Welcome to the website of Clapton-in-Gordano Parish Council

Clapton in Gordano is a rural village in North Somerset close to Portishead and Clevedon.

Its most famous building is the Black Horse pub named around the time of the thriving local coal industry.

There are numerous listed buildings – mainly ancient Somerset farms. Clapton Court Farm dates from the 15th century and the Church of St Michael dates from Norman times.

See also the Wikipedia.

The Parish Council has six members and meets every two months usually on the fourth Thursday at 7.30 pm in a room at the Black Horse. Dates of meetings may vary according to public notice. Members of the public are most welcome to attend and may speak during the public participation item of the agenda. Parish Council Meeting Dates.

Notices

  • Road Closed

Caswell Lane, Portbury, North Somerset

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – Section 14(1)
Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulation Order
Caswell Lane, Portbury, North Somerset

Temporary Prohibition of Use by Vehicles Order 2024
Date coming Into Force: 16th May 2024

Ref: SW24.25-043

  • Road Closed

West Hill (Clevedon Road), Wraxall North Somerset

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – Section 14(1)
Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulation Order
West Hill (Clevedon Road), Wraxall North Somerset
Temporary Prohibition of Use by Vehicles Order 2024
Date coming Into Force: 21st May 2024

Ref: SW24.25-064

Notice is hereby given that North Somerset Council in pursuance of the provisions of section 14(1) of the Road
Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended, intend to make an order the effect of which will be to close, temporarily,
to vehicles the lengths of roads specified in the Schedule to this Notice. Exemptions are included for emergency
services, works access, works vehicles and as works permit for premises which may only […]

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Black bin rubbish consultation

North Somerset Council has now launched a seven-week consultation on proposals to switch to three-weekly collections of non-recyclable (black bin) rubbish, in a bid to reduce waste, boost recycling rates and cut costs.

A press release has been shared with local media, which you can see on the council website at: https://www.n-somerset.gov.uk/news/consultation-new-approach-bin-collections-now-open

The link to the online waste consultation questionnaire for residents to complete is www.n-somerset.gov.uk/getinvolved.

For anyone without online access, paper copies of the questionnaire are available in libraries.

This year the council will need to spend about £5 million disposing of black bin rubbish. However, a waste analysis found […]

  • Road Closed

Cuckoo Lane, Wraxall, NORTH SOMERSET

PUBLIC NOTICE
Cuckoo Lane, Wraxall, NORTH SOMERSET
(TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF USE BY VEHICLES) 2024
Notice is hereby given that North Somerset Council, under section 14(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as amended will,
by virtue of this Notice, for a period of up to five days commencing on the 10th April 2024 will close, temporarily to vehicles the
length of Cuckoo Lane outside Little Wells Wain Lodge. However, the closures may not be implemented for the whole of the period
but only as necessitated by the works which is anticipated to be of 3 days in duration.
The above restriction is necessary because of essential […]

Thank you- Spring Village tidy up

We would like to say a huge thank you to those of you who attended the Spring Village tidy up on Sunday March 24th

It was a successful event and the village is looking great!

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Flower Troughs

As you will have noticed the flower troughs in the village are looking pretty sorry for themselves. The Parish Council wanted to reach out to the local residents and businesses to see if anyone would be interested in sponsoring the purchase of a new one.

Avrils are selling them for £140 each.
If you or your business would be interested in this please do contact either the clerk or a member of the Parish Council