At its meeting on 15th April, the Parish Council will consider the following planning applications:

  • 2024/0477/HSE
    Removal of existing chimney, one and a half storey side extension, replacement front porch and associated works.
    Clifton Lodge, Knapp Hill, Leigh On Mendip, Radstock,Somerset
  • 2024/0478/FUL
    Proposed general purpose barn (retrospective).
    Land at 368121 146641, Tadhill Lane, Stoke St Michael, Shepton.
  • 2024/0527/FUL
    Construction of 3m wide track, 150m to the north-west of the existing combined commercial/residential access & run east for 375m.
    Land at Whitehole Farm, Whitehole Hill, Leigh on Mendip, Shepton Mallet, Somerset.
  • 2024/0574/HSE
    Erection of detached garage (retrospective).
    1 The Orchard, Park Hayes, Leigh On Mendip, Shepton Mallet, Somerset.

    Full details of these can be found by searching using the application reference at:

Dog Bin Sponsorship Opportunity!

The Parish Council intends installing a new dog litter bin at Sparks Field and is looking for sponsorshop of £200 to do so. If you are interested in offering some sponsorship, or know someone or an organisation who would be, please let the Parish Clerk know at

Thank you!

Issued 13Feb2024

Frome Library now has a number of thermal imaging cameras for loan to members of the library service. These devices are very useful to home owners for detecting heat loss and poor insulation as well as water leaks. There are two types to link to Apple and Android phones.
There is a short waiting list for the cameras. If you are interested in borrowing one, you should get in touch with Frome Library and ask to be put on their waiting list. You will be contacted when one becomes available. External Link is here.

Issued 10Jan2024

A Community Speed Watch group is now active in the village. The purpose is to encourage drivers to be cautious when driving through the village and mindful of the speed limit.

If you would like to be part of the team please get in touch with the Parish Council.

Issued 5Dec2023

Issued 29September2023
Leigh on Mendip Parish Council is now on Facebook – here
Information and updates from the Parish Council
Issued 29Jan2023
Parish Councillor Vacancy
Further details
Issued 9 Jan2023 / 25Aug2023 / 23Oct2023