Rebecca Pow MP welcomes greater protection for ancient woodland

Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow’s tireless campaign to gain more protection for ancient woodland has borne fruit with the Prime Minister’s announcement this week that there are plans to overhaul England’s planning policy to provide far more robust protection for this special habitat.

Taunton Deane MP gives up plastic for lent.

Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow has joined Conservative colleagues from across the UK in pledging to Give Up Plastic for Lent. The parliamentarians have each agreed to take part in different challenges to reduce their own use of plastics during the 40 days in the run up to Easter.

New face on Wellington Town Council

Solicitor Ben Shepherd became the newest Conservative town councillor in Wellington on Thursday evening (26th October 2017) winning a by-election in the South ward.

Whats been going on at Somerset County Council (August)

Improvements to Delayed Transfer of Care: Jeremy Hunt, the Secretary of State for Health has written to congratulate and thank Somerset County Council for the work that has been done to reduce delays in people leaving hospital – Delayed Transfers of Care to give it’s formal title.

Conservative Cllr's working to solve Cades Farm issue

Residents living on parts of the new Cades Farm estate in Wellington were this week being surveyed about postal and parcel delivery problems due to possible confusion over similar street names.