The Sparkford Noticeboard

Get all the latest bulletins for the Sparkford community !

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…

Read Bulletin

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

Read Bulletin

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…

Read Bulletin

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.

Read Bulletin

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…

Read Bulletin

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.

Read Bulletin

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.

Read Bulletin

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…

Read Bulletin

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)…

Read Bulletin

Somerset Waste

5th December 2018

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

Read Bulletin