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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – what you need to know

A single phone number is now available for anyone in Somerset who needs Coronavirus related support from their councils. The Somerset Coronavirus Support Helpline number is 0300 790 6275

If you need any support during this time, please contact the Clerk for further information:

email – clerk@overstoweyparishcouncil.gov.uk

phone – 07391 313740

LOCAL ELECTIONS – MAY 5TH 2022

ELECTION UPDATE

Election Results 2022 – Sedgemoor

Election Results 2022 – Parish Councils, Sedgemoor

Election Results 2022 – County Council (new Somerset Council)

Full details on the results of all the local elections can be found at Somerset.gov.uk website

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS THE ONLY OFFICIAL WEBSITE FOR OVER STOWEY PARISH COUNCIL

Over Stowey is a small village and civil parish in the Sedgemoor district of Somerset, South West England.
It sits in the foothills of the Quantock Hills, just above Nether Stowey and 8 miles (13 km) north-west of Bridgwater.
The parish includes the hamlets of Plainsfield, Aley, Adscombe, Friarn and Bincombe.

What does the Parish Council do?

  • We monitor and lobby for quality services from Sedgemoor and the County
  • We comment on Planning Applications in the Parish
  • We speak for the Parish in statutory consultations
  • We help residents if they have problems especially relating to local government
  • We assist other village organisations and clubs
  • We consult and cooperate with neighbouring Parish Councils and the AONB
  • We administer and maintain the graveyard
  • We avoid party politics
  • We support appropriate and sustainable economic development
  • We work to conserve the peace and beauty of the parish

The Parish Council Members and Responsibilities:

  • Patrick Tully (Chairman) – Parish Council Representative for the Village Hall and Recreational Ground Committee and Planning
  • Keith Barrow (Vice Chairman) – Parish Council Representative for the Village Hall and Recreational Ground Committee
  • Richard Curtis – Representative for Hinkley Point A and B Forum
  • Ben Bartlett – Forestry
  • Duncan Peaster – Planning
  • Gloria Goddard – Personnel and Finance
  • Thomas Lindley – Planning

Councillors Declarations of Interests

The Clerk is Amanda McMurren

General Privacy Notice, May 2018

Privacy Notice – Staff, Councillors and Role Holders, May 2018

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