WRITER, poet and activist Tara Newley, the daughter of showbiz legend Joan Collins, will open a business networking event at Maunsel House, North Newton, on September 12, from 6pm to 8.30pm.

Tickets, priced £12, including a £2 donation to brain injury charity Headway Somerset, must be pre-booked – phone Maunsel House on 01278-661076 or emailinfo@maunselhouse.co.uk