Useful Information

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Somerset County Council

Your County Councillor is: Gemma Verdon: gtverdon@somerset.gov.uk

Your Member of Parliament is Marcus Fysh MP (Conservative)
who can be reached via email: or via his correspondence address: 21-22 High Street, Yeovil, BA20 1RF

Social Housing Updates - Any updates received from SSDC, Housing Associations etc will be published here by the Parish Council.

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South Somerset District Council 

Your District Councillor is: Cllr. Andrew Turpin
Cherith, School Lane, South Chard, Chard, Somerset.TA20 2RX
Tel: 01460 220691 or email andrew.turpin@southsomerset.gov.uk

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Avon and Somerset Police



Combat Rural Crime

You can still pass on information via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. They never ask your name or trace your call.

Avon and Somerset PCC Newsletter FEB18 

In response to recent incidents of anti-social behaviour (ASB), criminal damage and vandalism in the parish, PCSO Gareth Allington provided Council with a written report for the 1st February 2018 Ordinary meeting of Council, as follows

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Briefing December 2018 


Somerset Choices  Local care and services to help you choose the right care and support.


South West Coaches - Bus Service No. 96 timetable from 4th June 2018
Road Closure Information about road closures
Traffic and Travel Website - This runs alongside the @TravelSomerset Twitter account, which provides live updates from the Council’s traffic control team. 
Tatworth & Forton Community Website for information on the history of the area, local businesses and attractions, small ads, noticeboards, and more. 
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Dog Fouling Due to an increasing number of complaints of dog fouling in the Watermead area, could residents be vigilant with regard to anyone who is not clearing up after their dogs and to contact the Enforcement Officer in Yeovil on 01935 462462.
Blackdown Hills Community Nature Project - The Blackdown Hills Natural Futures Project is an exciting new community wildlife project that aims to discover and record the diverse range of wildlife in the area as well as equipping people with the skills they need for its future conservation.
Adopt a Path Scheme - To download SCC's brochure, please click here. SCC would like volunteers to:

Walk a path, or ride/cycle a bridleway/restricted byway as often as possible. 
Report any problems encountered to them or a local Adopt-a-path Co-ordinator. 
Help with cutting vegetation back from signs, stiles and gates. 
Keep an approximate total of time spent clearing vegetation. 
Promote responsible use of the path.  
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Senior Siren Magazine Senior Citizen Liaison Team (SCLT) containing information and self-help hints 

Emergency Services
Police: 0845 456 7000 (ext 63261) Emergency - 999
Electricity: Western Power Distribution - 0800 365900
Environmental Agency: Customer Services - 0800 80 70 60. Make sure you are put through to Exeter.
Gas: Transco - 0800 111 999