Somerset County Council is a local authority which services the population of the county of Somerset in the South West of England. We provide a range of services across the county including, highways and transport, adults and children’s social care, libraries and waste and recycling. We strive for excellent services that are accessible, responsive and sustainable to ensure Somerset is a healthy and vibrant place to live, work and visit. Somerset is a beautiful, vibrant county enjoyed by many thousands of people every day. Our National Park, our Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and of course our unique history and heritage, are rightly regarded as being nationally important.