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Go the extra mile

SCC colour logoGo the extra mile and help others - If you’re above the age of 18, have a clean full driver licence and own a four-door car, why not volunteer for Somerset County Council to help others get to vital medical appointments?

By committing as little as one day per week, you could greatly help a person who otherwise wouldn’t be able to make appointments. Alternatively commit to more if that is what you choose!

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Village Roadworks in November

roadsign-300pxWe continue to have many roadworks ongoing in Milborne Port. From the many advised, the following are likely to involve significant disruption or road closure. Click the links for more details. Goathill Road will be closed with a diversion from 18-20 November. Gainsborough will suffer further as services will be laid to the new housing development.

Local Golfer bags hole in one

news-800pxIn addition to regular competitions there are plenty of opportunities to play social golf at Yeovil Golf Club. This can either be with a couple of friends or participating in some of the regular roll-up or ‘swindles’ as they are sometimes referred to.

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Milborne Port Climate & Nature Action Group

 

climate emergency logoPlease join us at 12 noon on Friday 29th November outside the Town Hall in support of the Global Youth Climate Strike. There will be a photograph of supporters at 12.15 (which will be sent to our MP). History shows that achieving a turnout of more than 3.5% of the population effects change, so every individual really does count. 

The United Nations has estimated that we need to reduce carbon emissions by half within a decade to have a 50% chance of avoiding global catastrophe. The UK Committee on Climate Change finds that UK action to curb greenhouse gas emissions is lagging behind what is needed to meet legally-binding emissions targets. Since June 2018, Government has delivered only 1 of 25 critical policies needed to get emissions reductions back on track. David Attenborough has warned that, “If we don’t take action, the collapse of our civilizations and the extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizon. Right now, we are facing man-made disaster of global scale”.

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