Archive for the ‘Community groups’ Category

Thank you to everyone who signed the petition, asked others to sign, shared it on social media and talked to their friends, family and local councillors about this petition. We have had over 580 signatures (see here). The video a friend made, with parents who have had help from Getset at the Key Centre, has been seen […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Stop cuts to Citizens Advice

by adamboyden on 3 December, 2018

Somerset County Council recently announced cuts to funding for Citizens Advice in Somerset (see here). For Mendip Citizens Advice this amounts to £98,000, a 21% total cut to funding. Mendip Citizens Advice gives vital and cost-effective support to over 4000 residents a year on a huge range of issues (see here). Sizeable funding cuts to […]

Read more    1 Comment

Save the Key Centre and family support services

by adamboyden on 1 December, 2018

We are extremely concerned about the future of The Key Centre, in the Mount area, which is Frome’s last remaining Children’s Centre. This hosts Getset support services, activities and support groups for local children, parents and young people and it is under threat. Austerity is not over. In the last month, Somerset County Council suddenly without […]

Read more    Leave a comment

September newsletter

by adamboyden on 30 September, 2018

Dear all, As one of your district councillors I try to keep you informed on local issues, so here is my latest newsround: Standing up for Somerton & Frome Last weekend I was delighted to be selected as Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the Liberal Democrats in the Somerton & Frome constituency. Please see here for […]

Read more    1 Comment

July newsletter

by adamboyden on 22 July, 2018

Dear all, As one of the councillors for Frome College ward on Mendip District Council, I want to keep you up to date, so please see below for my latest news on local issues: Community orchard proposed at the Old Showfield Planning application for 96 homes at Packsaddle Way has been withdrawn Packsaddle parks in […]

Read more    1 Comment

GP appointments survey results

by adamboyden on 24 February, 2018

As you may know, in November Frome Medical Practice changed their GP appointment system. After we heard some concerns, we launched a survey to ask people if they were satisfied or not and why (see the original article and link to survey here). We had over 250 responses online and several in writing. In summary: […]

Read more    Leave a comment