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Somerset plastic recycling

5th August 2019

  In a change from our usual Briefing, we thought it would be helpful to send you our up-to-date Q&A on plastic s – please find it attached, and do please share it.

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Fire and Rescue Consultation

20th July 2019

  How you can help If you are able to – there are a few ways you can help: -        Share the poster for your local consultation event – full set of posters here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Dsfireupdates/photos/?tab=album&album_id=2368883273159652 -        Post on social media about the consultation – see attached graphic and suggested copy as follows: o   Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service are consulting on proposed changes. Please take part in the consultation to have your say on…

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Inpatient Mental Health

20th July 2019

From: Somersethealthandcarestrategy (NHS SOMERSET CCG) Date: Tuesday, 16 July 2019 Subject: The Future of Inpatient Mental Health Services in Somerset To: Hello,   Attached is a letter concerning the future of inpatient mental health services in Somerset.   Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.   Regards,   Dr Alex Murray Clinical Lead – Fit For My Future NHS Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group | Working Together to Improve Health and Wellbeing Wynford House |…

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Hinckley Point C Cooling Water

20th July 2019

NNB Generation Company (HPC) Limited, Hinkley Point C Power Station, Hinkley Point, near Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 1UD   Permit application number EPR/HP3228XT/V004   We wrote to you in March 2019 to let you know that we had received an application to vary an existing environmental permit from NNB Generation Company (HPC) Limited at Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, near Bridgwater. We told you that the company no longer wants to include an Acoustic Fish Deterrent (AFD) as part of their…

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Planning Consultations

29th June 2019

Message from South Somerset District Council Consultations Dear Sir or Madam Review of the South Somerset Local Plan (2006 – 2028) - Preferred Options Consultation I am writing to inform you that South Somerset District Council is reviewing the Local Plan that was adopted in March 2015; this review will cover the period 2016 to 2036. This Preferred Options consultation represents the second formal stage of consultation on the South Somerset Local Plan Review and follows the Issues and Options…

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St Margarets Hospice

29th June 2019

Please see attached our latest volunteer round up., containing information about our upcoming events, that may be of interest to your community.   We have the Glorious Garden open here at the hospice on July 14th, if you have the facility to display the attached, please let me know and I will forward a hard copy,   Many thanks for you ongoing assistance,    

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Old School in Queen Camel

29th June 2019

From: Rosemary Date: Tuesday, 25 June 2019 Subject: Job vacancies at the Old School in Queen Camel To: Dear Parish Clerks,   If you are able and permitted, it would be most appreciated if the attached notice of job vacancies could be put on your parish's/parishes' website(s) and Notice Board(s).  We ask because this is a community facility for our local and wider communities, many of whose have attended school here.   With many thanks for your help and support with this,  Best wishes Rosemary…

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Vale of Camelot Garden Nursery Tea and Cakes

17th June 2019

Fancy tea and cake and a bunch of flowers or a plant for that gap in the border, on a sunny summers' day!!! Well hopefully you can in a couple of weeks here at the Vale of Camelot (weather permitting).   Bit of a trial but a nice spot for a stop in the hecticness of life!   WE'LL BE OPEN BETWEEN 10.30-4.30 ON SUNDAYS, MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS. Tel: 07969 372979 for details.

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CCS Thatch Newsletter

20th May 2019

Please find the attached Spring Issue of our Thatch Newsletter.   Are you busy? We certainly have been over the last few months, we have taken on new staff, delivering new roles across the county and launched our New Somerset Good Neighbours Scheme. This issue is packed with local events happening in the coming months, two job vacancies with CCS and funding opportunities. 

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SWP Briefing

16th May 2019

Latest SWP Briefing attached : waste specialists SUEZ selected for new Somerset contract to deliver Recycle More weekly service of extra materials, especially plastics.   This is yet another step in the transformation of all waste services in Somerset, from upgraded timetables and materials at recycle sites to enhanced kerbside collections and the switch from landfilling almost all rubbish in Somerset to sending it to an energy-from-waste plant in Avonmouth to generate electricity.

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