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    • Local News Thursday 17th June

      It’s thought the government will announce a decision on the future of local government in Somerset by the end of July. A cheese producer in South Somerset is blaming Brexit for not being able to recruit new staff. A road in South Somerset closed four months ago after a landslide and could remain off-limits until the autumn. Lasagne could be replaced with lentils on school dinner menus in Somerset if a former primary school teacher gets her way.  

    • Local News Wednesday 16th June

      Police are investigating an attack on a teenage boy in Martock. Business leaders in Somerset have described the delay in lifting coronavirus restrictions as a 'hammer blow'. The NFU in Somerset has given a cautious welcome to the new trade deal between the UK and Australia. A new report is calling for the introduction of weekend and evening visits for people who receive home care. Staff at Nationwide Building Society in Yeovil are raising funds to buy a defibrillator to locate in Middle Street.

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    • 21 and 22-Year-Olds To Be Offered Covid-19 Jab From Today (16-06)

      Around one million people aged 21 and 22 will begin to be called forward this morning to get the coronavirus vaccine, as the NHS Covid Vaccination Programme enters the final phase of the first dose roll-out.

    • YDH Celebrates!

      TV presenter and property expert Sarah Beeny joined Yeovil Hospital staff and others recently for the opening of the hospital’s new apartment complex, designed and built to provide homes to frontline staff. 

    • Adrian Dening's Stars Over Somerset

      Monday 21st to Sunday 27th June 2021

    • Yeovil Refresh

      The Yeovil Refresh scheme will see public spaces in the town centre transformed with a water feature, wider pavements, the pedestrianisation of the Borough, a bus gate, and an amphitheater and outdoor TV screen in Lower Middle Street.

    • Clean up our Countryside

      Two new litter-pick stations have been installed, equipped with litter pickers and reusable bags for anyone to borrow and do their own two-minute clean-up at countryside sites across South Somerset.

    • Yeovil Window Art

      Owners of empty shop premises in Yeovil are being asked to join a scheme, aimed at brightening up the town centre.

    • Church Bats

      People attending church services in South Somerset are being asked to check to see if they can see any bats lodging in roof spaces.

    • Food Bank for Castle Cary.

      It is hoped that the site currently housing public conveniences at Millbrook Gardens in Castle Cary could be redeveloped into space where local shops can donate soon-to-be out-of-date food.

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