News

October PC Report

Items covered include a new Police presence at the Village Hall, dangerous dogs, news about the Rose & Crown, broadband, and the results of a private consultation on the proposed housing development.

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September PC Report

Housing Development The meeting held on the 11th September took place shortly after the housing consultation event held by West of England Developments. The PC meeting was attended by several members of the public who raised concerns about the consultation, the way it...

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Heart of the Village

A new page  has been added to this website called Heart of the Village. It seeks to outline the background and steps being taken to maintain a vibrant social and commercial heart to Stoke St Gregory. Formerly called among several titles, the Pub/Shop project or More...

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Housing Consultation Update

On Tuesday 4th September between 3pm and 8pm a Housing Development Consultation was held in the Williams Hall hosted by West of England Developments. Three alternative schemes were shared which can be seen by clicking on the links below. West of England...

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August PC report

In brief: updates on PC response to Meare Green planning application and the potential community shop/Heart of the Village project. News of housing development presentation on 4 September.

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July PC report

Normally the Chair of the PC writes a report for the Parish News every month (and for Stoke News every quarter). Since there is no Parish News in August, and some fairly significant issues are brewing in the village, it was thought that we would publish the report of the July meeting here.

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SCC Business Growth Survey

Somerset County Council has recently launched a Business Growth Survey. If you run a business, and you would like SCC to improve the level of support they can offer you, complete the survey before 25 June.

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Reporting issues to the PC

One of the Parish Council’s functions is to act as a sounding board for members of the public who have concerns about any aspect of life in the village, but it is often quicker to report a problem directly to the body that can act on it.

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Broadband: full fibre on the horizon

This update potentially affects all residents of Stoke St Gregory and surrounding villages: both those currently out of reach of BT’s fibre cabinets and those who have fibre but might welcome an upgrade to much higher speeds.

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Events

Coffee and Books Cancelled

For those of you did not know, on the last Saturday of every month there is a coffee and book sale at the Village Hall. Unfortunately, this month it is necessary to cancel the event (due on the 27th) as the Hall is double booked. We apologise to those of you who...

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Remembering The End Of WW1

As you may know this year marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice marking the end of the great war. On November 10th and 11th special events will be held in Stoke St Gregory to mark this occasion and recognise the sacrifices made by so...

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Village Breakfast

With the days drawing in and the chill of Autumn in the air why not join us for a heart warming breakfast freshly cooked before your eyes. Full English, continental or both, all for the incredible value of £6 per head with children under twelve free when accompanied...

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Life Above the Levels

On Tuesday 10th September, in the Williams Hall there will be an illustrated presentation for all ages, covering the space industry, past present and future, given by local speaker Stephanie Mottershead. Stephanie is a highly qualified real space science enthusiast....

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Remembering the end of WW1

The 11th of November marks one hundred years since the end of WW1. Special activities, an exhibition, a bonfire as well as the traditional Remembrance Service are planned for this weekend. This year it is hoped, weather permitting, to hold the service around the...

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Pub/Shop Steering Team Creation, June 7th

Thanks to all who completed the recent survey of opinion in the Village regarding the potential future activity around protecting these village assets. While there are still many uncertainties and equally many possible outcomes, it has been agreed to start making the...

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Annual Parish Meeting

Everyone is invited to the Annual Parish Meeting, at the Williams Hall, 7:30 on Tuesday 24 April. Your opportunity to grill the Parish Council while drinking free wine.

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Village Fete June 16th

This years Village Fete and Fun day will be held on June 16th. In response to many requests we have moved the date to before the school holidays and to a date where the cricket club can provide their invaluable support in sustaining visitors.

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Village Walking Group

The summer season of evening village walks starts on April 3rd. Meet at the village square at 6PM for a 4-5 mile walk followed by a pub meal which this month will support our local hostelry, the Rose and Crown. Come and join us. All, and their dogs welcome.

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Church Open Days 7th, 8th April

Saturday 7th April from 11.00am to 4.30pm and Sunday 8th April from 11.30am. On the weekend after Easter the Parish Church will be open, as it is every day of the year, for anybody to come in and visit. On these two days there will be a little more to be seen and...

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