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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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Somerset County Council Budget

by adamboyden on 7 February, 2017

Somerset Liberal Democrats PRESS NOTICE Monday 6th February 2017 Jane Lock calls for more detail in County Budget Liberal Democrat County Group Leader Jane Lock has reacted with concern to the budget proposals put forward by the Tories today at County Hall. Everyone acknowledges that Somerset County Council has a crisis in Adult Social Care […]

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October newsletter

by adamboyden on 21 October, 2016

Dear All,   A quick update – and some questions at the end for you –   Referendum approves Frome’s Neighbourhood Plan: Yesterday the people of Frome voted to back proposals for a new Neighbourhood Plan, with 86% voting in favour and 14% against. A total of 3,631 people voted – a turnout of 17.9% […]

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Somerset Liberal Democrats’ Press Release, 26 September 2016: Tories sit by whilst County Council faces Bankruptcy. “The County Council’s finances are in a dire situation.” Today, 26th September, the Conservative Cabinet running Somerset County Council have been discussing the possibility of declaring the Authority bankrupt. In the Revenue Outturn report the County Finance Director has […]

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‘Wish we could turn back time, to the good ol’ days, When our councils funded buses but now we’re stressed out… We used to meet with friends, go out and have a laugh, We would jump on a bus and we’d ride it down to Bath, Used to dream of going places but now they’re […]

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Update: Urgent – As the recent Frome Standard and Frome Times front page stories explain, Bath & North East Somerset Council are reviewing their support for the 267 evening bus services, to try and reduce costs. This affects the 9.10pm and 11.10pm Bath to Frome buses and the 8pm and 10pm Frome to Bath buses […]

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March/April newsletter

by adamboyden on 4 April, 2016

Please see below my newsletter for Frome College ward, Frome and Mendip. I hope you find it useful. How can I help? Please get in touch if you have any issues you need help with. Leisure Centre reopening delayed: As a member of Mendip District Council’s Leisure Strategic Board, last week I had a tour […]

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Frome North byelection results

by adamboyden on 26 September, 2014

The results of the byelection for the Frome North division of Somerset County Council yesterday are as follows: – Linda Oliver, Conservative Party, 1111 votes (46.5%) – Damon Hooton, Liberal Democrat, 836 (35%) – Catherine Richardson, Labour Party, 163 (7%) – Adrian Dobinson, independent, 139 (6%) – Les Spalding, Green Party, 139 (6%) Conservative Linda Oliver […]

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You may have heard that cllr Sam Phripp has sadly resigned as the Somerset County Councillor for the Frome North area. Please see here for Sam’s statements on that. I wish Sam well. So we now need a new county councillor for Frome North, and the byelection has been arranged on Thursday 25th September. Frome […]

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