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 Events in the Parish

If you have any comments on events being held in the parish please feel free to email the clerk with them.  The Parish Council doesn't have the statutory power to change anything but will raise your comments with event organisers and/or North Somerset Council at any debrief meeting.   


 Parish Council Accounts

The Parish Council Accounts are audited each year by an external auditor and electors have a right to see the accounts and make representations to the auditor.  To see a copy of the accounting and governance statements for 2016-17 and the notice about exercising of public rights click here. 


  Vacancies on the Parish Council - Long Ashton Ward 

A poll has not been called to fill the vacancies left by the resignations of Bruce Lee and Jane Booth so  the Council will look to co-opt a two new councillors.  Please see the attached notice. Please contact the clerk or talk to one of the current Councillors if you are interested in becoming a Councillor.  There is more information on the Becoming a Councillor page.


Health Walks 

 

 

  Community Grant 

  See the Community tab for more information about this years community grant or click here.  


Neighbourhood Plan Referendum Result

  

94.8% voted YES!

click here to see the declared result



South Bristol Link

 Click here to see the Metrobus/South Bristol Link newsletter produced by the contractor.


The Government has just published a plain english guide to the planning system which you might find helpful.

The fraud awareness campaign “Spot It, Stop It” has been launched in Avon and Somerset targeting doorstep, phone and online scams. Click here for more information. 


The Youth Club Newsletter is now on the Youth News tab.
There has been a spate of thefts from sheds and garages in Long Ashton recently mainly targetting bikes and power tools.  The Police ask that you lock up your shed properley, record details of your bike (make, model, frame number, take a picture) and power tools, park your car close to your garage door and remember to lock it!  Click here to see their "Securing your garden and outbuildings"  leaflet.
Long Ashton residents can now buy parking permits for Ashton Court car parks. Click here for details.
Please remember to keep your dog under  proper control (on a lead) when walking them in fields where sheep are grazing - farmers are reporting a number of lost lambs due to pregnant ewes being worried by dogs. Even normally well behaved dogs can react unpredictably when they see livestock.  Farmers have rights when their animals are being put at risk which can include, in some circumstances, shooting the offending dog.  See the article here on the law. 
See here for the First Buses timetable and here for the Abus one.
Avon and Somerset Police produce a magazine a free quarterly magazine called the Senior Siren. This is aimed at all members of the community, but with a particular focus at older adults and their close community group. It contains original lifestyle articles, as well as games and puzzles, social engagement information and columns by law enforcement professionals, guest writers and celebrity interviewees. All, of course, interspersed with the essential home and personal safety tips to keep the reader safe. The latest edition can be viewed by clicking here.  
For details of Nailsea Health Walks (Jan to March ) click here.
See what's on in North Somerset by following this link.