Once every four years, a new parish council is elected: 2019 is an election year. Anyone (including current councillors) who wishes to serve as councillor from May 2019 onwards, needs to put themselves forward for election (although, in practice, a ballot will only be held if there are more than six applicants). Details of the [...]
Following Councillor Mrs Mandy George's resignation, there is a parish councillor vacancy. The parish council will be looking to co-opt a councillor at its next meeting on 21 March 2019.
If you're looking for information about sustainable travel, including electric vehicles, you might like to visit the Go Ultra Low West project website.
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. Tools will be provided, as will hi-viz vests (the wearing of which are obligatory). Have fun improving the village's appearance with your [...]
The Environment Agency has launched a new campaign providing advice for households at risk of flooding. You can access this information on the Prepare Act Survive campaign 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
Representatives of the National Grid Hinkley Connection Project made a preliminary presentation to the September 2018 parish council meeting, explaining how they will minimise the effects of the work (from 2019) in our village. More information on the Project Website (look at the Tickenham to Portishead section of "In Your Area"). There will be a further [...]
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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.