It all started in a park – and the good times carry on

South Somerset District Council is joining leading environmental charity, Keep Britain Tidy, and hundreds of parks across the country to celebrate Love Parks Week (13 - 22 July).

Delivery of Affordable Housing increased from previous year

Residents in South Somerset have benefitted from seeing an increase in the number of affordable homes built in the district last year and can look forward to more affordable homes being created in the future.

Redesign of Council Offices at Petters Way

The front of house area at the District Council's offices in Petters Way will see a redesign which will offer customers a better experience with a fresh, modern and contemporary environment.

15 new afforable homes in Wincanton set to help renters onto the property ladder

Social housing provider Stonewater has celebrated the start of construction of affordable homes in Balsam Park, Wincanton. It is being built to help people struggling to get themselves out of rented housing and onto the property ladder.

Proposed new Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) for public spaces in Yeovil

South Somerset District Council and Avon and Somerset Police updated the control and restrictions of street drinking and other antisocial activities.

Annual summary of complaints made to Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman

South Somerset District Council recently received its copy of the annual summary of statistics on the complaints made to the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman about the authority for the year ending 31 March 2018.

Houses of Multiple Occupation licence changes set to be introduced later this year

A change in Government legislation will see Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMO) licensing changes introduced later this year.

New Leader appointed for South Somerset District Council

Val Keitch has been elected as the new Leader of South Somerset District Council.

Chard Regeneration Scheme: Five great things you have told us so far…

Over the past month, you've been telling us what you think about our ambitious plans to regenerate Chard.

New Ham Hill walking trails leaflet set to help more people explore the site

A new walking leaflet that aims to help visitors explore more areas of Ham Hill Country Park has been produced by The Friends of Ham Hill.