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February 2017 Newsletter

by adamboyden on 28 February, 2017

Dear All,  please see below a roundup of news from the ward and local area, and updates on what your councils are doing. This has taken some time, so apologies it has been a long time since the last one. Old Showfield improvements to continue Frome Town Council is planning further improvements to the Old […]

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Selwood Academy propose new 3G pitch

by adamboyden on 16 January, 2015

Selwood Academy propose new 3G pitch Selwood Academy, on Berkley Road, has recently submitted a planning application for the ‘Construction of 3G Artificial Turf Pitch with associated flood lighting ( 8 x 15m columns) and tutor room/changing room, 4m fence around goal areas, 3m fence around all other sides.’ (planning application 2014/0521/FUL). Please see here […]

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£1 Billion to tackle youth unemployment

by adamboyden on 5 December, 2011

Lib Dem Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has outlined a £1 billion pound Youth Contract to tackle youth unemployment. The aim is to ensure that all jobless young people are earning or learning again before long-term damage is done. Over three years, the Youth Contract will provide at least 410,000 new work places […]

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Letter: the Merlin needs Friends

by adamboyden on 5 August, 2011

Letter to Somerset Standard, Thursday July 28th:  I read last week’s front page story about the ‘precarious’ situation of the Merlin Theatre with concern. The Merlin is a much-loved local venue which is much too important to close. The abolition of funding earlier in 2011 from both Somerset County, who own the theatre, and Mendip […]

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