CARRIAGEWAY DRAINAGE / RESURFACING WORK – A359, WANSTROW

CARRIAGEWAY DRAINAGE / RESURFACING WORK – A359, WANSTROW. PREP WORKS – 19/07/2021 – 23/07/2021 RESURFACING – 26/07/2021 – 30/07/2021 I am writing to inform you of our forthcoming carriageway resurfacing work upon the A359, Wanstrow. Somerset County Council, as the Highway Authority, have a statutory duty under S41 of the Highways Act 1980 to repair […]

Vacancy for a Councillor

Due to the resignation of Councillor Samantha Ingram there is a vacancy for a Parish Councillor. A by-election will be held to fill the vacancy if 10 electors from the parish give notice in writing to the Returning Officer, within 14 days of the date below to request such an election. The address to write […]

Wanstrow Parish Council are returning to face to face meetings

Wanstrow Parish Council are returning to physical meetings held in the Village Hall, the next meeting is on Monday 12th July starting at 7.30pm. A comprehensive risk assessment (copies below) is in place to allow this meeting to proceed under current Covid restrictions.  Members of the Parish Council and any members of the public attending […]

Network Rail Work – Track Renewal in Witham Friary

Network Rail will be carrying out some work in March to renew elements of the railway running through Witham Friary.  They are confident that residents of Wanstrow shouldn’t be affected by this work itself, but will be using a railway access point off Station Road to deliver heavy machinery onto the railway line to support […]

Lockdown Help for Families and Individuals

During this difficult COVID lock-down situation, all sorts of unforeseen issues have affected people, examples being problems accessing suitable equipment or broadband for home schooling, or putting food on the table. There are many pathways to get help, but if you find yourself not getting the help you need, Wanstrow Parish Council want to do […]

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Parish Newsletter Published

The Council has not been able to hold its normal Annual Parish Meeting this year to discuss our activities, so we have produced a newsletter instead. This will be delivered to homes throughout the Parish before Christmas, but you can download a copy below if you want an electronic version. Items include: Allotments Maintenance of […]

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SpeedWatch Restarts in Wanstrow!

SpeedWatch has been restarted in Wanstrow by the Parish Council in an attempt to help with the ever present problem of speeding along the A359. There are eleven volunteers and by using WhatsApp they organise their sessions to suit themselves. This means that the sessions are at different times each week. On average 250 vehicles […]

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Wanstrow Allotments – !!! Just two plots left !!!

The new allotments at Studley Lane are now open for business.  Plots have been laid out and those on the waiting list have been sent tenancy agreements so they can start preparations ready for the new growing year.  The allotments are leased from the landowners by the Parish Council, who have made a grant available […]

Safe and Warm Somerset

Vouchers for pre-payment meters from Centre for Sustainable Energy – CSE recently secured a significant amount of funding for pre-payment meter vouchers for anyone with such meters and who are affected by Covid-19 – to be spent by September – vouchers of up to £150 for those with a pre-payment meter and affected by Covid-19. […]