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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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Queen Camel old School Site

11th May 2019

To Parish Clerks for the attention of their Parish Councils   I am pleased to send you a copy of the press release that Somerset County Council has just issued in respect of the Old School in Queen Camel.  The CLT Board would be grateful if you could record this at your next Parish Council meeting with the added note that any residents who have need of working space or who would like to volunteer in any way or simply wish to know more should make contact with the CLT through…

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Get Planting! Support our local Nursery

30th April 2019

    There's still a chill to the wind -but it's perfect perennial planting weather.  Plant your perennials in the garden and enjoy them coming back year after year - get them in now before the hot weather!!  Got time over the Bank Holiday weekend?  Why not pop down and look at our lovely selection : Delphinium, Lupin, Geum, Gaura, Aubrieta, Digitalis, Erigeron,...to name a few. VALE OF CAMELOT GROWERS, SPARKFORD         OPEN NOW for  Perennials - come back year after year Annuals - perfect for…

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Employment Community Roles at CCS

16th April 2019

I’m sure you know about the work that CCS do in your local community through our team of village, community and carers agents.  We are currently expanding our team and are looking to recruit individuals who want to support their local area.  We want reach people who don’t necessarily have a background in similar work or relevant qualifications, but are supportive, approachable people who are passionate about their community, can use their initiative and have bucket loads of common sense.   If…

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Model railway enthusiasts in Sparkford!

16th April 2019

Every Monday morning a delightful group are in the Village hall. They are hoping to advertise their group in order to add to numbers. Please could the following be added to the Sparkford website etc.   Did you know that a group of oldies are operating an ‘O’ Gauge test track from 09.00 to 12 noon every Monday morning in Sparkford Village Hall ?? Visitors and participants are very welcome. We run anything from Tinplate to Fine scale. Tea and biscuits but no rivets.   Would be grateful if this…

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Highways England A303

8th April 2019

  I write to you on behalf of Highways England regarding a feasibility study on measures which will make it easier for non-motorised users to travel from the north and east of Podimore in Somerset.   The survey will take no more than 10 minutes to complete and closes on Friday 26th April. We would really welcome your feedback and any publicity you can bring to this exercise.   I attached a copy of the factsheet and poster should you wish to distribute this more widely. We would be most…

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Latest Briefing from S.C.C.

5th March 2019

Please find attached a briefing document for March 2019 from David Fothergill, Leader of Somerset County Council for your council and residents information.

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SSDC Play Area User Survey

27th February 2019

You may have seen our recent press release announcing our Play Area User Survey, this is in follow up to the Open Spaces survey we put out last year. Whilst we are encouraging residents to respond online via our website: https://www.southsomerset.gov.uk/news/2019/2/open-spaces-and-play-area-user-survey-open-for-you-to-have-your-say/, we understand some people prefer to fill out a hard copy. There are a limited amount at our offices in Yeovil, Wincanton and Chard and I have also attached a PDF…

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