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Contacting the Council 

The Council can be contacted via the Clerk (Janet Turp) by
phone:          01275 393551
email:           clerk@longashtonparishcouncil.com
post:             PO Box 3102, Long Ashton, Bristol, BS41 9XA 
in person:    on Tuesday mornings 10:00 to 12:00 at the Parish Council Office in the Jubilee Pavilion, Keedwell Hill, BS41 9DP

The Council's Privacy Notice can be seen here


Parish Council Plan.  The Parish Council is consulting on it three year plan which sets out what we want to do as a council over the next three years, along with our priority projects and how we want to work with local people and organisations to help make it all happen.  We would welcome any views you may have on it. Please send any comments by email to the Council via our clerk Janet Turp (clerk@longashtonparishcouncil.com) by Monday 9th March, 2020. We hope to agree the document - taking on board the results of the consultation - at the meeting of the full Council on the 16th March, 2020. Please click here to see the plan.

Accounts and public rights. 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. The notice of conclusion of audit, the auditors report, and the Annual Return can be seen here.

A planning student at UWE has carried out a study of Long Ashton's conservation areas - his report can be seen here. 

Local Elections 

The notices of uncontested election for Leigh Woods and Long Ashton can be seen here - they list the people who are your Councillors together with Suzy Barnes, Tony Weir, Owen Lloyd-Jones and Matthew Semple who were co-opted onto the Council on the 13th May, Ruth McAllister Kemp who was co-opted on the 9th September, Cait Sellars who was co-opted on the 25th November and Colin James who was co-opted on the 20th January. If you thought about being a Cllr but didn't get your form in on time contact the clerk as you could put your name forward to be co-opted onto the Council.

If so look at the "Be a Parish Councillor" tab on the Council page for lots of helpful information. 

See the newsflash tab for latest information on a wide variety of issues. For details about current job vacancies, please see the vacancies page.  For information about applying for the community grant or other grants see the Community page.    A link to the apprenticeship vacancy list from Weston College can be found on the Youth News tab there.  The latest information about the Village Enhancement Scheme including the consultation can be found on the Village Enhancement Scheme page. 

Community Grant
The public meeting was held on October 9th and the £1,000 grant awarded to the Long Ashton Scouts towards their HQ project and the £500 grant to the build a Spitfire Group. Information about the projects see the community page.

Agendas and Draft Minutes for Council and Committee meetings are available on the Meeting Dates tab and Approved Minutes on the Council and Committee Minutes tab.

View of town from hillBackground

Long Ashton is in the district of North Somerset and has a population of 6044. How to find us 

We hope you will enjoy this website. It is designed to tell you more about the Parish Council, the parish and what is happening here so that you can enjoy the facilities.

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 has a major impact on the dissemination of the Council's information into the public domain with the requirement to "make a significant amount of information available routinely, without waiting for someone to specifically request it." This Parish Council adopted the Act on 25th November 2002, and the revised model publication scheme in November 2008.  This site illustrates the Council's commitment to these principles. To see a copy of the model Publication Scheme click here and a copy of the information available from the Council under that scheme can be found here.  The Parish Council charges are for a single side of A4 10p a page and for a single side of A3 20p a page. 

To contact the Clerk click here.