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News Published in 2024

Call for sites

Call for sites

“Call for sites” launched for nature-based solutions to unlock development We’re calling on landowners to help unlock the delivery of new homes across the area, by promoting their land for important nature-based solutions to development requirements. As of today (Monday 20 May 2024), we’re launching a “call for sites”, which is seeking submissions of land being promoted for the potential delivery of Phosphate Mitigation Schemes and Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) to support the delivery of new development. The “call for sites” aims to gauge the level of interest from...

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Planning applications comments: PARC Code: CL53. Application numbers 53/24/00008 and 53/24/00009 – Plots B & A Musgrove Willows, Lakewall, Westonzoyland

This is the submission of the views of Westonzoyland Parish Council following detailed consideration of both applications. Following examination of the information submitted with both applications and review of correspondence received both for and against the applications including knowledge that a petition against has been submitted to the planning authority it is the decision of the Parish Council to raise NO OBJECTION and to support the proposals with grant of consent. The Parish Council do, however, request that the views of the Rights of Way team on possible impact on PROW BW 36/3 are...

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Temporary Road Closure: ttro212520SE – Bath Road, Ashcott

Please follow the link to view the above road closure; https://one.network/?tm=133515741 and the link for the Notice 2:https://api-gb.one.network/downloads/tm/1111/03-notice-2_133515741_3566592_4d56f7bc3c.pdf The order becomes effective on 20th June 2023 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 29th June 2023 and last for 2 days to enable Wessex Water to replace covers in carriageway.. The contractor has indicated that access for Emergency Services through the site is  not permitted on this occasion. For any further information about...

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Route1 is looking for you!

Route1 is looking for you!

Want to be part of an Outstanding volunteer service? Then Route1 is looking for you! Route1 Advocacy and Independent Visitors service supports children and young people who are in care or have a social worker. They do this by matching volunteers with young people as either short term Advocates, or longer term Independent Visitors. The service recently had an independent internal review and was graded as Outstanding; and was shortlisted to the final 3 in the Frontline National Award 2024 ‘Team of the Year’ Route1 helps children have happy childhood memories, and ensures their views are...

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Levels and moors active travel working group – 16th May 2024

The Active Travel working group is having to postpone the meeting for one week due to issues with attendance from guest speakers. The meeting will commence on Thursday 16th May 2024. The time will still be 7pm and the venue will be Aller Village Hall, High Street, Aller, TA10 0QN We apologise for the inconvenience. If you would like to attend or if you have any questions, please email – levelsandmoorslcn@somerset.gov.uk We look forward to seeing you at the...

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Environment Agency response Hinkley Point C Development Consent Order Material Change consultation

Environment Agency response Hinkley Point C Development Consent Order Material Change consultation

Nuclear regulation news Our response to Hinkley Point C’s Development Consent Order Material Change consultation Our role The Environment Agency is responsible for regulating environmental protection at nuclear sites, ensuring that people and the environment are properly protected. NNB Generation Company (HPC) Limited needs environmental permits from us to cover the work and the controls that it needs to put into place for construction, commissioning, operation and decommissioning of any new power station. What’s happening now? NNB Generation Company (HPC) Limited is proposing to...

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May bank holidays bring changes to waste collections

Somerset Council are reminding residents that waste collections will change during May as bank holidays start and end the month. During the weeks beginning Monday 6 May, and Monday 27 May, collections of recycling, refuse and garden waste will be one day later than usual. If your recycling and/or refuse is usually collected on a Monday, then it will be collected on a Tuesday, if your usual day is a Tuesday it will be collected on a Wednesday and so on. This includes collections that would usually take place on Friday 10 May and Friday 31 May taking place on Saturday 11 May and Saturday 1 June...

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Temporary Road Closure: ttro139455W(TD) – Riverside, Burrowbridge

Please follow the link to view the above road closure; https://one.network/?tm=137252539 and the link for the Notice 2:https://api-gb.one.network/downloads/tm/1111/03-notice-2_137252539_3700186_984aa35e06.pdf The order becomes effective on 18th April 2024 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 22nd April 2024 and last for 4 days (09:30 – 15:30) to enable Openreach to carry out works on underground structure.  The contractor has indicated that access for Emergency Services through the site is permitted on this occasion. For any...

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Levels and Moors LCN agenda – 25.03.24

Please find attached the invite to the upcoming LCN meeting in your area.  The invite includes the agenda and information regarding the venue, date, time, and a link to the online meeting. If you are a parish clerk please do share with your councillors and through your local networks. Please also share this with local organisations, especially those with an interest in and or information to feed into the discussion topics on the agenda. For the minutes of the previous meeting please view them here – Agenda for Local Community Network – Levels and Moors on Monday, 15th January,...

