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Yeovil MP Visits Leonardo and Pays Tribute to Somerset Businesses

Yeovil MP Marcus Fysh visited Leonardo last week to see how the company is working through the Covid-19 restrictions. The site is leading the way in continuing to work whilst having social distancing measures with staff also working in shifts and at home where possible.

Yeovil District Hospital on BBC Breakfast NHS report

Yeovil District Hospital was at the centre of a report about NHS funding, highlighting Yeovil's unique yet valuable Frail Older Persons Assessments Unit and it's health and social care integration initiative The Symphony Project.

Marcus Fysh MP Welcomes A303 Next Steps

Marcus Fysh, MP for the Yeovil constituency, has welcomed the consultation phase of the A303 upgrade programme, with the Department of Transport announcing plans for the Stonehenge section today.

Twitterbird Spreads Crewkerne Word

Marcus Barrett, local campaigner and Conservative County Council Candidate for Crewkerne & Misterton, has pledged to use new ways of keeping in touch with local people, if elected in May.

Commissioner candidate vows to be tough on drugs

Ken Maddock, local Conservative candidate for the Police and Crime Commissioner, has visited Highbridge to see the extent that drugs are affecting the lives of local residents and has vowed to be tough on drugs. 

Minister offers commitment to dualling A303

Transport Minister, Mike Penning MP, has given his support in principle to the dualling of the A303 after a meeting with the Conservative Leader of Somerset County Council John Osman and his deputy David Hall.