Its summertime and all is relatively quiet in the District.
As reported in the last newsletter Ric Pallister has resigned as leader of South Somerset District Council. I can now confirm he has been replaced by Val Keitch. Cllr Keitch is the Liberal Democrat representative for Ilminster Town and Area West chairman. She recognises the Council, in line with all local authorities, is facing very challenging times but added how privileged she feels to have been selected to lead the authority. The next District elections will be held in May 2019 so she has just under a year to make a difference.
The Adopt a Path scheme is open to anyone in Somerset whether you are a walker, horse rider or cyclist, and almost any public right of way can be adopted. Volunteers are simply asked to use their chosen path as often as they can and report any problems they come across. If they want to, they can also help with some light maintenance, with equipment provided. Paths can range from 50 metres to several miles long. We have some lovely footpaths available in Curry Rivel — for maps take a look at the Curry Rivel Website in the local info section. If you fancy getting involved go to the website link www.somerset.gov.uk/get-involved/volunteering
More news from Curry Rivel
We have just heard that we have been awarded a grant from South Somerset District Council and that, together with your donations means we have successfully reached the purchase price of the land.We are grateful to all those who donated-between us we have ensured that a slice of ancient woodland will be preserved and enhanced with newly planted trees,with all the benefits we know that...
It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of Andy Anderson who passed away at home recently after suffering with a serious illness for some time.Andy was a very popular figure in our community having been a councillor and latterly chair of the Parish Council for several years . As chair of the Parish Council he was key in supporting many improvements around the village. He...
Please note that the Emergency Phone number to the Curry Rivel Community Support Group will be unavailable for a few days. If you have any urgent requests please submit them to the Emergency E mail address which is firstname.lastname@example.orgWe expect the Emergency phone to resume normal service in a few...