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community café in the church is open 9am
to 4pm Monday-Friday with very reasonably priced
refreshments. When no-one is present, please feel free to go
in and serve yourself.
take the time to visit our new community facilities. We look forward to seeing
Council is pursuing an opportunity for two additional
Affordable Houses (for Social/Affordable Rent) in the village. Funding
is available until April 2020, after that the funds will be made
available to adjacent parishes. However we need to achieve three
demonstrate there is a need.
identify sites (either new build or sale of existing)
a Housing Association to agree to manage them (“take them
To demonstrate the need, anyone
who has a local connection and has a housing need should register with
the Homefinder Somerset Choice Based Lettings (CBL) scheme. Further
details and a link to the scheme are here.
You are not committing to anything by registering but you will be
allowing Mendip District Council to assess
the potential need and hopefully agree to increasing
the Affordable Housing stock in our village.
Criteria to register on the Homefinder Somerset Choice Based Lettings
(CBL) scheme can be found in the Homefinder
Somerset Common Lettings Policy.
18Sep 2017 Parish Council
A VILLAGE RANGER
have already made a difference.
How can you help?
Parish Council is looking for volunteers to help look after our
footpaths, primarily any minor pruning if necessary and reporting any
significant access issues to the Parish Path Liaison Officer (Parish Councillor
who can then liaise with Somerset Rights of Way. To identify
a footpath and stile which you may like to "adopt" click here.
We've had a good response so far but there are still some left! See the current
Note that it is the responsibility of
to maintain Rights of Way.
handy website for reporting problems to both Somerset and Mendip
Councils (fly tipping, street lights, pavement, pot holes etc). See what has already been
reported. The site automatically sends a report to the
relevant authority. Don't just talk about it - report it at fixmystreet
. You can still report directly to the Councils (details are on the "Village Services"
ON MENDIP FACEBOOK GROUP
Just click on this link to Facebook. Members and anyone wishing to join this group must agree to follow these rules.
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