Village Barbecue, starting at 12.30 pm, in Millennium (Tynings) Wood on Bank Holiday Monday. Barbecue and fuel provided. Please bring your own blanket, chair, food, drink - and friends! All very much welcome.
North Somerset Council will be resurfacing parts of the B3124 in Portishead during a four week period from 29 July 2019, which will include 24-hour road closures. This will affect access from our village to Portishead, and, at the start of the period, towards Clevedon. Please see North Somerset's letter for the schedule of works [...]
All villagers are warmly invited to take part in this year's Act of Remembrance. Optional walk from The Black Horse, leaving at 10.25 am, for service in St Michael's Church at 10.45 am. Refreshments served in church afterwards. You can read more about our village war memorial and those who served during the World Wars [...]
North Somerset Council is having problems making waste and recycling collections on time, and catching-up with missed collections. It apologises to residents and asks that they leave containers out. Missed collections should be reported directly to North Somerset online through Council Connect They also suggest residents might wish to follow North Somerset Council and North [...]
The West of England Rural Network (WERN) has funding from the National Lottery Community Fund, for a "Rural Connections" project, which supports older people living in rural areas to connect with their communities, and reduce loneliness. Sarah Friend [our Village Agent] will make a presentation about the project at the start of the parish council [...]
TrueSpeed are offering to deliver ultrafast broadband directly to residents' doors - subject to sufficient interest. Following the information event in July 2019, some further drop-in sessions are being planned. Dates, times and venues to follow. In the meantime, if you would like to express interest, please do so through the TrueSpeed website
Following this year's uncontested ordinary election, there is a parish councillor vacancy. The parish council will be looking to co-opt a councillor at its next meeting on 19 September 2019. If you're interested in being considered - or finding out more about what's involved - please get in touch by the end of August.
Representatives of the National Grid Hinkley Connection Project have made presentations at the September 2018 and April 2019 meetings, explaining how they will minimise the effects of the work in our village and the surrounding area. Some surveying work is now starting to take place. More information on the Project Website (look at the Tickenham [...]
If you're looking for information about sustainable travel, including electric vehicles, you might like to visit the Go Ultra Low West project website.
Village resident, and diligent village historian, Mr David Hounsell has prepared a booklet about our village war memorial and those who served during the two World Wars