Detailed plans of Cheddar Reservoir given at exhibitions
Plans for Cheddar Resvervoir Two have been shown to the public over three days of exhibitions. One area that has attracted a lot of attention is transport, after Bristol Water revealed that site access during the reservoir’s construction will be off Lower New Road. This means the Heavy Goods... Read more
Trina Gulliver, the nine-times World Darts champion from Cheddar, has been appointed MBE during the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Also on the honours list is: Gordon Stockman, MBE, services to the West Country’s illuminated carnivals. James Williams, MBE, chairman of Somerset Wildlife Trust’s Otter Group for otter conservation. Allen Cotton, OBE,... Read more
Tessa Munt MP joins Fairlands pupils for Communities Week
Local MP Tessa joined Fairlands Middle School in Cheddar for their annual ‘Communities Week’ where students meet with people from all walks of life, explore their communities and find out more about what makes their local area tick.   Tessa gave a quick talk explaining how her role as... Read more
Year 12 student Rachel Stean represented The Kings of Wessex Academy in an after dinner speaking competition, The Gabblers Club After a three-course dinner at the Bristol Hotel in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Bristol, Rachel made the first speech of the night, entitled The Final Countdown. Headteacher... Read more
Bristol Water has pledged that a transport plan will aim to minimise the impact of construction traffic during the building of a £100m reservoir. The company was responding to concerns which have been raised during a public consultation into the building of Cheddar Reservoir Two. Traffic was seen to be the biggest worry... Read more