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 I can now confirm he has been replaced by Val Keitch.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
The Forget Me Not Cafe last opened at Curry Rivel Village Hall on 16th March, and for the time being, is closed.Prior to the temporary closure, due to the current Covid situation, the Cafe was very popular and was... 'a great place to make friends, especially for those with memory challenge'We do hope all those that attended the Cafe are surviving the lock down, and we...
The Village Hall has been closed since the 16th March. In recent weeks we have carried out Improvements and other works in the hall, (at recommended 'safe distances') to get the hall ready for whenever it opens again, these being:Fitting of new fire resistant, 'black-out' Curtains in the main Sewers Room. These curtains were made by Suttons Upholstery...
Yet another case has been spotted by a member of our community and reported to South Somerset District Council On the 27th June this photo was taken on the A378 just outside Curry Rivel on the way to Langport. One week later 4/7/2020 the same person must have added to it. Does anyone know who is responsible?If so pleasehttps://www.southsomerset.gov.uk/servi...