Entries by Mark Herbert Smith

June’s Parish Council Newsletter Published

The June issue of the Parish Council Newsletter has been published. It contains articles on: Unitary council reorganisation Our hedgerows Westbury Community Shop AGM Why we need a ban on using peat Scarecrow competition Fire hazards The Annual Parish Meeting Dogs – and what they do Travel requirements if visiting Europe. For the June issue, […]

Keep supporting our local businesses

Coronavirus Update on behalf of the Parish Council (This Update was published on 23 March, and updated on 24 March 2020, and replaces the News Post from 19th March) Guidance: Further businesses and premises to close This note concerns our local businesses and how they are continuing to provide a service to the community despite […]

Keep supporting our local businesses

19th March Coronavirus Update from Sue Reece, Mick Fletcher, Clive Dennis on behalf of the Parish Council It is a difficult time for all of us but local businesses face particular difficulties. Most of them are working hard to continue to offer a service, sometimes with minor changes in the way they work to keep […]

Westbury-Sub-Mendip Coronavirus Support – Facebook and Whatsapp

As well as the information available on the village website (https://westburysubmendip-pc.gov.uk/news/), we have set up a Facebook Group and a Whatsapp group so that we can all stay updated, get support where people are self-isolating, and offer help where needed. For Facebook users, the group is ‘Westbury-Sub-Mendip plus Priddy and Easton Good Neighbours’. While focussed […]

Coronavirus-Covid 19 -Community Support

https://westburysubmendip-pc.gov.uk/parish-council/emergency-plan/coronavirus-covid-19/   Update as at Tuesday 17th March (On the Parish Council website News, and on the Parish Council’s Corona Virus Page, link above). Today the government announced that people in at-risk groups will be asked within days to stay home for 12 weeks This is in order to stop the NHS being overwhelmed! The […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Disposing of waste

N.B. There is a new Parish Council Website webpage dedicated to the Coronavirus under the Emergency Plan webpage. www.westburysubmendip-pc.gov.uk/parish-council/emergency-plan/coronavirus-covid-19 Public Health England advice on coronavirus as at Monday 16th March. This is an extract from the Somerset Waste Partnership website which has been prepared on behalf of the Parish Council for those who do not […]

Parish Clerk – Job Advertisement

Job Opportunity Clerk and RFO to the Parish Council (part time) A vacancy has arisen for the position of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to the Parish Council. A very busy and varied role, as the Proper Officer for the Parish Council you will be an integral part of local government, helping to maintain the […]