M5 Junction 19 Roundabout Closure: 4-8 October 2021

National Highways will close the southbound section of the M5 Junction 19 roundabout overnight [10.00 pm - 6.00 am] on Monday 4 t0 Friday 8 October 2021 (inclusive).  There will be no access on to or off of the southbound side of the roundabout (gyratory) at J19.  It will not be possible to leave or [...]

By |October 1st, 2021|

Village Tidy-Up: Sunday 17 October 2021 – 10.00 am

Please come and join fellow villagers in enhancing our village's appearance.  Meet outside the Black Horse (and perhaps return there for a drink afterwards).  All welcome; tasks suitable for all, including children.  Please wear appropriate clothing and shoes.  Hi-viz vests will be provided and must be worn by all.  Thank you

By |October 1st, 2021|

Garden Waste Collection

North Somerset Council resumed garden waste collections on Monday 27 September 2021.  However, this will be four-weekly not fortnightly, and is still being affected by staff shortages.  Recycling and black bin collections will continue as usual.  For more information, please see the "Changes to Garden Waste Collections" page on the NSC website, where you can [...]

By |September 7th, 2021|

Clapton Cuppa is Back

Clapton Cuppa is an informal casual drop-in for a cuppa and a chat,  It was launched in January last year, but suspended in March.  However, and most happily, it has now resumed at the Black Horse, on the third Thursday of each month.  The next ones are Thursdays 16 September, 21 October and 18 November [...]

By |June 4th, 2021|

Parish Council Meeting: Thursday 25 November 2021 – 7.30 pm

The next Parish Council Meeting  is on Thursday 25 November 2021, at 7.30 pm, in the Family Room at the Black Horse

By |June 4th, 2021|

Parish Councillor Vacancy

We have two parish councillor vacancies.  If you're interested in being considered - or finding out more about what's involved - please get in touch.  It's a role that anyone who is interested in getting the best for our village could fufil.  No specific background, knowledge, skills, experience are required.  You'll need a bit of [...]

By |October 4th, 2021|

Village Events

Summer Village Barbecue - Monday 30 August 2021  Cancelled, due to clash of dates with other village event Autumn Volunteer Tidy-Up - Sunday 17 October 2021: 10.00 am - 12.00 pm Act of Remembrance - Sunday 14 November 2021: 10.45 am Carol-Singing Around the Christmas Tree - December 2021 (date to be confirmed) It'd be [...]

By |August 20th, 2021|

Community Engagement

The North Somerset Council Chief Executive and Community Engagement Officer attended the annual parish meeting in April and spoke about how North Somerset is improving its communication and engagement with the public, and with parish and town councils.  If you'd like to review what was said, the slides from the presentation are available as a [...]

By |June 4th, 2021|

Hinkley Connection Project

The Hinkley Connection Project has published its Summer Update

By |February 19th, 2021|

North Somerset Council Garden Waste Collection

North Somerset Council is making changes to its garden waste collection service from 1 April 2021.  You can read a summary of the reasons, the letter that has been sent to households, some FAQs and answers, and information about composting.  Please visit the NSC Garden Waste webpage for more information, check your collection schedule, and [...]

By |March 5th, 2021|