Temporary Closure of Clayhanger Lane

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A section of Clayhanger Lane will be closed to traffic for a period of 4 days on or after 28th May 2019.

For full details, including a map, click here.

Are you interested in supporting your local area?

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Community Care Somerset have made the following request:

"I’m sure you know about the work that CCS do in your local community through our team of village, community and carers agents.  We are currently expanding our team and are looking to recruit individuals who want to support their local area.  We want reach people who don’t necessarily have a background in similar work or relevant qualifications, but are supportive, approachable people who are passionate about their community, can use their initiative and have bucket loads of common sense.

 If you have any capacity to promote the opportunities that we have available within your local area, we would really appreciate it.

 The link to the website is below, where all of the roles are listed along with the relevant application forms.

 The roles particularly aimed at South Somerset include the South Somerset Village Agent and the South Somerset Carers Agent.


 Thank you in advance for anything you can do."

Combe St Nicholas to be featured on BBC Somerset!

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Andy Bennett of BBC Somerset will be featuring Combe St. Nicholas daily on his afternoon show next week (commencing Monday 11th February), between 2.00 and 2.30 p.m. He will include interviews with several local residents. BBC Somerset can be found on 95.5 FM and 1566 AM.

Special Parish Council Meeting on Mount Hindrance Planning Applications

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The Parish Council is to hold a special meeting at 7.30 pm in the Village Hall on Tuesday 19th February to consider two new planning applications respect of Mount Hindrance area (Cuttiford's Door). An application to build 350 homes was submitted in 2012 but was ultimately turned down on appeal by the developers.

The applications are:

No. 18/04057/OUT, for land east of Mount Hindrance Farm, up to 295 dwellings, provision of a floodlit full size football pitch, unlit full size training pitch and community sports pitch with associated multi use clubhouse, spectator facilities and vehicular parking area; hub for local neighbourhood facilities and other community uses, public open space, landscaping, drainage and other facilities; associated vehicular and pedestrian accesses, land regrading, associated infrastructure and engineering works; and

No. 19/00074, for land east of Crimchard, for 142 dwellings together with associated infrastructure including access/highway improvements, drainage and attenuation, play area, open space and landscaping.

For further information on the applications, go to the following links on the District Council's website - https://www.southsomerset.gov.uk/planningdetails/?id=1804057OUT and https://www.southsomerset.gov.uk/planningdetails/?id=1900074FUL

All are welcome to attend.



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