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MPs claim £795,000 in expenses

MPs claim £795,000 in expenses

FIVE Somerset MPs cost the public almost £800,000, official figures show.

11:00pm Sunday 29 September 2013

Bridgwater Bay Lagoon Proposal: Forum For Debate Please

IAN Liddell-Granger MP’s condemnation of the Bridgwater Bay lagoon proposal is a little premature (Lagoon bid poses a flood risk).

12:38pm Tuesday 10 February 2009

COMMENT: in the last five years £400 million pounds of fresh investment has come to Bridgwater and district.

Ian Liddell Grainger

BACK in November my arms were aching, following my efforts with squibbing in Bridgwater’s High Street. I spent Carnival night the hard, hot way, watching the sparks fly as I manned one of those explosive squibs.

1:02pm Friday 25 December 2015

Which of Somerset's MP's voted to keep 'luxury' tax on tampons and sanitary products: HAVE YOUR SAY

Which Somerset's MP vote to keep 'luxury' tax on tampons and sanitary products: HAVE YOUR SAY

So which Somerset MP's voted against removing a 'luxury' tax on tampons and sanitary products for women? What do you think? Vote in our poll.

4:30pm Wednesday 28 October 2015

West Somerset College draw up Action Plan to improve standards

MRS Gaynor Comber is the principal at West Somerset College

A NEW timetable and teacher training in behaviour management are part of an Action Plan drawn up by West Somerset College to improve the standards.

4:00pm Thursday 4 December 2014

New Bridgwater bio-gas station leads the green drive

PICTURED (from left) Gasrec chief commercial officer Ben Sawford, North Petherton Mayor Alan Bradford, Ian Liddell-Grainger MP and Gasrec CEO Rob Wood.

THE first bio-gas filling station in the West Country has officially opened in Bridgwater this week.

3:00pm Friday 10 October 2014

Three Bridgwater schools WILL be rebuilt

New schools to go ahead - but not all six

THE rebuilding of three Bridgwater schools WILL go ahead, it was announced on Friday, but the future of three others remain in the balance.

10:00am Sunday 8 August 2010

Pupils to attempt world record bid

PUPILS from Edington and Shapwick School are preparing to make a small mark in publishing history by securing a place in the Guinness Book of Records.

12:11pm Sunday 2 March 2008

Encourage MP to vote

THIS week will be the last opportunity readers of the Bridgwater Mercury will have to encourage our MP Ian Liddell-Granger to vote for two private members' bills, with cross-party support, that would pave the way for a significant boost to our local…

2:07pm Wednesday 10 January 2007
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