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New Village Hall!!

10th October 2019

The Parish is about to be granted a small piece of land at the bottom of the field behind Bennett Close. The land is directly adjacent to the playing field. We have the intention of raising money to build a much needed new Village hall and are looking for villagers to join a steering committee to design and raise funds for this venture. Please could you consider joining in; if you are interested kindly contact the Parish Clerk  sparkford.clerk@gmail.com

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Rivers Authority

7th October 2019

Please see attached the Somerset Rivers Authority Annual Report 2018-19, introduced for you here by the SRA Chair Councillor David Hall:   I am writing as Chair of Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) to let you know that the SRA has just published its Annual Report 2018-19, showcasing some of the achievements of the SRA during that time.   People and places across Somerset have benefitted from extra SRA-funded flood protection and resilience. In 2018-19, the SRA spent just over £3.8million on…

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Community Resilience Day

7th October 2019

Community Resilience Day Thursday 24th October 2019 10.00 am - 3.00 pm Junction 24, Sedgemoor Auction Centre TA6 6DF   A free day of talks and workshops to help you and your community prepare for emergencies. Everyone welcome Come and meet local responders and see some of the equipment used in emergencies Lunch and refreshments provided  View the full programme at www.somersetprepared.org.uk Spaces are limited so register now

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Yeovil VE Day 8 May 2020

7th October 2019

Please find attached details of the Yeovil VE Day Commemoration event on Friday 8th May 2020.   Peter Forrester, Vice Chair, Yeovil Branch Royal British Legion and on behalf of and in association with Yeovil VE Day Commemoration Steering Group  

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Play Day 8th Sept at the Play Ground. Bike Registration

3rd September 2019

PCO Thelma Mead will conduct bike registration at the Play Day

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A303 September night time closure

3rd September 2019

Highways England are resurfacing the Sparkford roundabout. They will close the A303 between Ilchester and Wincanton 19 - 28 September during the hours 2000 to 0600.

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Somerset plastic recycling

5th August 2019

  In a change from our usual Briefing, we thought it would be helpful to send you our up-to-date Q&A on plastic s – please find it attached, and do please share it.

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Fire and Rescue Consultation

20th July 2019

  How you can help If you are able to – there are a few ways you can help: -        Share the poster for your local consultation event – full set of posters here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Dsfireupdates/photos/?tab=album&album_id=2368883273159652 -        Post on social media about the consultation – see attached graphic and suggested copy as follows: o   Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service are consulting on proposed changes. Please take part in the consultation to have your say on…

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Inpatient Mental Health

20th July 2019

From: Somersethealthandcarestrategy (NHS SOMERSET CCG) Date: Tuesday, 16 July 2019 Subject: The Future of Inpatient Mental Health Services in Somerset To: Hello,   Attached is a letter concerning the future of inpatient mental health services in Somerset.   Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.   Regards,   Dr Alex Murray Clinical Lead – Fit For My Future NHS Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group | Working Together to Improve Health and Wellbeing Wynford House |…

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Hinckley Point C Cooling Water

20th July 2019

NNB Generation Company (HPC) Limited, Hinkley Point C Power Station, Hinkley Point, near Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 1UD   Permit application number EPR/HP3228XT/V004   We wrote to you in March 2019 to let you know that we had received an application to vary an existing environmental permit from NNB Generation Company (HPC) Limited at Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, near Bridgwater. We told you that the company no longer wants to include an Acoustic Fish Deterrent (AFD) as part of their…

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