Seven days ago I questioned the Leader of the House of Commons, Jacob Rees-Mogg about Somerset's muddled county boundaries. We both agree that any reform of the local government system must try to restore Somerset to the county it once … [Read more...] about FAKE NEWS
I am delighted that the former Chief Executive of Taunton Deane Council has found something useful to do in her retirement. Having dismantled her own council and swallowed West Somerset District Council she set about offering generous … [Read more...] about Penny for your thoughts
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!