Monksilver Flood Prevention Scheme Update

How to report Flooding: Dear All, I had a call this afternoon from Jonathan Hudston of the Somerset Rivers Authority.   He is just writing a Press Release.   He tells me that the scheme relates to both schemes. Best wishes, Mervyn Dear All, I saw Phil yesterday.   He had had a phone message from Martin […]

Parish Clerk Vacancy (FILLED)

There is a Vacancy for a PARISH CLERK –        APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED The Parish Clerk has two roles, that of The Proper Officer of the Council and The Responsible Finance Officer Salary by negotiation subject to experience For further information, please contact: Mervyn Orchard-Lisle, Chairman of the Parish Council The Old Rectory, […]

West Somerset Local Plan

West Somerset Local Plan     For your information, regarding the adoption of the new West Somerset Local Plan. Mervyn From: Ross Urquhart [] Sent: 01 December 2016 16:47 To: Monksilver Parish Council <>; Mervyn Orchard-Lisle <> Subject: West Somerset Local Plan correspondence   I’m attaching the letter sent tome in error re: Local Plan. […]

Stogumber Planning Policy

neighbourhood-plan-submission-consultation-form neighbourhood-planning-submission%0d%0a-consultation-guidance-note Below are emails from Ann Rhodes (planning policy officer) both of the 18th November, and attached are documents relating to the Stogumber Neighbourhood Plan.   If anybody believes that MPC should comment on it, then please raise this at the next meeting on the 9th December.   We have until the 13th January to comment. […]

High Speed Tractors

Dear Caroline,   I fully understand your concerns.   For future reference, I looked at the website this morning, and under “Monksilver Parish” and “Councillors Information”, the Parish Clerk is named as Tamsin Spens with her email address .   She lives at Merry Cottage (opposite Roy and Sylvia).   As she is out at […]