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 News

Village Agent

Telephone Bills

I was in the library the other day, and a lady passed on this very interesting piece of information which I’d like to share with you …

If you get certain benefits, including… Read more »

From Your PCSO Sharon Baker

Action Fraud

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have recently noticed a rise in the reporting of pets, and in particular puppies and kittens, being advertised for… Read more »

Notes from a Parish Councillor

The Parish Council has met twice since I reported upon our May meeting in the June/July issue.

At our June meeting, we were met with a situation many of us could not recall; and was the fact… Read more »

West Somerset Railway Association Station Jottings

What lovely weather we have had these last couple of months but for most of us it has been too hot we would like it just a little cooler! The passengers on the trains do so, too, as the… Read more »

Bishops Lydeard Flower Show 2017

BISHOPS LYDEARD FLOWER SHOW - PRIZEWINNERS JULY 2017

PRIZES PRESENTED BY BRIAN NORMAN

 

THE MR & MRS R C HOYLE PERPETUAL CHALLENGE CUP (vegetable classes)

WINNER: BRIAN ADAMS

 

THE CHRIS… Read more »

Bishops Lydeard Friendly Club

A very (very) wet day in May saw us either on a trip to the Wetlands Centre at Slimbridge or Gloucester. Initially, about a dozen had opted for Slimbridge, but all bar one pulled out in view of… Read more »

From the Revd. Maureen

The month of August – I wonder what thoughts come to mind, or what images are conjured up? Long, hot sunny days perhaps; days on the beach; catching up with family members or friends who live a… Read more »

Bishops Lydeard Pre-School

Well, what a busy time we have had! Somerset Day weekend was an amazing yet very busy time for the staff and committee of pre-school. We had a stall on both days and welcomed lots of children to… Read more »

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