In March 2019, we let you know that we had received an application to vary an existing environmental permit from NNB Generation Company (HPC) Limited at Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, near Bridgwater. We told you that the company no longer wants to include an Acoustic Fish Deterrent (AFD) as part of their cooling … Continue reading Hinckley Point C: Acoustic Fish Deterrent
Tuesday 6th August, 2.00pm Our annual Flower & Produce Show is approaching fast. I do hope that you will all put in as much as you can, to help make this make this the best show ever. I am aware that growing conditions have been challenging this year but remember, it is the same for … Continue reading Wootton Courtenay Garden Club Flower and Produce Show
Click here to read the latest news from the West Somerset Opportunity Area, including information about family activities this summer, upgrading your work skills, and the 'Children's University': Newsletter
It is with great sadness that I have to tell you that Marjorie Norman died on Tuesday night. Her niece asked me to let her friends know. When I have the funeral arrangements, I will impart those to you all. Many of you will know that she was in a nursing home in Peterborough, to … Continue reading Marjorie Norman
'Skye’s' was officially opened in spectacular style on Saturday! A very busy afternoon and evening saw well in excess of one hundred people visiting throughout the day. Thank you all for such great support of this village facility and a very special thank you to the numerous helpers who ensured everything ran so smoothly. Future … Continue reading Village Coffee Shop and Bar!
As you may be aware, Porlock Fire Station is being considered for closure. Many residents of Porlock and District have been expressing their concerns, as closure would mean less timely emergency fire cover being provided by Minehead, Dulverton or Lynton. An email from Andrew Milne, District Councillor, is available for viewing in the village shop, … Continue reading Porlock Fire Station
Our next screening is of Apollo 11, an immersive experience of the first moon landing. Using never previously seen 65mm and 70mm film, the makers bring unprecedented views of the Apollo 11 mission. Not a drama or documentary, but an immersive experience of the emotions of Buzz, Neil and Michael on their historic trip. The Guardian: “The … Continue reading July 29th: Apollo 11
We have a black long-haired cat that has been sleeping in our hay barn down Brockwell Lane. It is very timid and we can’t get close to it. We were wondering if it belongs to anyone in the village, as we have never seen this cat before. If you know whose cat this is, or … Continue reading Black Cat Found
Don’t forget that 11am this Sunday (July 14th) is the ‘Songs of Praise’ community-led service at All Saints’ church. Every hymn is chosen by the congregation. Everyone is welcome - why not give it a go?
Click here to see the latest progress of SCC highway works in the Somerset West and Taunton Area, for the week commencing the 8th of July: Highways Update Works highlighted in red are either new works or existing works that have been reprogrammed. Additional ‘live’ information can also be found on this website: www.travelsomerset.co.uk. David Peake Highway … Continue reading Update on Highway Works from 8th July