All villagers, including families, are invited to spend a couple of hours taking part in a volunteer village tidy-up. Please wear suitable clothing and stout shoes, and meet in the Black Horse car-park. Tasks suitable for all. Tools will be provided, as will hi-viz vests (the wearing of which are obligatory). Have fun improving the [...]
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 [...]
Wrap up warmly and come sing carols with gusto around the village Christmas tree (outside the Black Horse). All villagers most welcome, including families with children.
TrueSpeed are offering to deliver ultrafast broadband directly to residents' doors - subject to sufficient interest. Following the information event in July 2019, several residents have expressed interest - but more need to do so for the project to proceed. 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 21 November 2019. If you're interested in being considered - or finding out more about what's involved - please get in touch by the end of October.
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. [...]