The pubs will shut from 10pm on Thursday. I sincerely hope that Minehead town council will reverse its decision to invite a local funfair into town. Fun, sad to say, is something we cant longer afford to risk. The second wave is no longer a … [Read more...] about THE SECOND WAVE
The plans of Somerset County Council to form a single unitary council in its existing geographical area have several serious flaws - but the biggest of all is the geography. Somerset County Council does not represent all of Somerset just a … [Read more...] about CAN KING ALFRED SAVE SOMERSET?
There used to be a very large, well-guarded Ordnance factory next to the M5 just outside Bridgwater. It was where, for example, the fanous wartime bouncing bombs were filled with explosives. The munitions are long gone and the site is ready … [Read more...] about GRAVITY – ready for take off!
This is how it was: We stayed at home, the NHS survived, and the overwhelming majority got used to no work and a Government that told us exactly what to do. Every day merged with every other day but at least there was “furlough” to … [Read more...] about COVID COMMON SENSE
By far the largest proportion of extra Government grants, plus most of your regular council taxes, flow straight into the accounts of Somerset County Council. Everyone understands that the current pandemic has caused huge new administrative … [Read more...] about IS OUR COUNTY COUNCIL DOING ENOUGH?