Welcome

To the Parish of Bishops Lydeard and Cothelstone.
The Parish lies in the heart of the West Country, in an area of outstanding natural beauty and rich in history, nestled between the Quantock Hills and Bristol Channel to the north and Exmoor to the west.
Whether you are a resident or a visitor, we hope this site will be informative and help you to enjoy your stay.

News & Events

View the latest news items in the News Page. Upcoming events are displayed in the event agenda on the right hand side and in the Event Calendar.

Latest Announcements

Notes from the November PC Meeting

Speed Indicator Device (SID):  following requests from the Parish Council, the County Council recently placed a Speed Indicator Device in Taunton Road, Cothelstone Road and Hither Mead.  The… Read more »

Neighbourhood Plan

The Parish Council has been awarded a grant for £5095.00 from the Community Development Foundation to help develop the Neighbourhood Plan for the Parish. Further information about the Neighbourhood Plan can be found by clicking here.

Poop Scoop!

Your Parish Council would like to remind all dog owners of their responsibility to bag and bin dog mess.

There are currently 5 dog bins in Cotford St Luke and 2 in Bishops Lydeard. The… Read more »

Latest News

NHS Blood Donor Session

This Christmas give blood: the gift only you can give in Bishops Lydeard

Wednesday 31 December 2014

Bishops Lydeard Village Hall

Mount Street, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton, TA4 3LH

Between 13:00… Read more »

1st Bishops Lydeard Brownies

The Brownies need your help

Volunteering as a leader at Brownies is lots of fun and at the moment we really need some new Brownie leaders to join us. 

We meet once a week in term time and we… Read more »

Father Christmas to tour Bishops Lydeard!

Saturday 6th December 2014

On his way to the Bishops Lydeard Christmas Festival, Father Christmas will be touring the village (weather permitting!) in a vintage car. You can then visit him in… Read more »

Royal British Legion (Women's Section)

After the summer break, members met for the Annual Harvest Meeting at the Church Centre, on a very sunny day.

The Exhortation, read by Mrs Saunders, was followed by a short service - harvest… Read more »

Bishops Lydeard Over 55's - Friendly Club

On 15th October we were back into the Village Hall for the first of our winter meetings. Our speaker was Christine Dougherty who represented ‘Open Hand India’. Sadly she hadn’t had time to… Read more »

Recycling Centre and Waste Collection Information

Below are links to three different informational leaflets and posters, these relate to changes in opening hours for the various local recycling centres and also changes to Household Recycling &… Read more »

Neighbourhood Plan Business Questionnaire

Every business in the Parish will receive a questionnaire about the Neighbourhood Plan over the next week.  Please make sure that you complete it and return it in the freepost envelope provided… Read more »

Neighbourhood Plan Resident's Questionnaire

Every household in the Parish will receive a questionnaire about the Neighbourhood Plan over the next week.  Please make sure that you complete it and return it in the freepost envelope provided… Read more »

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