31st March 2021 – Met Office update

The Met Office tweeted yesterday that it was the warmest March day since 1968. People were out enjoying the sunshine as it coincided with the lifting of lockdown and being able to meet with others outdoors. Just imagine if, while enjoying the weather, you were generating free electricity from the solar panels on your roof […]

5th July 2021 – Join millions of people reducing their plastic waste

Plastic Free July® is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you be part of Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics. To find out more please go to: www.plasticfreejuly.org

30th September 2021 – South Somerset District Council

In May 2019, South Somerset District Council (SSDC) declared a Climate and Ecological emergency. SSDC has created this survey to try and better understand where our business community is with addressing the climate emergency. We are conducting a survey to gain information that will help us identify where we can offer advice and support going […]

4th October 2021 – A message from Bruton Town Council

Today marks the launch of “Retrofit Bruton and Cary” – A new 18-month project funded by Somerset County Council’s Climate Emergency Community Fund, delivered by Bruton Town Council in partnership with the Centre for Sustainable Energy, One Planet Bruton and Greener Cary. From 4 October 2021, Justine Mallinson, our professionally qualified and experienced Retrofit Assessor & Co-ordinator, will give clear, impartial advice and support to homeowners, to help them plan and […]

29th January 2022 – A message from SSDC

Hello 2022! We’re excited to be at the start of another promising year and looking forward to implementing environmental projects to help us live a more eco-friendly, sustainable life. Read on for tips and tweaks that can help ourselves and the planet. Hello from Cllr Sarah Dyke our Portfolio Holder for Environment Belated Happy New […]

Initial trial for Area East communities in South Somerset – Winter 2021/22

Details of the Scheme:​ We have two thermal imaging cameras available for use by our Area East communities on a free lending-basis. These easy to use camera units connect directly to your smartphone or tablet (either Android or Apple) and will provide you with a thermal image of your home or building. The image can […]