How your Council is making new investments to help finance the future of South Somerset

The Council is making investments which will provide a solid financial return that will enable us to protect the services we deliver for our communities and help fund important community initiatives like the Yeovil Refresh and Chard Regeneration.

Chard students help inform research for Chard Regeneration Scheme

Geography students from Holyrood Academy in Chard have been finding out what appeals to the younger generation in the town and have fed the results back to South Somerset District Council to consider as part of the Chard Regeneration Scheme.

Decisive action and good progress of Council's Transformation praised in review

The "decisive action and good progress" being taken by South Somerset District Council to protect services has been highlighted in a report assessing the Council and its Transformation programme.

Councillors Tony Capozzoli and Val Keitch thank local postmen and women

Tony Capozzoli and Val Keitch, visited Yeovil and Ilminster Sorting Offices to see first-hand the operation of delivering Christmas post and to thank dedicated staff.

Council sets out budget proposals

South Somerset District Council is proposing to set a balanced budget for the year ahead with no cuts to services. Article from January 2018.

Walk the commemorative First World War walk with the Community Heritage Access Centre team

In the year that marks a century since the end of the First World War, South Somerset District Council (SSDC) would like to invite people to join in a guided walk around Yeovil town centre. The walk, which will be free of charge, will take those atte

Council grant to aid the delivery of Yeovil town centre events

South Somerset District Council Area South Committee has awarded the Love Yeovil Marketing Group (LYMG) a grant of £7,500 which will assist in the delivery of events in the town centre.

Bees Needs award for Ham Hill Country Park

Rangers from South Somerset District Council's Ham Hill Country Park have picked up a 'Bees Needs' award from Keep Britain Tidy, in conjunction with DEFRA, for the work they do to encourage the rare Shrill carder bumblebee to colonise at the site.

Finances at South Somerset District Council are secure as Transformation continues

The finances at South Somerset District Council (SSDC) have been given a clean bill of health as it moves through one of the most ambitious transformations in its history

Planning: What you need to know about accessing the service

South Somerset District Council's Planning service deals with an around 2,000 planning applications each year, meaning that the team of planners and admin support are quite a busy team!