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Community Parish Plan – see the survey results

As part of the publication of the Community Parish Plan 2023, the authors have created a summary document where you can find an up-to-date representation of parishioners views, taken from the survey conducted in November and December 2022. This survey was completed by nearly 50% of the residents of the parish, and their views have […]

Mobile library: times and dates for 2024

The mobile library is continuing to service our village, so please make use of it if you can. It will be stopping at the village hall on the following dates: 31 January 2024 (2.15-3pm) 21 February 2024 (2.15-3pm) 27 March 2024 (2.15-3pm) Then every 4 weeks after that. You can use the mobile library to […]

Wanstrow parish council vacancy – December 2023

Following the resignation of Geoff Andrews, there is a vacancy for a Parish Councillor. The Council is very active in the village, and joining it gives you the opportunity to voice your opinion on how it should best serve our parishioners. No experience is needed – we need people from all backgrounds and experiences who […]

Free first aid training

For residents of Wanstrow and Cloford Parish, the council is offering free first aid training, which will be held in our village hall. A great opportunity for the community to build resilience and learn new skills! There are a few dates available – please note that in order to receive your Certificate of Attendance, you […]

Traffic calming on the A359

After many years of effort and planning, traffic calming is finally coming to Wanstrow! There will be some disruption involved while the works – a build out and a formal crossing adjacent to the Village Hall – are happening. These are described below: The construction works will be carried out initially under temporary traffic lights […]

The mobile library returns

We’re very pleased that the Mobile Library service will be visiting Wanstrow’s shores once more. The mobile library will be in the Village Hall car park on Wednesday 7th June from 2.15 – 2.45pm. It will return on July 5th, and and every 4 weeks afterwards. Please try to come along if this is a […]

Councillor’s monthly report: February 2023

Mendip Council Work In liaison with others, I required there to be an additional Full Council at Mendip to discuss the loss of a Judicial Review by the Council, which means that the allocation of 505 dwelling locations have to be reconsidered (an appendix to Local Plan Pt 2). The Council has agreed that there […]

Wanstrow’s Big Breakfast

On Saturday 11th March, the Wanstrow Village Hall is hosting a Big Breakfast event to raise funds for new playground equipment. It’ll run from 10am till noon – please tell your neighbours, and come along!

Improving Hunters Lodge Track

More restoration work has been done on the Hunters Lodge Track and the last 50 metres leading to the field gate is now flattened and has been scraped down to the underlying hard core. From there, it carries on to the track leading up to the Parish Boundary with Witham, which was previously very heavily […]

A359 Traffic Calming plans – autumn progress update

The A359 Traffic Calming for the centre of the village is still on track and with the public consultation out of the way, the Parish Council are hoping that the scheme could be in place before the end of this financial year (so, before 1 April 2023). The council is regularly in touch with Highways […]