Can you help to run
the Memorial Hall?
Appeal to all Leigh residents old and new!
need some more
members on the Memorial Hall committee.
meet on the 1st Mon
of the month at 8pm in the Memorial Hall for about an hour although the
next meeting is 8pm on Wed 30th June due to holiday commitments.
special skills needed and its a chance to contribute to the running of
a facility which is for the use of all villagers.
If you are interested please contact Sue Vaughan (813115), before the 30th June
or just turn up to the meeting. You will be made very welcome.
A very special thanks to Sue who is leaving the committee after
20 years (!!) as Chair/Secretary. New members of the
Committee don't have to serve for that long !
Tell us what you want
The Friends of Leigh Church (FOLC) are once again looking to
reopen the Community Café in the church and would like some
feed-back from you, the Villagers, to help
make it a more friendly and welcoming social place to meet for a chat
and light refreshment.
A short questionnaire has
been distributed to
all village households and we would be grateful if you could complete
and return it by Monday
copy is here.
to GP Services
An open letter from the Chair of the Somerset Primary Care
Grants for Leigh on
Mendip village groups
As a part of the legal agreement of the 2019 Halecombe Quarry
planning permission, a Community Fund is coming live shortly which will
provide grants for local villages.
You need to apply via the Parish
Council before the end of June.
Full details on the Parish
Council page (see Community Fund).
Leigh School Leigh On
The Governors and Senior Leadership team are excited to inform
you the planning has been obtained for the building of a final
classroom which will enable the school to provide a fully functional
This has been the culmination of many years work to achieve
help of Midsomer Norton Partnership Schools and will ensure a
sustainable and progressive village school enjoyed already by many
children, with more to transit through to their future senior
Building work is scheduled to start on the 24th May
estimated 18 weeks.. As a result there may be some disruption
and parking however the contractors have assured us that they will keep
this to a minimum.
Should anyone in the Parish want to seek further information
this please contact either of the school Governors listed below.
Philip Watts – 07544558037
Ty Schlechter – 07807266406
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you know that you can use Amazon Smile to donate to charity without it
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defibrillators in the
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A quick way of finding an address in our parish. Go
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