Monthly Archives: October 2013

Taunton Deane Identifies Preferred Options for Housing Development in Bishops Lydeard

Taunton Deane Borough Council has been developing its Site Allocations and Development Management Policies Plan (SADMPP) over the last year. Bishops Lydeard residents may recall the exhibition that TDBC put on earlier in 2013. The Council consulted on a series … Continue reading

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SUPERFAST BROADBAND

Well, it’s on it’s way. The Connecting Devon & Somerset (CDS) superfast broadband programme is beginning to roll out across the County and, crucially, parts of the Lydeard Division are set to benefit early. The goal of CDS is to … Continue reading

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Quantock Hills Orchard Maps & Quantock Apple Heritage Day

From Quantock Hills Joint Advisory Committee Somerset as a county has long been associated with orchards and it has a long heritage with horticulture of apples and cider-making. Documents referring to apples and cider production exist from Norman times, while … Continue reading

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Update on Roadworks in Taunton Deane – Week Commencing 14/10/13

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Quantock Hills Orchard Maps & Quantock Apple Heritage Day

From Quantock Hills Joint Advisory Committee Somerset as a county has long been associated with orchards and it has a long heritage with horticulture of apples and cider-making. Documents referring to apples and cider production exist from Norman times, while … Continue reading

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Yarford Road – Closure

Please note that Yarford Road, between Bishops Lydeard/Cothelstone and Kingston St Mary will be closed to through traffic for 4 days from 26th November 2013 to enable drainage improvements to be carried out. The attached plan shows the section that … Continue reading

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Update on Roadworks in Taunton Deane – Week Commencing 07/10/13

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What Future for Musgrove Hospital?

Over the next two years Musgrove hospital is required to make savings of £38 million. The savings must be made in response to the hospital’s essential building programme and must be made against a backdrop of falling government funding; the … Continue reading

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