Entries by Mark_Smith (Clerk)

Clean Air

Mendip District Council updated their Clean Air advice recently, http://www.mendip.gov.uk/article/5396/Air-Quality-and-Pollution and as summer progresses their advice on bonfires becomes increasingly pertinent. They say … Garden Bonfires There is no law that bans bonfires within Mendip, and there are no set times when bonfires can be lit. However smoke from bonfires can cause a nuisance to […]

Library Service – Public Consultation

Time is running out to have your say. Anyone with an interest in Somerset’s libraries has one more month to take part in the County Council’s consultation on the future of its Library Service. The consultation ends on Wednesday 13 June and more than 4,000 responses have been received so far. Somerset County Council is […]

Job Opportunity: Clerk to the Parish Council

  If you would like to consider applying for this rewarding and enjoyable part-time job, supporting the local community, and local democracy, then do contact any Parish Councillor or the current Clerk for an informal chat. Job details and an application form can be found on the Parish Council website www.westburysubmendip-pc.gov.uk/parish-council/ or by emailing or […]

Mendip Community Transport

The Parish Council is keen to publicise the excellent services provided by Mendip Community Transport. If you have any disability, and need help with transport, then do have a look at the MCT website for further information: http://www.mendipcommunitytransport.co.uk/index.shtml  

Have you suffered Poor Air Quality?

The Parish Council has received a number of complaints about poor air quality. If you are affected, then the appropriate authority to notify is Mendip District Council’s Environmental Health department. Their website gives further details:  http://www.mendip.gov.uk/environmentalcomplaints Telephone: 0300 303 8588 Email: env-health@mendip.gov.uk Post: Environmental Health, Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT […]

Asbestos checks from the County Council

Planning Renovations This Year? If you’re thinking of a new extension, a bit of remodelling, or finally knocking down that old garage, have you checked for asbestos? Any property built or refurbished before 2000 could potentially contain ACMs (Asbestos Containing Materials). Commonly found in corrugated roofing sheets, it was also widely used in artex-type paint […]