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Register to Vote

Make sure you're registered to vote in time for the local elections this May so that you have your chance to have your say on who represents you at the District Council and Town or Parish Council.

Read more information about registering to vote at

We've also created a short video that talks you through how to register to vote. Registering to vote takes less than 5 minutes.

Essential resurfacing schemes in Taunton

Resurfacing Admiralty Way near the Asda entrance will take place in early April. This will be timed to coincide with a shutdown at Asda and exact details will be provided in due course.Other key upcoming schemes include:

  • A358 Sampford Brett: Closed 24/7 for drainage improvements and resurfacing, 18 March to 31 March. Visit for further details.
  • A30 Snowdon Hill, Chard: Closed daytime (7.30am to 5.30pm) for resurfacing, 25 March to 29 March.

For the latest updates about roadworks along with live traffic reports, please visit and follow @TravelSomerset on Twitter.

Recycling sites to open to 4pm Saturdays and Sundays, and to 6pm on open summer weekdays from April.

Reflecting site users' demands and keeping all 16 sites open, each site's hours will help limit congestion and carefully match its existing use and future needs as Somerset’s population and housing stock expands.

From Monday 1 April, the changes include:
• Year-round 9am-4pm weekend hours at all sites on Saturdays and Sundays
• Later summer (6pm Apr-Sep) and winter (5pm Oct-Mar) weekday closing
• Same number or extra days at 10 sites, including an extra day each at Chard and Wells (Dulcote)
• Fewer days at six, such as saved-from-closure Crewkerne and Dulverton
• Reflecting low user numbers early in the day, all sites will start work at 9am
• With 6pm summer weekday closing, underused 7pm Monday evenings to end

For site-by-site details of all changes from Monday 1 April, visit:…/recycling-sites-upgrade/

Home Library Service

The Royal Voluntary Service provides the Home LIbrary in Ilminster with the support of ilminster library. The Home library Service is a free service where our volunteers choose, deliver and befriend people who enjoy reading but are unable to get to the library due to mobility issues or caring responsibilties. If you are interested in volunteering for the Home LIbrary Service or would like to receive the service please email or tel: 07920250834.

Posted: 22/03/2019 09:33:00


Upcoming Events

Event: 42nd Street
Location: Octagon, Yeovil

Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society present 42nd Street which is a song and dance, American dream fable of Broadway. Based on the 1932 novel by Bradford Ropes, it tells of the great director Julian Marsh and his upcoming production of the musical Pretty Lady.

Date: 27/03/2019
Time: 7.30pm
Price: Tickets £19 with concesions £17

Event: Meat Bingo
Location: Ashill Village Hall

The monthly meat bingo raising money for charities. Everyone is welcome.

Date: 27/03/2019
Time: 7.30pm
Price: Free entry

Event: Tenebrae: Music for Passiontide
Location: St Michael's Church, Yeovil BA21 4LH

Organist: Peter Lea-Cox John Amner Lift up your heads O ye gates Edward Bairstow The Lamentation William Byrd Miserere mei Michael Haydn Responsoria in Coena Domini [Tenebrae Responsories] Felix Mendelssohn Hear my prayer Henry Purcell O God, thou art my God William Turner Lord, thou hast been our refuge. Tickets for Yeovil Chamber Choir concerts are available at the door or e-mail: For further information please contact: Tickets: 01935 873 719 Information: 01935 425 383

Date: 27/03/2019
Time: 7.30pm
Price: Not available

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