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Routes helping young people

Routes are a brilliant local organisation - they provide help, info and advice to young (sometimes vulnerable) people on housing, jobs, health and relationships. They help with volunteering opportunities, developing new skills and gaining qualifications.

Visiting Sycamore Engineering

With Tim Sharp of Sycamore Engineering in Sparkford - great to be shown round the business and see how well they're growing and competing.

Good News for Somerset Schools’ Funding

 

 

David Warburton MP Welcomes Good News for Somerset Schools’ Funding

 

Government figures confirm Somerset will gain the second highest percentage rise in the country

 

Great British High Street Awards

Well done to our very own Langport High Street for reaching the last three in the final of the Great British High Street awards (in the village category).

Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance

Always a real pleasure to meet and support the utterly indispensable Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance - here at the reception in Parliament just the other day.

Reception in Somerton

Another arty shot from James - this time at a very Christmassy reception in Somerton. Lots of people to talk to - and must say it was good to give a bit of a roundup of a rather extraordinary year.

Local School choirs at Trinity Church

 

Lovely to be at Trinity Church in Frome to hear choirs from Selwood Academy, All Hallows and Bruton School perform parts of the Messiah and a huge variety of Christmas songs! Cue arty photo of the church, painstakingly taken by 10-yr-old James.

Carol Singers in Somerton

Joining the carol singers in Somerton and handing out mulled wine, mince pies and hot coffee to all comers. Brilliant party atmosphere, as Russ Abbot might have observed. And managed to restrain myself from singing.