Road Closure: M5 J19 Southbound Slip Road – from 29 June 2020

The Highways Agency will be undertaking work to improve traffic flow on the M5 Junction 19 Southbound slip road, and the roundabout, from 29 June 2020, until November 2020, although not continuously.  When the work is taking place, there will be narrow lanes on slip road and roundabout during the day, and overnight closures (Monday [...]

By |June 26th, 2020|

Speed Limit Proposals: Caswell Lane & Hill, and Whitehouse Lane

North Somerset Council is proposing to implement speed limit changes, reducing from national speed limit (60 mph) to 30/40 mph on parts of Caswell Hill, Caswell Lane, and Whitehouse Lane, around the junctions with the National Grid service roads.  Observations are invited, by 16 July 2020; details of how to respond are in the Notice [...]

By |June 26th, 2020|

Road Closure: Caswell Lane Under M5 Bridge – from 27 July 2020

North Somerset Council has given permission for closure of Caswell Lane under the M5 bridge, from Monday 27 July 2020, to allow the National Grid to lay new service ducts.  It is anticipated that the closure will be in place for up to 40 days, ie until early-September.

By |June 26th, 2020|

Road Closure: Caswell Hill & Lane – 2 August 2020

North Somerset Council intends to close Caswell Hill and Caswell Lane on Sunday 2 August 2020, between 8.00 am and 5.00 pm, for surface dressing work.  There will, therefore, be no access to Portbury along either of these that day.

By |June 26th, 2020|

2019/20 Unaudited Accounts

As required by law, the Parish Council unaudited accounts for 2019/20 will be available for inspection from 1 June 2020 (until 10 July 2020), by appointment with the Clerk.  The Annual Governance and Accounting Statements have been published on the Budgets & Accounts page of this website.

By |June 1st, 2020|

Parish Council Meetings

While the parish council can no longer meet at The Black Horse, due to restrictions on public gatherings, it can now meet remotely, and did so on Thursday 28 May 2020, with those who live and work in the village invited to join the meeting via Zoom.  Currently, the parish council does not intend to [...]

By |May 22nd, 2020|

Coronavirus Assistance for Farmers

Any farmer unable to care for livestock due to coronavirus can contact North Somerset Council Trading Services and the Farming Community Network for advice, guidance and practical assistance.  Contact details are attached.

By |April 3rd, 2020|

Coronavirus Information

The "Useful Links" page of this website has been updated with links to various Government, NHS and North Somerset Council sources of information, advice and support about coronavirus.  From the main North Somerset Council website page, you can access information about how its various services have been affected.

By |March 30th, 2020|

Clapton Cuppa

The new Clapton Cuppa drop-in for a cuppa and a chat, launched in January 2020, is currently suspended; hopefully, to be reinstated later in the year.  Watch this space.  And stay safe and well at home.

By |March 30th, 2020|

Hinkley Connection Project Roads Update

The contractors for the Hinkley Connection Project are now working locally, which will necessitate some road closures and traffic control under temporary lights over coming weeks and months.  A summary of these has been provided, as well as a reminder of where to find further information.

By |February 28th, 2020|