Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Bishops Lydeard & Cothelstone Neighbourhood Plan

Bishops Lydeard & Cothelstone Parish Council has decided to produce a Neighbourhood Plan. What is it and why? The Taunton Deane Core Strategy has been adopted by Taunton Deane Borough Council. This document sets out the key framework for development … Continue reading

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Somerset’s Countryside Team Still Faces The Chop: Cuts to Flood Team Too.

Somerset County Council’s Press Office must be dizzy after all the spinning they’ve been doing on the issue of the proposed cuts to the Countryside and Flood Teams at the Council. They have been busily telling anyone who’ll listen that … Continue reading

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Somerset County Council – Partial Climbdown on Countryside Cuts

Before the proposed changes, Somerset County Council’s Countryside Team comprised the following posts: – • Team Manager • Arboriculturalist • Biodiversity Officer • Project Officer • Ecologist • Part-time project officer • Works team comprising 3 staff In January, the … Continue reading

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