SARAH DYKE MP – NEWS

Sarah Dyke MP will be holding two open forum events in the Somerton and Frome constituency in April.  Thursday 11th April – 2.00pm to 4.00pm in Bruton Friday 12th April – 3.30pm to 5.30pm in Curry Rivel Both are an opportunity to learn more about Sarah’s work in Westminster and the constituency and to talk to her about issues…

FOOTPATH NEWS!!

Nicki Hillman is our local volunteer for all the footpaths within the parish. If you experience any issues with a footpath ie. broken stiles/signage, overgrowth etc, please email Nikki – [email protected]. REPORT JANUARY – MID MARCH 2024 Flooded gateway near Edneys Farm on FR10/35 Land owner to be asked if access can be improved. Cement…

CO-OPTION OF TWO COUNCILLORS

Mells Parish Council has a vacancy for the co-option of two Councillors and would like to hear from Parishioners who would like to join the Council. Co-option will take place on 14 May 2024 at 7.15pm in The Barn, Mells.   In the event that more interests are expressed than vacant positions, you will be…

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

Somerset Sight are looking for volunteer visitors to help with a variety of tasks such as reading, correspondence, or making appointments, going out for a drive or just a cup of tea and a chat.  Full training is provided and we cover all reasonable expenses. Somerset Sight – VVS – Volunteer Poster Volunteer to be…

AVAILABLE GRANTS, FINANCIAL AND COST OF LIVING HELP

Halecombe Quarry Community Fund is seeking to support projects within the parishes of Leigh-on-Mendip, Coleford, Mells and Whatley  local to the quarry that improve the amenity and environment of the residents within these parishes. Next application closing date is 31 January 2024. Projects that have clear benefits in terms of education, recreation, nature conservation and sustainability will…

PLANNING MATTERS & APPLICATIONS

Proposal: Erection of dwelling and creation of parking, turning and accessarea.Location: Prospect Cottage Top Lane Mells Frome SomersetApplicant: c/o Carter JonasApplication Type: Full ApplicationApplication Number: 2024/0620/FUL The Council has received the above application and the documents are available on the website: Somerset Council has now published its proposed site allocations which will provide for 505…