestigious national award. The park has achieved the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Southwest…

Bank holiday recycling and rubbish collections in Somerset: Check yours

RUBBISH and recycling collections will be delayed due to the upcoming bank holiday. Somerset Council has confirmed there will be…

Cllr Ros Wyke at the site of the new link in Taunton. Picture: Somerset Council

Work underway on new link between Taunton station and town centre

WORK on a new pedestrian and cycle link between Taunton Railway Station and the town centre is underway. The route…

An electric Avon & Somerset Police car. Picture: Avon & Somerset Police

Police in Somerset racking up miles in electric vehicles

CRIMINALS in Somerset might not hear the police as they arrive – as the force expands its fleet of…

The event will be held at the Albermarle Centre in Taunton. Picture: Google

Free climate event to discuss action in Somerset

CLIMATE action will be the theme of an event in Somerset this month. Action for Somerset’s Future will take place…

Wild beavers have returned to a part of Somerset being rewilded. Picture: Heal

Wild beavers return to rewilded Somerset area near River Frome

WILD beavers have been discovered at a Somerset site being rewilded. In December 2022, the charity Heal Rewilding acquired a…

Weston super Mare beach and Dunster beach have been offered Brown Flag Awards

Dirty Somerset beaches get Brown Flag Awards – ranked among worst in the UK

SOMERSET’S beaches have been ranked second worst in the UK for clean water. Analysis of Environment Agency summer water quality…

Rubbish and recycling collections days are changing for thousands of Somerset homes

Changes to bin and recycling collections for 92,000 Somerset properties

BIN and recycling collection days are set to change for more than 90,000 households in Somerset. Somerset Council is currently…