Mendip sets a ‘value-for-money’ balanced budget

Frontline services protected; a £50m boost for regeneration across the district; and all within a council tax rise of £5 – that’s Mendip’s value-for-money budget. Mendip District Council’s value-for-money budget for 2020-21 has been set and approved at a meeting of the Full Council (Monday, 24th ...

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Liberal Democrats fail to gain support for a £50K boost for Market Street regeneration at the Sedgemoor budget meeting.

At the budget meeting of Sedgemoor District Council, the Liberal Democrat Group’s proposal to fund a study into the regeneration of the Market Street area of Highbridge, leading to an action plan, was defeated.

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The Baby Trees Scheme

AROUND 17,000 trees are set to be planted in Somerset over the next three years - one for each baby born in the county. The Baby Trees scheme, put forward by the Liberal Democrats, was approved at Somerset County Council's meeting earlier this week (February 19). It will see a tree planted to ma...

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