Christmas 2021

The village Christmas tree is in the front garden of The Black Horse; hopefully, bringing festive cheer.  Many thanks to those who worked so hard to get it there safely. There will be a Christmas Carol Service this year, at St Michael's Church, on Sunday 12 December 2021 at 3.00 pm.  Please come along and [...]

By |December 6th, 2021|

Village Events

Carol Service at St Michael's Church: Sunday 12 December 2021 - 3.00 pm Clapton Cuppa: Thursday 16 December 2021 - 2.30 pm, at The Black Horse It'd be great to see you

By |August 20th, 2021|

Act of Remembrance 2021

Many thanks to all who attended this year's Act of Remembrance, those who made the act happen, those who generously donated to the collection, and those who provided support and assistance afterwards.  The Very Revd David Frayne was treated in hospital and discharged the same afternoon, to rest and recover at home.  A total of [...]

By |September 20th, 2019|

Parish Councillor Vacancy

We have two parish councillor vacancies.  If you're interested in being considered - or finding out more about what's involved - please get in touch.  It's a role that anyone who is interested in getting the best for our village could fufil.  No specific background, knowledge, skills, experience are required.  You'll need a bit of [...]

By |October 4th, 2021|

Clapton Cuppa is Back

Clapton Cuppa is an informal casual drop-in for a cuppa and a chat,  It was launched in January last year, but suspended in March.  However, and most happily, it has now resumed at the Black Horse, on the third Thursday of each month.  The next one is Thursday 16 December 2021, at 2.30 pm.  If [...]

By |June 4th, 2021|

Garden Waste Collection

North Somerset Council resumed garden waste collections on Monday 27 September 2021.  However, this will be four-weekly not fortnightly, and is still being affected by staff shortages.  Recycling and black bin collections will continue as usual.  For more information, please see the "Changes to Garden Waste Collections" page on the NSC website, where you can [...]

By |September 7th, 2021|

Hinkley Connection Project

The Hinkley Connection Project has published its Autumn Update

By |February 19th, 2021|

Community Engagement

The North Somerset Council Chief Executive and Community Engagement Officer attended the annual parish meeting in April and spoke about how North Somerset is improving its communication and engagement with the public, and with parish and town councils.  If you'd like to review what was said, the slides from the presentation are available as a [...]

By |June 4th, 2021|

North Somerset Council Garden Waste Collection

North Somerset Council is making changes to its garden waste collection service from 1 April 2021.  You can read a summary of the reasons, the letter that has been sent to households, some FAQs and answers, and information about composting.  Please visit the NSC Garden Waste webpage for more information, check your collection schedule, and [...]

By |March 5th, 2021|

North Somerset Local Plan 2038

Having consulted in Autumn 2020 with the public to gauge opinion about its Local Plan 2038, North Somerset Council has now published a consultation statement, summarising the findings and indicating its next steps.

By |February 19th, 2021|