News

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Recycling changes from November

From November, the range of materials that can be recycled will be extended. You will receive a new blue bag for these—but refuse collection will be reduced to once every three weeks.

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Broomfield Park, Affordable Units IMPORTANT

Further to the open event on the 18th August, we are pleased to announce that the first 6 social rented properties at Broomfield Park are due to be advertised on Homefinder Somerset this week, from the 6th October. For anyone wishing to register their interest or...

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CIL Questionnaire

Stoke St Gregory Parish Council – Consultation on Infrastructure Spending Priorities Over the past few months you may have become aware of something called the Community Infrastructure Levy or CIL. This is intended to provide funding from developers to be spent on...

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The Royal Oak on the BBC

Ali Vowles, of BBC Points West, came to the village on Tuesday 17th August to record a couple of segments about HOTV, the shop and the pub, which went out that afternoon and evening.

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Stathe Rd closure 6 September

Stathe Rd will be closed, just to the south-east of the junction with Stanmoor Rd (towards Stathe) from 6 September, for works by Wessex Water. The closure will be all day, and will last for up to five days. For more details see here.    

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Social Housing Drop in Event

On Wdnesday August the 18th between 3pm and 6:30pm there will be a drop in event for the social housing that has been developed as part of Broomfield Park. This event is for local people who have an interest in the possibility of renting one of these properties. It...

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Waste collection issues

The PC recently received the following communication from Somerset Waste Parnership, in explanation of some of the issues they have been having with collection schedules.

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By-election results

The results of the by-election for a district councillor to replace Phil Stone in the North Curry and Ruishton (including Stoke) ward, held on 24 June, are as follows: Liberal Democrat  798 Conservative 678 Green  133 Congratulations to Barrie Hall, who will join Sue...

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New Parish Councillor

There is a vacancy for a new member on the Parish Council. Perhaps this is your opportunity to contribute your wisdom to the village?

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Events

Pavilion Opening & Fête, 21 August

Come along to the official opening of our New Pavilion and Village Fête on Saturday 21 August 1.00pm. Lots of different stalls from village organisations, teas, Food and a bar. The Event starts at 1.00pm. The Official opening of the pavilion will be at 2.00pm We are...

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Easter Sunday at the Parish Church

The Parish Church of St Gregory will be opening its doors for a Service of Holy Communion on Easter Sunday (4th April) at 11 am. Social distancing will be carefully maintained but we shall welcome as many as the space allows..Information on all future services will be...

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Tennis Club AGM

The Tennis Club AGM will be held on Tuesday 26th January at 7:30pm. This will be a virtual meeting but all who are interested are welcome to join us, The meeting agenda and coordinates can be found if you click here

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Baptist Christingle and Carols

This year’s Baptist Carol and Christingle services will be held on Zoom, on 20th December and Christmas Eve respectively. Please click the links in the full post to see full details.

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Remembrance

Due to lockdown restrictions, the Stoke St Gregory Remembrance service will be on Zoom this year at 10.45am on Sunday 8th November.  The Baptist Church is leading it this year.  Anyone from the village is welcome to join us.  The Zoom link is below: Join Zoom Meeting...

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Open Day at the Royal Oak

Following completion of the purchase of the Royal Oak by the community, we will hold an open day for both members and the community to view the asset that will become the commercial and social heart of the village. The Royal Oak will be open to view from 10:00 to...

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