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 [...]
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
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Gigaclear has been awarded the contract for the next part of broadband roll-out in North Somerset, and has sub-contracted Avonline Networks to install the network. The project, which would bring full-fibre directly to households in our village, thus providing a much improved broadband service, has been delayed. Further information should be available in April 2019. [...]
Under The Weeds Act 1959, landowners are required to take action to prevent the spread of specified weeds, including ragwort, which can present a risk to horses. The website of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) provides useful guidance about how its spread can be controlled.