Serving the people of Long Ashton & Leigh Woods


Love Saves the Day - festival road closures

Attached is the full plan of road closures and diversions around the Love Saves The Day Event at Ashton Court on the show days of Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th of May.

The sections that contain the most relevant information for the village should be as follows:

Section 4 - B3128 Closure and Diversions

Section 5 - Access to and from Long Ashton

Section 6 - One-way order Yanley LaneSection 7 - A370 Closure... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 May 2023 11:49 by Ruth Mcallister Kemp

Tags: News

Volksfest - information for residents

❗Volksfest - information for residents❗

⭐️ The main entrance for day visitors is on Wild Country Lane. If you're walking to the site please follow the pedestrian signs and use pavements.

⭐️ Day visitors travelling by car or on foot are to use Green Gate on Wild Country Lane. The Weston Road gate is for Trade and Production vehicles and exiting vehicles only. The normal public footpaths across... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 May 2023 13:53 by Ruth Mcallister Kemp

Tags: News

Durnford Quarry - meeting about debris, mud, signage

Residents are concerned with various issues arising from lorries servicing Durnford Quarry.

On 17 March 2023, John Barcham (Director, GRS Stone Supplies), Cllr Ian Parsons (Wraxall and Failand PC), Cllr Cathy Fagg (Long Ashton PC) and Cllr Stuart McQuillan (NSC) met to discuss the issues and actions were agreed as follows.

1. Debris from HGVs on road and striking residents vehicles

It was demonstrated... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Apr 2023 15:09 by Ruth Mcallister Kemp

Tags: News

Scam alert - business listing

Long Ashton Parish Council has become aware that scam emails from have been sent to some businesses, service providers and clubs that are listed in the 'Directory' of some parish council websites in the UK to inform that their business listing expires soon and presents an option to renew or cancel. This is a scam which attempts to charge businesses, service providers and clubs... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Feb 2023 13:04 by Ruth Mcallister Kemp

Tags: News

Precept 2023

Part of your council tax is paid to the Parish Council by North Somerset Council. At present, that part is £70.12 a year for a Band D property. The Parish Council has recently decided on the rate to take effect from April 2023 and increased it slightly to £71.21. To be clear, that's for the year, not each month.

It will provide a precept of £199,875 which is the main income of the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Feb 2023 17:55 by Ruth Mcallister Kemp

Tags: News

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

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

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