This overview explains the Government's consultation on broadband connectivity. Across the parish, there is likely to be a range of experiences so please do find time to inform HM Government how things are for you! (Image: pexels.com)
The Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) wants to hear views and experiences of consumers' broadband connectivity in rural areas. In addition, DCMS... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 08:25 by Lisa Pool
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:
- you will... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 09:29 by Lisa Pool
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
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
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
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
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
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
Consultations continue to discuss the 2 cases for the future of Somerset.
Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 14:07 by Lisa Pool