Last night at Westminster Somerset's MPs spoke with a single voice about what still needs doing to prevent future flooding - but, most important, the response from the Minister, Dan Rogerson, is a clear indication of the Government's … [Read more...] about Flooding – latest
I have just been to see those wonderful people who run Foxes Academy in Minehead. It is a place that does a great deal of good for the local community and, in particular, all those young people who pass through its doors. It is a special … [Read more...] about “A Right – Not a Fight”
I was proud to attend the formal unveiling of Watchet's War Memorial on Saturday. Many local people have worked very hard indeed so that the town can permanently honour 58 residents who lost their lives in two world wars. The design for … [Read more...] about Lest We Forget
Petro Poroshenko is a big man in every sense. He makes his Russian counterpart look small. He made a fortune in the confectionery trade and is now President of Ukraine - that sprawling nation on Russia's border that Vladimir Putin is so … [Read more...] about Can this man win peace?
Exmoor National Park is 60 this year! Among the imaginative celebrations is a competition to design the ideal Exmoor flag. It is a fine idea. Entries have to be in by July 21st and anyone can take part! Well almost anyone! The winning … [Read more...] about Flag it Up!