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
Notes from the February PC Meeting
PARISH COUNCIL NOTES – FEBRUARY 2014
County Councillor Mike Rigby reported:
- The start date of the new roundabout on the A358 has been delayed yet again – this time due to the last minute… Read more »
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.
Chairman's Report 2012
The chairman's report for the last year can be downloaded from here or from the Council Library section.
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 »
The Sydney to Hobart Race December 2013 - Paul Jackson
Part1 - Training for the Race
The training was delayed by a day as the main sail had been damaged by an incident on the trip up and we had a new one being made. The team had come from as far… Read more »
KCQ Fairtrade Event for Somerset Emergency Flood Relief Fund
This year Fairtrade Fortnight is 24th February – 9th March 2014 and is all about bananas. We love bananas; they’re the most popular fruit in the world. In the UK we munch our way through over… Read more »
Lent Hunger Lunches
The five churches of the Bishops Lydeard Benefice will once again be hosting a series of weekly “Hunger Lunches” through Lent, to which everyone is warmly welcomed. There is no charge but… Read more »
1st Bishops Lydeard Rainbows
The Brownies are 100 years old and in 2014 girls all across the UK are
celebrating The Big Brownie Birthday.
To start our special Brownie year we enjoyed a panto themed party. The
Brownies… Read more »
Bishops Lydeard Over 55's - Friendly Club
January 15th saw over 60 members packed into the old small hall for the AGM. (There can’t be many organizations that have such a good turn out for this event!) In general, nothing much changes… 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 »
3rd Taunton (Bishops Lydeard) Scout Group
YES...WE STILL EXIST!
The census figures for this year show that our Group has over a 100 members which includes a 'goodly' number of adults. Most people will know that we are blessed with our… Read more »
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