WINSHAM PARISH COUNCIL



Winsham Parish Council meets on the first Wednesday of each month at
7.30pm in the Committee Room of the Jubilee Hall. The Chairman is Jason Stevens, seen above with Teresa Pinder, Parish Clerk.

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ANNUAL PARISH MEETING, 15th May



Marj Fowler's  lifetime of support to our community was recognised by, among other things, a plaque
recognising her efforts. Now in her nineties, she still regularly contributes to the Parish Magazine, and remains an active member of the Jubilee Hall Management Committee, attending every meeting, with her brother, Norman Good. In making the award Rita Miller, Parish Councillor, gave a summary of her involvements and achievements over the years. They represent a deep commitment to Winsham for which we should all be grateful. The plaque will be permanantly displayed in the Jubilee Hall sometime in the future.


The Annual Parish Meeting, which is a statutory requirement, was well attended, and excellent presentations were made by the main village organisations.
Sadly, Jason Steven's announced that he was standing down as Chairman, due to work and family pressures. This is a great shame as he has being a difficult job well. He will however remain on the Parish Council.

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Cinnamon Trust

The Cinnamon Trust Needs Volunteers in Winsham

The Cinnamon Trust is the national charity whose wonderful volunteers help people over retirement age and those in the latter stages of a terminal illness by offering all kinds of pet care. We are trying to find some dog walking support for a resident of Winsham and Sam their 5 year old Border terrier who would love to go for a good walk.

What happens if illness, injury or just the fact that we all get older eventually affects our ability to look after our four legged companions?  A large number of elderly or ill pet owners become very worried about their ability to care for their pets, feeling that their only option is to rehome them, this is where our national network of dedicated volunteers step in to offer support enabling them to stay together. Well walk the dog for a housebound owner, well foster pets when owners need hospital care, well fetch the cat food, even clean out the bird cage or litter trays.

All volunteers help in the ways that are most appropriate to them.  Teams take it in turn to visit housebound owners to take the dog for a walk, volunteers foster pets as one of their family when owners face a spell in hospital, they take pets to the vet, even clean out the budgie's cage or cats litter trays. If you would like to register or even have a quick chat about registering just call Sally or Tressa direct on 01736 758707 or email sallycollins@cinnamon.org.uk or tressaherriott@cinnamon.org.uk

Registered Charity No: 1134680 The Cinnamon Trust is a limited company registered in England and Wales. Registered Office: 10 Market Square, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 4HE. Company Number 07004861

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NOTICE OF ELECTION OF PARISH COUNCILLOR-6th JUNE
Information about Nomination Papers and other detail

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FORTON  ROAD- B3162-temporary Closure-8 weeks starting 7th May
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Somerset Waste Partnership
See the latest Briefing for April,2018

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Parish Council Surgery
The next Parish Council Surgery at the Bell will be on Saturday,19th May
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Parish Councillor Update

We have a new Parish Councillor, Bill Lewsey. Please join me in welcoming Bill to his first ever council posting, and we look forward to working with him.  At this point its also an appropriate moment to say thank you to Trevor Harris who left the council due to the demands of a new teaching role. Our loss is educations gain!

  


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A really great innovation- See the Twitter frame on the Home Page of the Parish Council Web Site-a really rapid way to keep track of the items of news that relate to how local authority, etc. issues relate to Winsham and our surrounding area. Click HERE

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The Spring 2018 edition of the Winsham Parish Council Newsletter is now out, and you can collect your free copy from Winsham Shop, as well as the Bell, St.Stephen's and the Jubilee Hall.
Click on picture to read on-line.


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2018-Recycling and Refuse Collections
Bank Holiday Changes

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The official Winsham Parish Council  Web Site carries a great deal of information that is relevant to its day-to-day operation, and can be accessed on www.winshamparishcouncil.  Access  to the various sections of the site can be reached by left clicking on the relevant buttons below.

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Quick links to sections of the Parish Council Web Site
COMMUNITY Notices and announcements, including information about grant sources and courses, local initiatives and projects bb1
MAKE IT BETTER Practical advice about being a better neighbour and reconciling conflict. Information links relating to parking, noise, pets, etc. bb2
YOUR PARISH COUNCIL DOES FOR YOU What your Parish Council does for you. Contact links to other levels of government, including your County and District Councillors and Member of Parliament bb3
WINSHAM CEMETERY Details of cemetery regulations, charges and cemetery plots map. bb4
PARISH COUNCILLORS Details of Winsham Parish Council bb5
ACCOUNTS Details of Accounts bb6
ASSETS Assets register bb7
DOCUMENTS Details of Statutory Documents available for on-line inspection bb8
MEETINGS Copies of Agenda and Minutes of Meetings bb9
CONTACT INFORMATION How to contact the Parish Council bb10
PARISH SURVEY 2013 A major survey on many aspects of parish life-all households-60%response bb11
PARISH PLAN 2014 The Parish Plan evolved from the 2013 Parish Survey and is now a major factor in parish council decisions bb12
 

 

 

WINSHAM PARISH COUNCIL was formed in 1894. It's meetings have been held in the Jubilee Hall since that time. If you are interested in the Council's history, including the records of every meeting since it started , together with lots of other information, click on the button below.
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Winsham Parish Council has nine members, all of whom live within the parish
or within 3miles of the boundary. Membership is by election or co-option.
A new Parish Council is formed every four years.

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