Show support for the #126 Service! Broad group meeting about many bus issues, including the #126 TODAY....
There is a 10am meeting today that looks at a HUGE range of bus issues across the county and more local, including the No.126 Service (Wells to Weston Super Mare). Somerset Council, bus companies, GWR and stakeholders wide and far are expected.
Online, you can find the agenda attached, and the meeting details here. We're sorry for the very late notice for you but if you can support and drop in, please... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 12 Sep 2023 07:35 by Lisa Pool
At about 2pm today, our contractors informed the Council that while they were working with noisy machinery, the rest of their tools and money had been stolen from their truck. A tenant who was working on their plot, told them that they had seen a black Ford Cougar leaving the site not long before.
The matter has been reported to the police - apparently there was a similar attempted theft just before... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Aug 2023 15:11 by Michele Exton
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a busy and forward-looking parish council.
The Assistant Clerk (Environmental Focus) is a new post that is expected to grow and develop as the Council develops its responses to environmental issues. It is largely home-based administrative work and will include attendance at evening meetings and site visits.
The post holder will support the Council Environment... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 17 Aug 2023 07:19 by Lisa Pool
Residents in Easton have been working to create raised beds in a part of the Village Hall car park and their results are simply wonderful.
The Parish Council contributed through their Grants for Greener Villages, and the hard work was done by Easton residents over several months. Can you hear the bees!...
To enquire about Grants for Greener Villages, and to help your projects cross the finishing line,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 01 Aug 2023 13:16 by Lisa Pool
Somerset Bus Partnership Welcomes Flat Rate Fare Proposals
Somerset Bus Partnership welcomes the Government's plan to provide up to £60 million, to enable bus operators to cap single adult bus fares at £2. The £2 flat fare comes in from the beginning of January and will continue through to the end of to March 2023. Most bus operators are expected to adopt the scheme.
This means millions... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 08:32 by Lisa Pool
Yesterday, DEFRA and the Animal & Plant Health Agency took the decision to declare an AIPZ across the UK as cases increase. Below are sources of guidance, as well as legally required precautions for bird owners.
AVIAN INFLUENZA (Bird Flu)
On 17 October 2022 an Avian Influenza Prevention Zone was declared by the Government across the whole of England. This was because of the increased number of cases... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 Oct 2022 10:25 by Lisa Pool
Read about the continuing threats to axe the 126 & 173 bus services and what residents should do to preserve this service.
Posted: Wed, 24 Aug 2022 12:54 by Michele Exton
This is a special invitation to all residents to come along from 6pm to the Annual Parish Meeting in Coxley. The meeting puts aside regular council business and focuses on other interests and aspects of parish life:
We are lucky enough to have 3 great speakers, all with unique insights into different topics, and thank them for supporting the Parish Meeting! They are:
-Wiltshire's Experience of Community... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Apr 2022 09:35 by Lisa Pool
PERMITTED NUMBER OF COUNTY COUNCILLORS IN EACH ELECTORAL DIVISION IN MENDIP:
Frome East 2
Frome North 2
Frome West 2
Mendip Central & East 2
Mendip Hills 2
Mendip South 2
Mendip West 2
Shepton Mallet 2
If you wish to be nominated as a County Councillor...
Step 1: Forms of nomination papers may be obtained at the Election Office, Mendip Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2022 06:37 by Lisa Pool
"Communities Make Belonging Matter" - Parish Council Elections
Permitted Number of Councillors in St Cuthbert (Out) Parish:
East Ward 4
North Ward 5
South Ward 3
West Ward 5
A summary of the process leading up to and after Election Day, 5th May 2022
If you wish to be nominated as a parish councillor...
Step 1: Forms of nomination papers may be obtained at the Election Office, Mendip Council Offices, Cannards... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 17 Mar 2022 10:52 by Lisa Pool