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Dan Norris elected West of England metro mayor

Posted: 08.05.21 by By Local Democracy Reporter Adam Postans Local News



Labour’s Dan Norris has won the West of England metro mayor election. The former government minister beat runner-up Conservative Samuel Williams ...

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New Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner says he will start work immediately

Posted: 07.05.21 by By Local Democracy Reporter Stephen Sumner Local News



The Conservative’s ex-soldier candidate has been named as Avon and Somerset’s second police and crime commissioner. Mark Shelford made...

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Midsomer recycling centre to introduce new charges for non-household waste

Posted: 07.05.21 by The Editor Local News



New charges are being introduced for disposing of rubble, plasterboard and tyres at Bath and North East Somerset’s recycling centres. From Mo...

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£3,500 pay rise for B&NES councillors delayed amid pandemic

Posted: 07.05.21 by By Local Democracy Reporter Stephen Sumner Local News



Plans to give Bath and North East Somerset councillors a £3,500 pay rise have been pushed back by a year because of the pandemic. Despite the...

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Expert forecasts Conservative victory in West of England metro mayor contest

Posted: 06.05.21 by By Local Democracy Reporter Adam Postans Local News



***** EMBARGO : not for publication before election polls close at 10pm on Thursday, May 6, 2021 ***** The Conservatives are forecast to win the We...

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Two local charities are supported as Rotary President names Charity of the Year, 2020-2021

Posted: 06.05.21 by Lorraine Sloan Local News



Midsomer Norton & Radstock Rotary President, Nick Candy, nominated both South West Action for Learning and Living Our Way (SWALLOW) and the British He...

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Planning : Housing plans for Bath's tufa field scrapped

Posted: 06.05.21 by The Editor Local News



Controversial plans to build 37 homes on a Bath field containing a rare habitat have been scrapped by the new council leader. Councillor Kevin Guy...

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Elections today in Midsomer : Voters get to chose a West of England Mayor

Posted: 06.05.21 by The Editor Local News



Voting is on today in Midsomer, where electors can take part in deciding who will be next West of England Mayor - one of 13 directly-elected mayors ac...

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Local food sharing initiative Crop Drop releases new Somer Valley poster to encourage even more to participate

Posted: 05.05.21 by The Editor Local News



The local food share initiative, Crop Drop, has released new marketing to encourage even more gardeners to take part. Their new posters highlight t...

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Children must not become lost to coronavirus, local head teacher speaks out

Posted: 05.05.21 by By Local Democracy Reporter Stephen Sumner Local News



Local parents and teachers are calling for urgent changes so today’s pupils are not a lost “Covid generation”. Speaking ahead of a national ...

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