Serving the people of Long Ashton & Leigh Woods


Bringing buses back to rural communities

Bus travel in North Somerset is about to take a leap forward with innovative new services being introduced across the area.

Demand Responsive Transport (DRT) is being introduced in 14 zoned areas across the West of England and four of these are in North Somerset.

This new approach to bus travel means buses will go where they're needed, without set timetables or routes.

Communities which have traditionally... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 15:04 by Ruth Mcallister Kemp

Tags: News

Ready for Bristol's Clean Air Zone?

Ready for Bristol's Clean Air Zone?

Are you getting ready for Bristol's Clean Air Zone which starts on 28 November 2022? Find out more about the zone and how it could affect you at

Soon, you'll see some temporary signs around the village that will remind people about the charges. See below.

Posted: Sun, 27 Nov 2022 12:49 by Ruth Mcallister Kemp

Tags: Clean Air Zone

Apply for a Community Grant now!

Applications for Long Ashton Parish Council Community Grants are open now! Are you an organisation or individual who contributes to the wellbeing of the community? We award annual grants of up to £2,000 to support local initiatives and create opportunities for parish residents. Deadline for submission is 30 January 2023. Apply now using the forms below!

Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 11:15 by Ruth Mcallister Kemp

Tags: Grants, News

Increase in Burial Ground fees

From 1 July 2022, Burial Ground fees will be increasing. See below for more information.

Posted: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 15:27 by Ruth Mcallister Kemp

Tags: News

Woodspring proposed development

Woodspring proposed development

In January this year North Somerset Council published its preferred options for how it plans to accommodate the 20,085 dwellings the government say we have to plan for. The proposals included a significant development of 2,500 homes next to Long Ashton, on and around Woodspring Golf Course.

In March there was a public meeting co-hosted by your two North Somerset Councillors (Ashley Cartman and Stuart... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 May 2022 17:33 by Ruth Mcallister Kemp

Tags: News, woodspring development

Councillor Vacancies by co-option

We currently have vacancies on the Council that can be dealt by co-option. Want to find out more? Go to Become A Councillor.

Posted: Mon, 28 Feb 2022 11:10 by Ruth Mcallister Kemp

Tags: Councillor Vacancy

LA Scout HQ Update

LA Scout HQ Update

Update on progress from Simon Jones

Posted: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 11:21 by Admin

Tags: News

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