Service Pupil Premium

by Peter Seib on 14 December, 2015

Deadline for Service Pupil Premium fast approaching If you’re a regular serving in the armed forces and have a child attending a state school, Academy or Free school in England you need to act soon to register your child for the Service Pupil Premium. The Service Pupil Premium (SPP) of £300 is provided by the […]

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Can you help tackle Youth Homelessness?

by aldc on 23 May, 2015

SSDC, SCC and local social landlords such as Knightstone are all part of P2i (Pathways to Independence) which supports vulnerable and homeless young people aged between 16 and 24 in overcoming their situation and giving them help to live independently. One of the key components is emergency host family accommodation, where a young person is given […]

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Brympton in 2011

by aldc on 18 May, 2015

Here is a Local Government Association analysis of Brympton Ward based on 2011 Census data. At little dated but very interesting

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Crisis for Lufton’s new Primary

by aldc on 12 May, 2015

The new primary school at Lufton, which was due to open in September next year, is being held up because Persimmon won’t build the new main road which runs through the site. The issue seems to be that they want to wriggle out of the legal agreements including paying towards the Western Corridor road schemes. […]

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2015 Parish Council Result

by aldc on 8 May, 2015

214 spoilt ballot papers(ACCEPTED). PETER SEIB 1509 LIZ GLAISHER 1465 ANGIE ASHMORE 1328 ROGER MEECHAM 1060 BOB BROOKES 1012 TONY POWER 1011 ANDY MARCHANT 991 PETER BURT 873 GRAHAM PRITCHARD 826 KEVIN BOWLES 819 GLEN JAMES GRAHAM 782 ADRIAN LOWES 678 (not elected)  

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Don’t Gamble with Your Vote

by aldc on 28 April, 2015

In reality, Yeovil will probably not choose the next Prime Minister. However, your vote will decide how well Yeovil is represented, whether your interests are considered at the very heart of the government and critically, whether the next government is stable and held within the centre-ground. David Laws is proven and well-respected across the political […]

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Don’t Gamble With Your Vote

by Peter Seib on 28 April, 2015

In reality, Yeovil will probably not choose the next Prime Minister. However, your vote will decide how well Yeovil is represented, whether your interests are considered at the very heart of the government and critically, whether the next government is stable and held within the centre-ground. David Laws is proven and well-respected across the political […]

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Our Manifesto for South Somerset

by aldc on 22 April, 2015

A big team effort by councillors at Parish, District and County level has finally prevailed and we were able to secure proper enforceable parking restrictions that now mean the local roads function better during football matches. Buses run, traffic flows and children can see and be seen at junctions. Unfortunately some visiting fans still seem willing to […]

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At last, a new play area at Larkhill

by aldc on 16 March, 2015

Four years ago, John and I started a campaign to get the play facilities between King Arthur Drive and Merlin Close upgraded . The old area was in poor repair, but a worse problem was that it had very little “play value” for local children and it was starting to attract anti-social behaviour. Over the last few […]

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