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Parish Council News for May 2019

New Parish Council takes shape:

Beckington Parish Council held its Annual Meeting on May 14th this was the first meeting of the new Council...

Public Consultation Event - 22 Frome Road

When: 5th June 2019 - 3:30pm to 7:30pm

Where: Clifford Suite, Beckington Memorial Hall

Who: Murray Planning Associates

About: Developing...

New District Councillor Elected

Beckington and Selwood now have a new District Councillor, former Beckington Parish Councillor Shannon Brooke has been elected to serve the ward....

Parish Council News for April 2019

Fly Tipping

The dumping of waste (fly tipping) and dropping of litter is illegal and both are punishable by a fine. Mendip District Council...

Parish Council News for March 2019

Annual Parish Meeting:

The Annual Parish Meeting took place on the 12th of March, this was acclaimed to have been a success as unlike the year...

Parish Council News for February 2019

The way local government is changing means County and District Councils are losing direct funding from central government and so they are making...

January Press Release

Grants to Local Organisations:

At its January meeting the Parish Council was pleased to once again be able to support the Memorial Hall committee...

October Press Release

Bus Shelters:

The project to install two bus shelters to both bus stops on Bath Road has been delayed by the normal nonsense of council bureaucracy....

September Press Release

Parish Allotments:

As reported last month, the first meeting of potential allotment holders has taken place. If you thought your name was on...

August Press Release

Annual Donations to Local Charities:

Every year the Parish Council makes some small donations to local charities that provide a service to the...

June Press Release

Parish Council Looking for a Handyman:

The Village Pump in Church Street in under the guardianship of the Parish Council. The Pump has got a...

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Parish Council News for May 2019

New Parish Council takes shape:

Beckington Parish Council held its Annual Meeting on May 14th this was the first meeting of the new Council after the May elections. Councillor Mark Wilson was elected as Parish Council Chairman for 2019/20, Cllr Wilson will take on the responsibility for getting the Allotments and the Association up and running (along with the Parish Clerk). The Council divides up the responsibilities across its Membership so that the Chairman that is not responsible for everything:

• Cllr Roland Kelly is responsible for Councils Planning and Development Portfolio, this means he coordinates the Parish Councils response to all tree and planning applications made to Mendip District Council.

• Cllr Kevin Bishop holds the Highways & Transport Portfolio, meaning that he looks after any issues relating to the same for the Council.

• Cllr Liz Wright is the Councils Rep to Rudge, as well as the Footpaths and Rights of way rep.

• Cllr Clive Winterbourne will continue to look after the Environment Portfolio. Clive helps keep an eye on all the new dog bins and is the fly-tipping supremo as well as looking after the Council assets.

• Cllr Paula Fox - S106 local developer money coordinator.

• Mr Simon Pritchard - Rep / Trustee to the Memorial Hall.

Full contact details for all the Members can be found on the Parish Council website. If you wanted to contact the Council about an issue not covered above, then please contact the Clerk in the first instance.

Looking for a new member:

The Parish Council is also on the lookout for one more member to join the team. You may already be interested in one of the areas that have been outlined above or have a completely different interest to bring to the Council. Maybe you would like to kickstart a project for raising funds to replace the playground or maybe you want to see more land obtained for recreation / allotments. If you have drive, energy and a good plan the Council would be pleased to hear from you - please contact the Clerk.

Parish News

Parish Council News for May 2019

New Parish Council takes shape:

Beckington Parish Council held its Annual Meeting on May 14th this was the first meeting of the new Council...

Public Consultation Event - 22 Frome Road

When: 5th June 2019 - 3:30pm to 7:30pm

Where: Clifford Suite, Beckington Memorial Hall

Who: Murray Planning Associates

About: Developing...

New District Councillor Elected

Beckington and Selwood now have a new District Councillor, former Beckington Parish Councillor Shannon Brooke has been elected to serve the ward....

Parish Council News for April 2019

Fly Tipping

The dumping of waste (fly tipping) and dropping of litter is illegal and both are punishable by a fine. Mendip District Council...

Parish Council News for March 2019

Annual Parish Meeting:

The Annual Parish Meeting took place on the 12th of March, this was acclaimed to have been a success as unlike the year...

Parish Council News for February 2019

The way local government is changing means County and District Councils are losing direct funding from central government and so they are making...

January Press Release

Grants to Local Organisations:

At its January meeting the Parish Council was pleased to once again be able to support the Memorial Hall committee...

October Press Release

Bus Shelters:

The project to install two bus shelters to both bus stops on Bath Road has been delayed by the normal nonsense of council bureaucracy....

September Press Release

Parish Allotments:

As reported last month, the first meeting of potential allotment holders has taken place. If you thought your name was on...

August Press Release

Annual Donations to Local Charities:

Every year the Parish Council makes some small donations to local charities that provide a service to the...

June Press Release

Parish Council Looking for a Handyman:

The Village Pump in Church Street in under the guardianship of the Parish Council. The Pump has got a...

News Archive