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Tribute to His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh

St Cuthbert (Out) Parish Council wishes to express our sadness at the loss of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. Our thoughts are with the Royal Family as we share the nation's grief. We pay tribute to the Prince's distinguished record of public service. The Royal Family recognises that the preservation of life and the care and well-being of the living must take precedence over... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 08:35 by Michele Exton

Tags: HRH Prince Philip

Changes to Lockdown restrictions permitted after 8th March 2021.

Changes to Lockdown restrictions permitted after 8th March 2021.

Announced last night, these are the summarised changes to restrictions from 8th March 2021. The information comes directly from that published by the Cabinet Office (Date: 22nd February 2021). Later phases of eased restrictions are available by clicking on The Roadmap, pgs 24-39, and are dependent on key conditions.

From 8 March, some of the rules on what you can and cannot do will be changing:

Posted: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 09:29 by Lisa Pool

Tags: Covid-19

Anger over Green Lane Closure in Wookey Hole

View across fields from the village end of Green Lane

A Mendip farmer's decision to close a well used local walking trail has been met with complaints and vandalism to his closure signs.

Green Lane, which runs up to the hills from the riding stables at Wookey Hole, is not a public right of way but has been used by walkers for generations.

Martin Edwards, of Higher Pitts Farm, Priddy, said he locked the gate for safety reasons after the wooded lane was blighted... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 06:15 by Lisa Pool

Tags: Environment, Footpaths

An earlier start for those hard-working recycling crews!

A digital alarm clock shows 6am.

From Monday 1st February, recycling teams will begin collections from 6am, rather than 7am.

All household kerbside collections - recycling, garden waste and rubbish - will begin at 6am to step up staff and customer safety whilst Lockdown restrictions continue.

Find out more about the difficulties facing Recycling Team bubbles where any positive Covid-19 testing is identified, and the challenges it puts... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 14:09 by Lisa Pool

Tags: Recycling

Recycling Sites remain open for essential visits

Recycling Sites remain open for essential visits

Somerset Waste Partnership hope to keep 16 sites across Somerset open for essential visits.

Standard winter hours apply at all sites and Covid-secure procedures are in effect, but SWP urge customers only to visit if the trip is really essential.

Please click on the full Press Release for further details

Posted: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 10:09 by Lisa Pool

Tags: Recycling

St Cuthbert (Out) PC supports the Census 2021 campaign!

St Cuthbert (Out) PC supports the Census 2021 campaign!

The census will take place on 21st March 2021. It is a once-in-a-decade opportunity to gather a detailed 'snapshot' of the population of Somerset and its characteristics. The information collected is extremely important because it is used in planning and funding local services in our area, such as health, education and transport.

Please read the full Press Release on the dedicated website page.

The Census... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 07:34 by Lisa Pool

Tags: Census 2021

Stay At Home - National Restrictions for Early 2021

Stay At Home - National Restrictions for Early 2021

The Stay At Home advice in full can be found here. All counties, including Somerset, will be asked to follow these guidelines from today, and they should be passed into law tomorrow.

Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 09:11 by Lisa Pool

Tags: Covid-19

Tree-Planting underway at Easton Jubilee Playing Field

Tree-Planting underway at Easton Jubilee Playing Field

The trees from The Woodland Trust are being delivered today and the Easton Wildlife Group are planning a socially-distanced planting at the weekend.

A massive well done to the group and for Cllr Newington acting as overseer!

Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 12:43 by Lisa Pool

Tags: Environment, Wildlife

The future of Somerset

Consultations continue to discuss the 2 cases for the future of Somerset.

Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 14:07 by Lisa Pool

Tags: Local Government Reorganisation

St Cuthbert (Out) Parish Scenery

Photo of a rural Somerset sunset

How to relax in Somerset

Posted: Thu, 23 Jul 2020 09:00 by Michele Exton

Tags: Parish Scenery

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