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  • Somerset County Council 2013 Cabinet formally appointed

    By abbie_glasto at 13:35 on 22/05/13
    Somerset County Council formally appointed its Cabinet members at yesterday's County Council meeting (21 May). Cllr John Osman was chosen once again as Leader of the Council, but in addition now holds responsibility for the portfolio of Customers and Communities. Cllr David Hall has once again been appointed to the position of Deputy Leader, and also has responsibility for Business, Inward Investment and Policy. Cllr Osman said:...
  • Somerset County Council announces building projects worth £39 million

    By abbie_glasto at 12:46 on 31/01/13
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    Building projects worth nearly £39 million have been announced by Somerset County Council as it comes under fire over spending cuts which would cut dozens of jobs. The projects range in value from £7 million on repairing schools to £20,000 for improving the Bridgwater-to-Taunton Canal. "Not a penny of this £38 million will be money borrowed by the council," said leader John Osman. "All the...
  • Somerset County Council candidates briefing session this January

    By abbie_glasto at 12:46 on 04/01/13
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    Somerset County Council is holding a candidates briefing session this month for people interested in standing for a County Councillor position. This will give potential candidates the opportunity to find out more about the Council, the role of councillors and support provided by the Council for the role. Ample opportunity will be given to ask questions and receive answers on any of these topics. The County Council elections take...
  • Jim Barron elected Glastonbury Town Councillor

    By abbie_glasto at 15:48 on 09/11/12
    Jim Barron has been voted Town Councillor for St Benedict's Ward
    Jim Barron of the Conservative party has been voted the new Glastonbury Town Councillor for St Benedict's Ward in the recent by-election. The election, following the resignation of Councillor Paul Preston, had a 26.5% turn-out and Mr Barron received 243 votes – approximately 46.3 % of the overall vote. Mr Barron was up against Liberal Democrat Lynn Bastian, who received 161 votes and Earl Bramley-Howard of the Green Party who...
  • Glastonbury by-election 2012: Your candidates

    By abbie_glasto at 13:40 on 05/11/12
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    Don't forget to vote in the election this Wednesday for your new Glastonbury Town Councillor. Following the resignation of Town Councillor Paul Preston, three candidates will be battling it out for your votes on 7 November 2012. The candidates are… Jim Barron – Conservative: Jim was previously a councillor for St Benedict's ward in Glastonbury and is interested in enhancing Glastonbury, namely by improving parking issues...

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