West Monkton Parish Council News

West Monkton and Cheddon Fitzpaine Neighbourhood Plan Submission Consultation

We have submitted our Neighbourhood Development Plan to Taunton Deane Borough Council.  In line with the regulations Taunton Deane Borough Council are inviting representations on the Plan and its supporting documents from statutory consultees and any interested parties.  The consultation runs from Thursday 3rd August till Friday 15th September 2017.  After this the NDP and its associated documents along with all representations will be passed to an Independent Examiner.  Details are available via the link below:

The material used at the Public Exhibition on 29th June 2017 for the Monkton Heathfield Phase 2 Masterplanning is available here: Public Exhibition Information Presented

A new Bus Service has been launched for the local area. The Buses of Somerset have revised route 2 to extend it to cover the new housing development at Monkton Heathfield and Crown Industrial Estate. The route now provides a direct route between Monkton Heathfield and Taunton Railway Station and also between both the Priorswood and Monkton Heathfield areas and the Crown Medical Centre in Venture Way.

The timetable for this service is available here

 The Parish Surgery involving County, District and Parish Councillors takes place every second Thursday in the Committee Room at Brittons Ash Community Centre from 8.30am until 10.30am. Clerks and Councillors will be happy to assist with any information or issues. The next Surgery is 13th July.



Latest update from ‘New Building and developments’ see new section.

Latest news about St Augustines Church and 100 Club winners – see Church News section under Parish Council

More news about our Neighbourhood Plan can be found under ‘Neighbourhood Planning’ elsewhere on this website.







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General Parish News

This section has notices of general interest, volunteering, newsletters from external bodies, and details of events in the Parish. All allotments in the Parish are currently occupied. Queries about allotments should in the first instance be addressed...
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New Building and Development

This section is contributed by the Communications Volunteer Mrs J Besley, who keeps up to date with planning applications in and relating to the new development. If you wish to be added to the mailing list please contact Mrs Besley.
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Upcoming Events

9:30 am NHS Health Checks @ Brittons Ash Community Hall
NHS Health Checks @ Brittons Ash Community Hall
Dec 12 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
The NHS Health Check Van is coming to West Monkton on 12th December.  It will be available outside Brittons Ash Community Hall from 9.30am until 4.30pm. Further information about who is eligible for a health[...]
7:00 pm West Monkton Parish Council @ Brittons Ash Community Hall
West Monkton Parish Council @ Brittons Ash Community Hall
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:30 am Parish Surgery @ Brittons Ash Community Hall
Parish Surgery @ Brittons Ash Community Hall
Dec 14 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Come and have a coffee / tea and a chat about ideas you may have for the community, or things that concern you. County Councillor, David Fothergill, Taunton Deane Councillors Norman Cavill, and the Parish[...]
6:30 pm Cheddon and West Monkton Film Cl... @ Cheddon Memorial Hall
Cheddon and West Monkton Film Cl... @ Cheddon Memorial Hall
Dec 15 @ 6:30 pm
Cheddon and West Monkton Film Club - Whiskey Galore @ Cheddon Memorial Hall | Cheddon Fitzpaine | England | United Kingdom
This is a remake of the classic Ealing comedy. Scottish islanders who have run out of local whisky try to plunder cases of whisky from a stranded ship!


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