Brian Tregunna the Regional Manager of Active Plus invited the Mayor of Minehead to present certificates to unemployed 50 year old's. The Mayor was unable to attend the presentation and the Deputy Mayor Cllr Ron Bridle attended the presentation on his behalf. Unemployed 50+ people who had recently completed courses at Active Plus were presented with their certificates at Minehead Fire Station at 12 noon by the Deputy Mayor who was very pleased to carry out this duty. Active Plus is a social enterprise that utilises the skills of wounded, injured and sick ex-military personnel to provide a range of personal development, education and well-being programmes for people in need. Active Plus have expanded to be able to work with schools to address behavioural issues with disaffected teenagers, providing fieldcraft courses and delivering team building programmes for various organisations.
On the 16th May 2016 at the Statutory Annual Meeting of the Full Council Councillor Jean Parbrook was re-elected as the Mayor of Minehead, Councillor Andrew Kingston-James was elected as Deputy Mayor of Minehead.