Gursey & Gumber Tots!

Two new weekly groups have started on Mondays for parents/carers, their babes and tots. There will be fun, support, play, story-start all in an informal setting. Refreshments provided.

Gursey Tots – Monday 10am to 11.30am at Stogursey School.

Gumber Tots – Monday 1.30pm to 3pm at Stogumber Village Hall.

Home-Start West Somerset Receives the Queens Award for Voluntary Services

Home-Start West Somerset have been honoured with the Queens Award for Voluntary Service this year. It is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK recognising and celebrating the outstanding work by groups of volunteers in communities for the benefit of others.

Clare Pound manager of Home Start West Somerset and Carol Morris one of the Family Coordinators attended a garden party at Buckingham Palace in May in recognition of the award.


Home-Start West Somerset is based in Minehead offering support, friendship and practical help to families at home with children under seven across the West Somerset area also providing special projects including “Jump Start” for families who have children with disabilities or special needs.