Many people might not remember it, but Weston Zoyland was one of the most important air force bases in Britain right back as far as the 1920's. This Saturday morning the old place got the recognition it deserved when a memorial was unveiled … [Read more...] about Lest we forget
Archives for November 2015
Huntspill Energy Park - site of the famous Royal Ordnance Factory at Puriton, just north of Bridgwater, is to be an integral part of the new Heart of the South West Enterprise Zone announced by the Chancellor in his Autumn Statement to … [Read more...] about Enter the enterprise zone!
It was all systems go just a week or so back when planning permission was granted for Haddon Hill's 30 metre phone mast. But suddenly the well laid plans went awry when the contractors, Arqiva, said they didn't have time to complete the … [Read more...] about Why Exmoor needs a mast
It may be only four miles from Dulverton to Hawkridge, but that's quite a hike just to get to the post office. Hawkridge used to have its own office. Sadly that was closed in 2007. But after a lot of campaigning the powers that be have … [Read more...] about Post Haste
The provisional local government finance settlement is usually announced in Parliament at the end of December - just before Christmas. A debate BEFORE this is what I am after - to highlight the unjust situation of rural councils who often … [Read more...] about A better deal for rural areas