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Planning Application 51/19/00003 – Cokerhurst Farm, and two others

These planning applications will be discussed by the Parish Council planning committee at 7pm on Monday 15th April 2019 in the Village Hall. Agenda All members of the public are invited to attend to hear the views of the Parish […]

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Bridgwater Bolt 10k race

The race this year is on SUNDAY 12th May 2019 First runners will be away from Trinity at 10am and should be entering the outskirts of the village about 30 minutes later  All runners should be clear of the village […]

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Police Spring Newsletter

Please see the Avon and Somerset Spring Newsletter. Police Newsletter Spring 2019

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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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Neighbourhood Plan sent for examination

Wembdon’s Neighbourhood Plan has reached the next stage: following the further public consultation, it has been sent to the independent Examiner, John Mattocks, whose report is expected around the beginning of April. Following examination, the plan will be subject to […]

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Parish Council Elections

The four yearly Parish Council elections will be taking place in May 2019. To apply, you need to have either: Lived in Wembdon, or within three miles, for at least 12 months. Have owned land in Wembdon for at least […]

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New Access For All Play Equipment; Solar Lighting and CCTV.

G L Jones – Playgrounds Ltd are going to be installing the additional Access for All play equipment this week.  Given the wet conditions we have tried to ensure that the works can go ahead with minimum damage to the […]

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Casual Vacancy for Parish Councillor

Following the resignation of Neil Bushill as a Councillor, a Casual Vacancy has arisen. Neil is thanked for his contribution to the work of the Parish Council. Parish Councillors are unpaid volunteers, who must qualify to be considered.  Applicants must […]

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Neighbourhood Plan sent to SDC

The final version of Wembdon’s Draft Neighbourhood Plan was sent to Sedgemoor District Council on 11th December. Further information here. (20 December 18)

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Free gift from Somerset Waste Partnership

Sign up on SWP’s website for a free roll of compostable liners for your food caddy to help you recycle all unavoidable Christmas food waste. (A pdf version of the poster is also available). Once you have completed the sign-up […]

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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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Parish Council External Auditor Report

The Parish Council’s external auditors have issued their report covering the 2017-18 financial year. The auditors are very satisfied with the Parish Council’s accounts, and have no comments to make. Emailed copies of the report are available upon request to […]

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National Lottery Grant awarded to Wembdon

We are delighted to announce that the Parish Council has been granted a National Lottery grant to be used to purchase ‘access for all’ playground equipment.  Further details can be found on this link.  National Lottery Grant

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Neighbourhood Plan – Further Consultation

Your Parish Council have commissioned reports, on Locally Important Views, and on Parking provision, to back up the proposed Neighbourhood Plan. Full details are here. We welcome your comments before 26th November.   4 November 2018

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Wembdon Parish Paper October 2018

Edition 24 of the Parish Paper will be arriving through your letterbox very shortly and is also available now as a pdf document (free pdf reader required). Look out for articles on the proposed Cokerhurst Farm development progress on Wembdon’s […]

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Voter Registration

Have you completed with your Voter Registration Form? All households across Sedgemoor will have received an annual voter registration form within the past month.  Although there has been a good response rate, many people have not yet confirmed their details, […]

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Neighbourhood Plan Consultation

Thank you to all who came to our Neighbourhood Plan consultation event yesterday. There was much discussion, and most attendees stayed for a long time and took a great interest in what was happening. 58% of those who came completed […]

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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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Wembdon Parish Paper Special Edition – Neighbourhood Plan Update

Following several months of hard work, including surveys and consultations, the first draft of Wembdon’s Neighbourhood Plan will be published on 23rd July, which will mark the start of a six-week public consultation period. This special edition of the Wembdon […]

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“Awards for All” grant for Wembdon

Wembdon Parish Council is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a grant from The Big Lottery Fund “Awards for All” to install toilet facilities suitable for people with severe disabilities. The Parish Council have worked with the Wembdon […]

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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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Community Grants

Community Grants A new round of grant funding is now open from Sedgemoor District Council. Grants of up to £500 are aimed at helping people to undertake projects such as volunteering or learning new skills that will be of benefit […]

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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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