Heather Shearer pledges to improve community policing in bid to become new Police & Crime Commissioner for Somerset

Heather Shearer is standing as the Lib Dem candidate for Avon & Somerset's Police & Crime Commissioner election taking place on 6th May 2021. Heather is Vice Chair of Somerset's Police & Crime Panel, the Mendip District Councillor with special responsibility for Community Health &...

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Thank you to Our Unsung Heroes - Mendip Matters - 25th February

We all recognise the enormous pressure the NHS and care system have been under during the past 12 months. There’s been much praise, appreciation and love for these critical workers. And rightly so. But this week I wanted to dedicate the column to the unsung heroes of the pandemic who’ve made our ...

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Lib Dems celebrate huge £400,000 win for Somerset residents

Somerset’s Lib Dems are celebrating a big win for local residents in need of help after the County Council agreed a grant of £400,000 to fund Citizens’ Advice freephone ‘Somerset AdviceLine’.  At the County Council’s yearly budget meeting yesterday, a proposal prepared by Lib Dem Deputy Leader Co...

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