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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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March Press Release

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 before, this year some residents came to the meeting!

A request was made by one resident that the Parish Council support the creation of a one-way street on Church Hill / Street. The Parish Council will now consult with the homeowners of the streets before resolving whether to support this change or not. Letters will go out in the next few months.

Full reports made to the Parish Meeting can be seen on the Parish Councils website under ‘Meetings'.

Report it to the council:

When thing go wrong (or even right!) it's often ‘the council' you think of reporting it to or to contact for help. Somerset has three levels of local government…

Parish councils can provide facilities like:

Allotments

Bus shelters

Play areas and play equipment

Grants to help local organisations

Consultation on neighbourhood planning

District Council

Mendip District Council is responsible for services like:

Rubbish collection

Fly tipping

Recycling

Council Tax collections

Housing

Planning applications

Elections and electoral registration

Tel: 0300 303 8588

County Council

Somerset County Council is responsible for services across the whole county like:

Education

Transport

Fire and Public safety

Social care

Libraries

Waste management

Trading standards

Tel: 0300 123 2224

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