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One of the best multicultural events in Somerset!

14th September 2019 @ Albemarle Centre in Taunton!

A day of international food, live music, dance, workshops, kids activities, community information, talks, films and more! We’re sharing and celebrating the many cultures in and around Taunton through our community-run multicultural event. FREE EVENT and everyone welcome 

CCS are recruiting

We have 1 position available: Mendip Agent Team Lead – apply and join our friendly team!

It’s #VillageHallsWeek

To celebrate the wonderful work our Village Halls do across the county we are promoting a directory of their events. See what is happening in your area!

New Year New Challenge with Positive People

Are you looking to get back to work, training, volunteering or build confidence for your future journey back to work? Come along to the New Year New Challenge Event from Positive People 11th February.


Friday 17th August, 11am – 4pm at Compass Disability, Belvedere Trading Estate, Taunton, TA1 1BH.Come  join us! Support on back to work, all things tech & moving towards the future you want!

Contact: Gail 07931 017998

Community Led Housing training

DevonCommunities Together has funding to provide Community Led Housing training in the South West. At Norton-sub-Hamdon event 31st July 2018 10am – 4pm visit:

NEW Community Buildings Training

We are delighted to be running a NEW Training & another General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Training

This workshop is for anyone who is involved with a community building, from a village hall to a community centre, church hall, parish room. It will be an interactive session with plenty of opportunities to ask questions and a chance to share ideas, experiences, and best practices.


Somerset Star Nominations

Nominate your Somerset Star!

Here’s your chance to nominate your ‘Somerset Star’ and get involved in events planned to coincide with this year’s National Volunteers’ Week.

As part of the celebrations, we want you to nominate your shining stars and say ‘thanks’ to the volunteers who make a massive contribution to our local communities.

Click here for further information

New Service Provider for the Somerset Oil Scheme!

CCS has entered into a partnership agreement with Affinity, a subsidiary of Anglia Farmers Ltd, the largest agricultural purchasing co-operative in the UK. Affinity uses the buying power of its parent company to offer consistently low prices whilst providing a highly professional and efficient service.

Click here for full details of the new scheme – including the added bonus of being able to set up a monthly prepayment plan for your oil!



A new website has been developed by CCS and Assist as part of their Somerset Village Agent project. The website is a Portal to help individuals seek advice, guidance and support for a range of issues, from fuel poverty to asking for support on a community project, such as finding funding for transport to isolated rural areas.

Click here for full Press Release