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Beckington Parish Council

Parish Council News for March 2019

Annual Parish Meeting:

The Annual Parish Meeting took place on the 12th of March, this was acclaimed to have been a success as unlike the year...

Parish Council News for February 2019

The way local government is changing means County and District Councils are losing direct funding from central government and so they are making...

January Press Release

Grants to Local Organisations:

At its January meeting the Parish Council was pleased to once again be able to support the Memorial Hall committee...

October Press Release

Bus Shelters:

The project to install two bus shelters to both bus stops on Bath Road has been delayed by the normal nonsense of council bureaucracy....

September Press Release

Parish Allotments:

As reported last month, the first meeting of potential allotment holders has taken place. If you thought your name was on...

August Press Release

Annual Donations to Local Charities:

Every year the Parish Council makes some small donations to local charities that provide a service to the...

June Press Release

Parish Council Looking for a Handyman:

The Village Pump in Church Street in under the guardianship of the Parish Council. The Pump has got a...

May Press Release

Chairman Re-elected:

At the Annual Council Meeting on May 8th, Councillor Mark Wilson was re-elected as Parish Council Chairman for 2018/19,...

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Beckington Parish Council

Welcome to the Beckington Parish Council website. The Parish Council has responsibility for local issues, including setting an annual precept (local rate addition to your council tax) to cover the council's operating costs and producing annual accounts for public scrutiny. The Parish Council evaluates local planning applications and works with the local police, district council officers, and neighbourhood watch groups on matters of crime, security, and traffic in Beckington, Rudge and Standerwick.

The Parish Council's role also includes initiating projects for the maintenance and repair of parish facilities, as well as consulting with the district council on the maintenance, repair, and improvement of highways, drainage, footpaths, public transport, and street cleaning. Conservation matters (including trees and listed buildings) and environmental issues are also the responsibility of the council. The Parish Council works closely with both Mendip District Council and Somerset County Council, and representatives from each of those organisations attend our monthly meetings to provide updates that may be relevant to Beckington.

On this site you will find information about how to contact a Parish Councillor, upcoming meeting agendas and minutes of previous meetings. You will also see planning applications and the Parish Council response to individual applications, as well as news items relating to the Parish.

Each Parish Councillior has their own area of responsibility - individual portfolio's can found in the members section of this website.

Parish Council News for March 2019

Annual Parish Meeting:

The Annual Parish Meeting took place on the 12th of March, this was acclaimed to have been a success as unlike the year...

Parish Council News for February 2019

The way local government is changing means County and District Councils are losing direct funding from central government and so they are making...

January Press Release

Grants to Local Organisations:

At its January meeting the Parish Council was pleased to once again be able to support the Memorial Hall committee...

October Press Release

Bus Shelters:

The project to install two bus shelters to both bus stops on Bath Road has been delayed by the normal nonsense of council bureaucracy....

September Press Release

Parish Allotments:

As reported last month, the first meeting of potential allotment holders has taken place. If you thought your name was on...

August Press Release

Annual Donations to Local Charities:

Every year the Parish Council makes some small donations to local charities that provide a service to the...

June Press Release

Parish Council Looking for a Handyman:

The Village Pump in Church Street in under the guardianship of the Parish Council. The Pump has got a...

May Press Release

Chairman Re-elected:

At the Annual Council Meeting on May 8th, Councillor Mark Wilson was re-elected as Parish Council Chairman for 2018/19,...

News Archive