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email – clerk@overstoweyparishcouncil.co.uk

phone – 01278 734689


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:

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

The Clerk is Amanda McMurren

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