It is National Parks Week - time to be appreciate the wonderful scenery right on our own doorstep. And here are a few things you may not have realised about Exmoor: Did you know - Exmoor has the most remote shoreline in England? Did … [Read more...] about Celebrate our national park
Regular readers may remember the man who used to be Somerset County Council's Director of Resources. In 2007 Roger Kershaw played a leading role in negotiations towards the formation of South West One. He was one of the key signatories of … [Read more...] about “What goes around, comes around”
The Government intends to protect householders living in high flood risk areas who may have encountered difficulties renewing insurance or securing adequate cover. The Flood re-insurance scheme does not mean that either the Government or … [Read more...] about Flood insurance
She may be new, but she's already hard at it at the Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs Department. Liz Truss was given the job of DEFRA Secretary this week and is busy catching up on the latest information about our Flood Plan. She has … [Read more...] about New DEFRA minister coming to Somerset soon
The challenge to encourage children to read is now official. The Reading Agency has launched a campaign this summer to help persuade young people to read at least six different books during the vacation. I am all in favour and will be … [Read more...] about Pick up a page-turner!