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 now anticipated that the closure will be lifted from mid-August (rather than extending until early-September as originally intended).  The National Grid will ensure [...]

By |June 26th, 2020|

Road Closure: Whitehouse Lane – from 19 August 2020

North Somerset Council has given permission for the closure of Whitehouse Lane (between its junctions with Cadbury Camp Lane and Caswell Hill) for up to two weeks from Wednesday 19 August, to allow the National Grid to complete cabling work, involving trench digging.  They had hoped to manage this under traffic light control, but due [...]

By |July 31st, 2020|

Road Works on M5 J19 Southbound Slip Road: until November

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|

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 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|

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|

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|


There have been two burglaries recently in the village, in which entry was forced to a shed and storage containers, and power-tools and specialist equipment stolen.  Further details in the police notice, which includes information about how to contact them should you have any information to share.  Please be vigilant of your own out-buildings and [...]

By |February 28th, 2020|

TrueSpeed Broadband

TrueSpeed want to deliver ultrafast broadband directly to the doors of homes in our village - subject to sufficient interest.  Following the information event in July 2019, quite a lot of residents have expressed interest - but a few more need to do so for the project to proceed.  If we meet the threshold soon, [...]

By |January 28th, 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|