Joint Council Statement from the Leaders: Working together for the communities of Somerset

On Wednesday 2 May 2018, Somerset County Council announced that it intended to start a conversation with the district councils and other partners to explore whether a unitary model of local government could be a better way to deliver public services

40 years of public service honoured

South Somerset District Council has recognised the contribution of Patrick Palmer to the community of South Somerset, by appointing him an Honorary Alderman

South Somerset District Council keeps your data secure following GDPR introduction

Users of South Somerset District Council's (SSDC) services can feel safe in the knowledge that the District Council has taken steps to prepare for the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) introduction, which happens today (25 May 2018).

Appointment of Member Level Bodies for 2018/19

At South Somerset District Council's annual Full Council meeting on Thursday 17 May, district councillors decided who will be appointed to the different committees at the council.

Join the 3 billy goats gruff and many more magical Fairy Tale characters at Yeovil Country Park this May half term

Once upon a time in the most wonderful land of all of Somerset, a truly magical event was being planned by South Somerset District Councils' Countryside Rangers…

Digital High Street Grants for South Somerset’s Market Towns

South Somerset District Council (SSDC) is offering help for small businesses to improve their profile on the internet and encourage more visitors into town centres.

Yeovil joins in Great Get Together national event

Yeovil town centre will be hosting a street party as part of the national 'Great Get Together' weekend on Saturday 23 June.

Tennis Club gets much needed grant for court resurfacing

A grant from South Somerset District Council has helped Chard Tennis Club serve aces once again after the courts have been resurfaced.

Wincanton businesses set for Digital High Street grants

Small businesses in Wincanton are set to potentially improve their digital profile which could help encourage more visitors to the town centre.

Spring clean for A303

A 60-mile stretch of road that runs through South Somerset has been getting a spring clean over the past few weeks, as South Somerset District Council's Streetscene Team has taken to the side of the A303 with litter pickers.