News in Midsomer Norton

Last year's event was a lot of fun

Join SWALLOW this Saturday, 6th June, by taking part in their virtual fundraising zumbathon. Following on from the success of last year's event, and with thanks to Zumba tutors Elaine and Chiara, SWALLOW are hosting an online Zumbathon to raise money for their work supporting local teenagers and adults with learning disabilities.

You can join in from the comfort of your sitting room but you must register in advance so that you receive the all important links. You will need access to the internet and a viewing device to participate.

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Police are asking anyone who might have seen the van heading into Midsomer Norton to contact them

The police have appealed for anyone who can help with the investigation of the theft of a van used by a popular delivery driver living and working around Radstock.

Following a mass social media appeal on Midsomer Norton sites the van was later found - but police are now hunting for those responsible for stealing the vehicle. Ironically it was taken only a few hundred metres from the main police station in Radstock.

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Campaigner Abi Nimmo

Campaigners fighting the building of gas generators in Midsomer Norton have welcomed news that the planning agreement process is being reviewed.

Abi Nimmo whose property in Burlington Road adjuncts the site told Nub News: " It is appalling such a decision was waived through without scrutiny, without consulting us, the local residents, without a committee decision. It's appalling that the Liberal Democrat's are blaming the Conservatives and vice versa meanwhile destruction ensues.

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Midsomer Norton High Street May 26

Charities and small or micro businesses across Bath & North East Somerset, not eligible for the business grants scheme set up in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, are now being offered grant support.

The government has set up a discretionary fund to be administered by local authorities with eligible charities and businesses urged to register by Wednesday 10 June.

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The plant is proposed to be installed near Midsomer Enterprise Park and Welton Primary School. Google. Permission for use by all partners.

The campaign to stop gas generators being built close to Welton Primary School have been given a major boost after Bath and North East Somerset Council bosses promised an immediate review of planning policy after a gas power plant in Midsomer Norton was approved unchallenged.

Leader Dine Romero admitted there was "little comfort" in saying officers were only following policy when they agreed the scheme without scrutiny from planning committee members – despite dozens of objections.

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