Monthly Archives: September 2012

John Osman isn’t Listening!

John Osman took over as Leader of Somerset County Council after Ken Maddock quit earlier this year.  Maddock had presided over several years of deeply unpopular actions, including attempted library closures, slashed youth services and the sell-off of public forests … Continue reading

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Weather Costs Rural Britain £1bn

This year’s dreadful weather has cost rural Britain at least £1bn, according to an investigation by BBC One’s Countryfile.  Data from farmers, tourist businesses, insurers and events organisers show the wettest summer for 100 years has hit the countryside hard.  … Continue reading

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