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Wembdon Parklands – Legal update from Sedgemoor District Council

The below message has been received from Melanie Wellman, the Assistant Director (Legal and Governance) at Sedgemoor District Council.   The background to this matter is that the Council entered into a deed of covenant with Beazer Homes on 22 […]

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Wembdon wins the cup!

At the Annual General Meeting and Awards Ceremony of the Somerset Playing Fields Association, on behalf of the Village of Wembdon, Cllr Mike Solomon, Chairman of Wembdon Parish Council, was presented with the Healey Cup by Deputy Lord Lieutenant Edward […]

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Casual Vacancy for Parish Councillor

Following the resignation of Neil Harrison a vacancy exists on the Parish Council for a Councillor to represent Wembdon, Wembdon Ward. This is a voluntary position.  All Councillors must be eligible to be elected.  For full details regarding eligibility contact […]

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Wembdon Neighbourhood Plan adopted

At their meeting yesterday afternoon the full Sedgemoor District Council gave their unanimous support to our Neighbourhood Plan and we were warmly congratulated on our dedication and commitment to getting the job done expertly and quickly. Later, Mike Solomon, chairman […]

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VE Day Celebrations May 2020

Wembdon Parish Council, in conjunction with other Wembdon community groups are considering what the Parish should do to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE day in May 2020. The early May bank holiday has been moved from Monday 4th May […]

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Annual Canvass Form

Your annual canvas form will be arriving shortly from Sedgemoor District Council. Please respond to the form to ensure that all eligible people in your household are able to vote. A poster advertising this can be found here: Canvass poster

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Wembdon Village Day 26th August 2019

The annual Wembdon Village Day will be taking place on 26th August (Bank Holiday Monday).  For full details please see this poster. 2019 Wembdon Village Day Poster Please come along for a great family day out.

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Neighbourhood Plan referendum result

Yes 590 No 40 A 93.7% vote in favour. Turnout 23.4%. A big thank you to all who support our plan. Our Neighbourhood Plan will take effect once it has been ratified at the next full meeting of Sedgemoor District […]

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Wembdon Parish Paper issue 26 is out!

The latest issue of the Parish Paper will shortly be dropping through your letterbox. Larger than usual, at 24 pages, it contains a round-up of what’s been happening in your village, and what is to come, including the latest information […]

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Proposed changes to parking restrictions in Trinity Way

Somerset County Council (SCC) have published proposals for changes to parking restrictions in various parts of Bridgwater. The only proposed changes affecting the Parish of Wembdon relate to Trinity Way, where some double yellow lines and loading restrictions are proposed […]

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2018-19 Internal Audit

The Parish Council’s internal audit has taken place.  The next stage in the process is for the external auditors to complete their audit. The public have the right to inspect the Parish Councils accounts for 2018-19.  Details upon how this […]

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Wembdon’s Neighbourhood Plan goes to a vote

Following the review of our proposed Neighbourhood Plan by an Inspector appointed by Sedgemoor District Council, there will now be a Parish referendum on 4th July. Read all about it here, and look out for the leaflet in your letterbox. […]

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Hinkley Connection Project – Surveys in Wembdon

Please see this notification from the Hinkley Connection Project. Hinkley Connection Project – surveys in your area National Grid will be upgrading the existing pylons between Hinkley and Bridgwater. The work for this is scheduled to start in mid-2022. In […]

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Temporary Road Closure Skimmerton Lane, and restrictions on A39

Please see this road closure notice, and the diversion map. This road closure is set to start on 10th of June for 16 weeks. First Notice A39 Quantock Road and Skimmerton Lane TTRO – Temporary Traffic Restrictions A39 Quantock Road […]

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Sedgemoor Local Plan adopted

The adoption of the Sedgemoor Local Plan was agreed by Sedgemoor District Council on 20th February and formally announced on 26th February 2019. The adopted Local Plan, the Policies Map and other supporting documents are available to view on the […]

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Bridgwater Tidal Barrier Scheme

Please see this notification of a public exhibition regarding the scheme. Bridgwater Tidal Barrier Scheme

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Wembdon’s Draft Neighbourhood Plan published!

After months of hard work, Wembdon’s draft Neighbourhood Plan has now been published, for a six-week public consultation period. We want your views! You can see it on line, or at Wembdon Village Day on Bank Holiday Monday, 27th August. […]

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We want your views

You weren’t able to come to the Neighbourhood Plan Workshop on 19th June, or haven’t returned your feedback form yet? You can see the presentation boards here, and email your comments to our consultants. You can also still view the […]

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Neighbourhood Plan Update

A big “thank you” to all who completed the Household survey: the report has now been published. We are using what you told us to draft a set of policies to include in the Plan. We urge you to come […]

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Wembdon needs your help

The Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group has been busy working towards a plan for Wembdon. Thank you to all of you who completed the questionnaire. We had an excellent response rate, and we now have a good idea of what the […]

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Wembdon Parish Paper Edition 21

Edition 21

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Volunteers sought for Fingerpost renovations

There are a number of traditional fingerposts in Wembdon, which are an historical part of the street scene.  Some have fallen into a poor state of repair. Somerset Council Council has a programme where Parish Councils can recruit teams of […]

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