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Become a local Councillor

3rd February 2019

Please find attached a selection of posters we have created to promote the role of a District Councillor in preparation for the forthcoming Elections.  Please could you print and display a poster until 3 March 2019 in your notice board(s) to help us to attract a truly representative group of people to stand for election in South Somerset.

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Land Co-operative

22nd January 2019

I would like to invite you to a community meeting we are hosting on Tuesday 5th February from 5pm - 7pm in the function room at the Sparkford Inn. The meeting is to present our plans for the land we have purchased in Sparkford, answer any questions, listen to any concerns and create a dialogue with you as a local resident.    You may remember meeting us back in April last year as we dropped round a pamphlet about the Ecological Land Cooperative's work before we purchased the land in Sparkford…

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Water Pollution

22nd January 2019

Please find attached an article about rural water pollution which may be of interest to your parishioners, following the recent prosecution of a local farmer. If you could find space to share it in an upcoming edition of your local magazine, newsletter or blog, I would be very grateful. If you’re no longer the right recipient, please to let me know and I’ll update my records.

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Christmas Tree recycling

18th December 2018

The Parish have organized a recycling scheme for Christmas trees, see bulletin for link to document. Collections will begin the w/c 14th January and will take all week; please bear with us if we don't make it to you until the end of the week.

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School Admissions

17th December 2018

School Admission Arrangements 2020/21 Consultation   Have Your Say  School admissions arrangements for children who are due to start or transfer school for the 2020-21 school year, and those moving schools during the 2020-21 school year will be consulted on for a period of 6 weeks ending 31 January 2019.  This consultation applies to a number of schools and academies throughout Somerset.  This consultation period allows parents, other schools, religious authorities and the local community to…

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The Church needs help!

6th December 2018

The Church is looking for some willing volunteers to bolster our current volunteer team of Flower Arrangers, Church Cleaners and Key Holders as some current members are finding it harder to participate. None of the roles is onerous; although being a flower arranger does obviously require a creative streak; most of the current volunteers are not Church goers or regular Church goers. The duties do not come around very frequently – every 12 weeks for the cleaning task (dusting and vacuuming)…

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Somerset Waste

5th December 2018

Please see the attached advice in regard to Christmas Waste Collections and also an employment opportunity.

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New Faces in the local Police

5th December 2018

Remember it is 101 for local police contact. In emergency use 999. Have a look at the attached bulletin to see the faces of our local bobbies.

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Christmas Sleigh

22nd November 2018

Please be advised that the christmas sleigh will be around your village on Friday 7th December. Weather permitting.   Many Thanks Donna Osmond Secretary of Sparkford Playing Field

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Queen Camel old School site

19th November 2018

This is a kind of SOS!    Go to the bulletin   and then  Click here to see the poster As some of you may know, Queen Camel Community Land Trust Ltd has been trying to acquire the old school site for some time.  The background is on our website at qcclt.co.uk.  in brief, we had a hiatus last year while the County Council' looked at an alternative use for the site.  That was eventually dropped and the CLT was invited to resubmit its Expression of Interest, which we did.  We received an offer…

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