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Temporary Road Closure: ttro013482N – Bullhorn Drove, Bridgwater

Please follow the link to view the above road closure; https://one.network/?tm=137697877 and the link for the Notice 2: https://api-gb.one.network/downloads/tm/1111/03-notice-2_137697877_3695623_19f42fccf9.pdf The order becomes effective on 02nd April 2024 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 8th April 2024 and last for 5 days to enable Wessex Water to carry out service disconnection works. The contractor has indicated that access for Emergency Services through the site is not permitted on this occasion. For any further information...

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Temporary Road Closure: ttro700930N – Fowlers Plot Road, Chedzoy

Please follow the link to view the above road closure; https://one.network/?tm=136950579 and the link for the Notice 2:https://api-gb.one.network/downloads/tm/1111/03-notice-2_136950579_3691807_927107577c.pdf The order becomes effective on 26th March 2024 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 2nd April 2024 and last for 6 hours (09:30-15:30) to enable Openreach safe access for pole replacement works. The contractor has indicated that access for Emergency Services through the site is permitted on this occasion. For any further...

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Temporary Road Closure: ttro417077N – Hoopers Lane, Westonzoyland

Please follow the link to view the above road closure; https://one.network/?tm=136707579 and the link for the Notice 2: https://api-gb.one.network/downloads/tm/1111/03-notice-2_136707579_3690534_1605a681b6.pdf The order becomes effective on 19th March 2024 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 28th March 2024 and last for 8.5 hours (08:00 – 16:30) to enable Utility Services Ltd to replace a pole on behalf of Openreach.  The contractor has indicated that access for Emergency Services through the site is permitted on this...

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Temporary Road Closure: Lakewall & Hoopers Lane

Please follow the link to view the above road closure; https://one.network/?tm=136519013 and the link for the Notice 2:https://api-gb.one.network/downloads/tm/1111/03-notice-2_136519013_3675068_ab75881f9d.pdf The order becomes effective on 13th February 2024 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 19th February 2024 and last for 3 days (08:00 – 18:00) to enable Barr Engineering Services to install poles on behalf of Airband. The contractor has indicated that access for Emergency Services through the site is permitted on this...

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Waste collection service guides will arrive next week – ‘Check it, keep it’.

New service guides, including an 18-month collection calendar will begin to arrive next week in the former Sedgemoor and Somerset West and Taunton areas, as well as a small part of South Somerset. Everyone in these areas will be getting the guide ahead of a change to collection days for some households. Residents having a change of collection day will have received a letter earlier in the month letting them know that things are changing. The new guides and their delivery come at no cost to Somerset Council. They are funded by the council’s collections contractor Suez recycling and recovery...

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Temporary Road Closure: Taunton Road, Greinton

Please follow the link to view the above road closure; https://one.network/?tm=135947985 and the link for the Notice 2:https://api-gb.one.network/downloads/tm/1111/03-notice-2_135947985_3666606_22e94d46ab.pdf The order becomes effective on 06th February 2024 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 13th February 2024 and last for 2 days (08:00 – 16:00) to enable Utility Services Ltd to replace a pole on behalf of Openreach. The contractor has indicated that access for Emergency Services through the site is permitted on this...

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Temporary Road Closure: Andersea Road and Bullhorn Drove

Please follow the link to view the above road closure; https://one.network/?tm=136398226 and the link for the Notice 2:https://api-gb.one.network/downloads/tm/1111/03-notice-2_136398226_3668602_97ecfb45e8.pdf The order becomes effective on 06th February 2024 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 12th February 2024 and last for 3 days (08:00 – 18:00) to enable Barr Engineering Services to install twelve poles on behalf of Airband. The contractor has indicated that access for Emergency Services through the site is permitted on...

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Somerset Levels & Moors Update – 11th January 2024

Click here to view the Somerset Levels & Moors Update – 11th January 2024

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Somerset Levels & Moors Update – 5th January 2024

Click here to view the Somerset Levels & Moors Update – 5th January 2024

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Temporary Road Closure: Bullhorn Drove, Andersea Road, Lakewall and Hoopers Lane, Westonzoyland and Bridgwater Without

Please follow the link to view the above road closure; https://one.network/?tm=136067639 and the link for the Notice 2:https://api-gb.one.network/downloads/tm/1111/03-notice-2_136067639_3652337_262bdc4b29.pdf The order becomes effective on 23rd January 2024 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 29th January 2024 and last for 12 days (08:00 – 16:30) to enable Splicetek Communications Ltd to carry out phased works to install new cables on behalf of Airband Community Internet Ltd. The contractor has indicated that access for...

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