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Forthcoming activities

  • Otterhampton Primary - School Streets 2

    Somerset Council is working together with Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) and school communities to look into ways to reduce congestion and improve the safety of children outside the school gates. Elsewhere in the country School Streets have been proven to achieve this. The...

    Opens 3 June 2024

Closed activities

  • New Alternative Provision Free School - 1st site Misterton

    Horizons Therapeutic Education Trust has been invited by the Department for Education (DfE) to operate a new Alternative Provision Free School in Somerset. Horizons Therapeutic Education Trust has been formed as part of a Strategic Partnership between The Shaw Trust Charity, Somerset...

    Closed 21 May 2024

  • West Buckland Housing Needs Consultation

    This Housing Needs Survey is being conducted for the parish of West Buckland by Somerset Council. The consultation will provide essential information on the housing needs of local West Buckland residents. The consultation is open from the 4th March until the 14 th April 2024. ...

    Closed 22 April 2024

  • Mendip Local Plan Part II Limited Update - Regulation 18

    Background The Somerset Development Plan relating to the former Mendip District Council area currently includes the Mendip Local Plan Part I 2006 – 2029 (LPP1) which was adopted 15 December 2014 and Local Plan Part II (LPP2) which was adopted in December 2021. Following a...

    Closed 12 April 2024

  • Fixing of maximum taxi fares

    Changes to maximum taxi fares The cost of using a hackney carriage, more commonly known as a ‘taxi’, depends on when and how far you travel. The total cost is referred to as a ‘fare’ and is calculated on an electronic meter installed in the vehicle. ...

    Closed 20 March 2024

  • Local Validation Checklist Update (West area and Mineral and Waste proposals)

    Somerset Council are seeking views on updates to the Local Validation Checklist for the West area and Mineral and Waste proposals. Local Validation Checklists (LVC) help inform applicants/agents of the type of documents and level of information required to validate a planning application or...

    Closed 13 March 2024