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Employment Community Roles at CCS

16th April 2019

I’m sure you know about the work that CCS do in your local community through our team of village, community and carers agents.  We are currently expanding our team and are looking to recruit individuals who want to support their local area.  We want reach people who don’t necessarily have a background in similar work or relevant qualifications, but are supportive, approachable people who are passionate about their community, can use their initiative and have bucket loads of common sense.   If…

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Model railway enthusiasts in Sparkford!

16th April 2019

Every Monday morning a delightful group are in the Village hall. They are hoping to advertise their group in order to add to numbers. Please could the following be added to the Sparkford website etc.   Did you know that a group of oldies are operating an ‘O’ Gauge test track from 09.00 to 12 noon every Monday morning in Sparkford Village Hall ?? Visitors and participants are very welcome. We run anything from Tinplate to Fine scale. Tea and biscuits but no rivets.   Would be grateful if this…

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Highways England A303

8th April 2019

  I write to you on behalf of Highways England regarding a feasibility study on measures which will make it easier for non-motorised users to travel from the north and east of Podimore in Somerset.   The survey will take no more than 10 minutes to complete and closes on Friday 26th April. We would really welcome your feedback and any publicity you can bring to this exercise.   I attached a copy of the factsheet and poster should you wish to distribute this more widely. We would be most…

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Latest Briefing from S.C.C.

5th March 2019

Please find attached a briefing document for March 2019 from David Fothergill, Leader of Somerset County Council for your council and residents information.

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SSDC Play Area User Survey

27th February 2019

You may have seen our recent press release announcing our Play Area User Survey, this is in follow up to the Open Spaces survey we put out last year. Whilst we are encouraging residents to respond online via our website: https://www.southsomerset.gov.uk/news/2019/2/open-spaces-and-play-area-user-survey-open-for-you-to-have-your-say/, we understand some people prefer to fill out a hard copy. There are a limited amount at our offices in Yeovil, Wincanton and Chard and I have also attached a PDF…

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St Margarets Hospice

27th February 2019

Dear South Somerset parishes,   Please see attached our latest newsletter with updates from St. Margaret’s Hospice, please feel free to share this with any contacts who may be interested, - if you would prefer a hard copy / copies to be posted to you, please  let me know.   Susan Bickle Fundraising Volunteer Coordinator Telephone: 01935 709182 Ext: 182 Mobile: 07736886145

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New Water Main

26th February 2019

Please see attached construction drawing for the water mains replacement we are planning to undertake on Church Road, Sparkford.   The key points on this scheme would be the following –   The start date would be 01 April 2019 lasting a duration of 10 weeks (Approximately.) There will be a road closure on Church road commencing from 15 April – 17 May. This is due to we are relocating the main in to the road to ensure it is easily accessible without having to go in to residents lands in the…

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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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