Monthly Archives: September 2011

West Street Clean-up

I have today agreed with Somerset County Council that they will remove the accumulation of soil and debris that has built up along the southern side of West Street. This currently supports the growth of a lot of weeds, nettles … Continue reading

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Tramway Pole To Be Repaired Soon.

The ‘old tramway pole’ at the junction of West, High and Church Streets should be repaired soon. After being struck repeatedly during some roadworks, the cast-iron decorative base was destroyed having been in place for almost a century. Mike put … Continue reading

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Somerset County Gazette Covers My Fly-tipping Story

It’s good to see that the Somerset County Gazette has covered my story about the senseless waste of money caused by the Conservative cuts to our recycling facilities. We now discover that they are also considering four-weekly black bin collections … Continue reading

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Bishops Lydeard Party in the Park

A huge thank you to everyone that helped make last Saturday’s event such a great success. The weather held for the 1,500+ people who attended Bishops Lydeard Party in the Park on Saturday. Promoted by local Councillor Mike Rigby and … Continue reading

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Council Fly-tipping Costs ‘Double’.

Bishops Lydeard Parish Councillor, Mike Rigby, has slammed Somerset Councils, including Tory-run Taunton Deane for the cuts made to the Council’s waste recycling centres. Reduced opening hours and tipping charges were brought in at all Somerset Waste Recycling Centres in … Continue reading

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