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22 April 2017Get faster Broad Band speed

Connecting Devon and Somerset have signed with a company called gigaclear to roll out fibre broadband in our area to those without the minimum 24mb connection currently - which I suspect most of the parish!

Gigaclear have a coverage checker and are asking people to register their interest in connecting to the service when it arrives just log in to their website at  https://www.gigaclear.com/postcode-checker/ to check and register

They are saying they will publish their roll out plans in April/May. Tthe amount of registrations in a particular area will have an impact on the order in which they roll out so residents in Compton Bishop should to register their interest ASAP!

31 March 2017Cross Lane Closed 2nd May for 7 weeks

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23 March 2017Notice of Election for Somerset County Council

Nominations for the election are now open and forms can be obtained from Bridgwater House, King Square, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3AR.  The closing date for nominations is April 4, no later than 4pm.

Residents should soon be receiving their polling card for the forthcoming election and are advised to check their poll card to make sure that they know which polling station they need to go to on Thursday, May 4th. If you don’t receive a poll card, you may not be registered to vote.  You need to register to vote by April 13th to make sure that you have your say at the ballot box.  The easiest way to register is by visiting www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

23 March 2017New text number to combat rural crime - 07492 888109

The service was aimed at encouraging rural communities and businesses to help us by providing information and intelligence about suspected crime in their area. The number allows the public to text information directly to the Rural Crime Team, who  assess and action the intelligence quickly and efficiently. 

The service is going to continue following its three month trial but the number is changing. The 81819 number, which was also shared with our Drink Drive campaign and other services, is being discontinued and new numbers are being rolled out. The new Rural Crime number is now 07492 888109 and will working in exactly the same way.

You can report a crime online via our website www.avonandsomerset.police.uk If it's a crime which requires an immediate police attendance then dial 999.

The new number is 07492 888109, please text us any information you believe could either help prevent or detect a crime in your area.

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

31 January 2017Sedgemoor's Planning Policies and Local Plan

Click on the blue text to view the relevant items of Sedgemoor DC's latest Local Development newsletter which invites consultation on Sedgemoor’s Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment, Employment Land Review and details of the 'Drop-in' consultation meeting regarding their 'Proposed Submission Local Plan'.

The proposals do have an impact on this Parish - especially the proposals for development in Cheddar

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