Press release – changes coming to waste collections next year

Recycling and rubbish collection days will be changing for more than 120,000 homes in Somerset in February next year. The changes come as new collection routes are introduced by Somerset Council’s contractor, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. The new routes will make rounds more efficient, more manageable for crews whilst reducing mileage and carbon emissions. … Read more

Help keep Somerset bus services

Somerset Bus Partnership has been campaigning to improve Somerset’s bus services for nearly 3 years. We are probably the most active bus user group in the country.  However, we now need money to help fund our next campaign and to produce the marketing materials.  As the £2 fare has been extended to December 2024, we need … Read more

Creating Places for People – make your views heard

Somerset Council is carrying out a public consultation on a set of planning policy principles that would steer new development in Somerset.  This is also an opportunity for all bus users to influence planning policy and ensure that new developments encourage the use of sustainable transport, rather than relying on the assumption that everyone uses … Read more

Temporary road closure – Lower Swell – 18 Sept 23

Works are expected to commence on 18th September 2023 and last for 5 days to enable Wessex Water to carry out Service Disconnection. Please follow the link to view the above road closure; and the link for the Notice 2:            The order becomes effective on 14th September 2023 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The contractor has … Read more