Combe St Nicholas to be featured on BBC Somerset!

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Andy Bennett of BBC Somerset will be featuring Combe St. Nicholas daily on his afternoon show next week (commencing Monday 11th February), between 2.00 and 2.30 p.m. He will include interviews with several local residents. BBC Somerset can be found on 95.5 FM and 1566 AM.

Special Parish Council Meeting on Mount Hindrance Planning Applications

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The Parish Council is to hold a special meeting at 7.30 pm in the Village Hall on Tuesday 19th February to consider two new planning applications respect of Mount Hindrance area (Cuttiford's Door). An application to build 350 homes was submitted in 2012 but was ultimately turned down on appeal by the developers.

The applications are:

No. 18/04057/OUT, for land east of Mount Hindrance Farm, up to 295 dwellings, provision of a floodlit full size football pitch, unlit full size training pitch and community sports pitch with associated multi use clubhouse, spectator facilities and vehicular parking area; hub for local neighbourhood facilities and other community uses, public open space, landscaping, drainage and other facilities; associated vehicular and pedestrian accesses, land regrading, associated infrastructure and engineering works; and

No. 19/00074, for land east of Crimchard, for 142 dwellings together with associated infrastructure including access/highway improvements, drainage and attenuation, play area, open space and landscaping.

For further information on the applications, go to the following links on the District Council's website - and

All are welcome to attend.


Keep an eye out for Asian Hornets

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Asian Hornets have been recorded more and more in the West Country. It is an invasive, non-native species that poses a threat to honey bees and other pollinators. Click here for an article on Asian Hornets and what to do if you find one. We are grateful to Clare Loneregan for providing this article.

Are you interested in volunteering at Barrington Court?

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Barrington Court are holding 3 recruitment open days, at:


Yeovil Library 30 January 10 - 1.00

Crewkerne Library 6 February 10 - 1.00

Barrington court 2 February 10.30 - 1.00 / 2.00 - 4.00


All the sessions are drop sessions.  A poster with the information about the open day at Barrington can be accessed here.


They are looking for Court House Welcomers and Conservation Volunteers.



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