Spring clean for A303

A 60-mile stretch of road that runs through South Somerset has been getting a spring clean over the past few weeks, as South Somerset District Council's Streetscene Team has taken to the side of the A303 with litter pickers.

First Od Arts Festival set for rural South Somerset this May

A new Arts Festival will bring artists and audiences together for an unforgettable weekend of contemporary art in the villages of East and West Coker

Fly-tipping leads to conviction and £1,500 bill

A Yeovil resident has been prosecuted for fly-tipping after three flytips were discovered in the Yeovil area.

Exciting new operator to re-invigorate Yeovil street markets

Yeovil's street markets are set for a new lease of life after being taken over by a new operator.

Yeovil Country Park wins top star rating

Countryside Rangers and members of the Friends of Yeovil Country Park were ecstatic to find out that the site has recently been awarded a 5 star Best Park 2017 award from the RHS South West in Bloom

Don’t be fooled by Council Tax scammers

South Somerset District Council is warning residents to be aware of Council Tax scammers who may offer you deals to reduce monthly payments or reduce your banding.

Successful prosecution sees takeaway owner banned from managing food businesses

A business owner whose Chinese takeaway was infested with rats has been banned by the Magistrates from participating in the management of any food business

Save time with your own home Garden Waste collection

How to sign up for garden waste bin collection for 12 months or two years and how this can help you protect the environment.

Local charity launches new website to promote wellbeing in South Somerset

Local charity Spark, with support from the NHS Symphony Programme, have launched a new website to promote wellbeing in South Somerset.

Council backed finance for local landlords

Landlords in South Somerset are being offered financial assistance to make energy efficiency improvements to their rental properties