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  • SSDC officers to visit flood villages

    By Yeovil People at 15:49 on 28/01/14
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    SSDC is today (Tuesday 28th January) sending a team of senior staff to meet Muchelney and Thorney residents, to offer information and advice about Council Tax relief, housing, benefits, waste and to take queries about any other Council services. Mark Williams, Chief Executive at South Somerset District Council, says:- "The flooding situation may continue for some time. We are providing these emergency Council "surgeries" to ensure...
  • South Somerset Citizens Advice digital switch on

    By Yeovil People at 10:46 on 14/01/14
    Citizens Advice Bureau
    South Somerset Citizens Advice based in Yeovil has just launched a new Big Lottery funded service offering advice by email. This is part of a new initiative to reach out to isolated clients in the South Somerset area. It is anticipated that it will bring desperately needed advice to disadvantaged people working long hours, with caring responsibilities or living in the rural community who are unable to get to the bureau or phone during...
  • Winter is here – Yeovil Town Centre prepares for adverse weather

    By Yeovil People at 16:10 on 10/01/14
    Yeovil Town Centre Prepares for adverse Weather
    Although we are yet to get our first severe weather warnings from the Met Office of snow and icy conditions, South Somerset District Council in partnership with Yeovil Town Council & Somerset County Council are preparing to respond to severe weather conditions if they occur. Drawing on previous year's experiences, Yeovil Town Council will be implementing the use of the snowblade, organised and operated by SSDC staff, to effectively...
  • Collection of Waste in South Somerset

    By Yeovil People at 11:22 on 03/12/13
    Revised Collection Dates
    Christmas waste collections will be running but with revisions to the day of collection as listed below: Office Hours If you want to visit, the majority of offices* are open until 3pm on the 24th December and back to normal working hours on the 2nd January 2014. If you have an urgent call you can still ring us on 01935 462462 and you will be put through to our out of hours office. For more information on South Somerset District...
  • Post Office planned for Westfield

    By Yeovil People at 11:09 on 03/12/13
    Westfield Post Office 2 25-11-13
    The Westfield Community in Yeovil looks set to have a new Post Office counter in the area after the Co-op shop recently agreed to install the facility within the shop. Westfield Post Office on Coronation Avenue, closed its doors back in 2009 after its sub-postmaster resigned the position. The local community were left disappointed but not disheartened and wanted to find a way of resuming the service for the benefit of everyone in and...

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