Important News from the Wedmore Parish Council – November 2022


Or perhaps Shwmae would be a better starting point for this particular entry.

Before we really get started, can I just say, huge thanks to those of you that have come up with the most incredible opening lines! Watch this space I will be including all of them over the coming months. They are fantastic.

Anyway, before we go forward I just briefly want to touch on something which has happened between editions and has meant some changes for the Council. Unfortunately, Bab’s Lloyd has made the decision to step down from the council, and I just wanted to say Thank you to her for supporting me through these first months in this role, and also for the
an incredible amount of work she has done over her time on the council.

Babs has made a huge contribution, ensuring the council has improved the way it runs and is up to date with recent legislation and regulations. She had been part of the committee that wrote many of the new policies and procedures that have since been adopted by the council. She dedicated a huge amount of time to her role as councillor and more recently as chairman and will be missed by all. Hwyl Fawr Babs.

Following an Extraordinary meeting of the Council on Thursday 27th October, I am pleased to announce that the new Chairman of the Parish Council is Jacky Farley, and Isobel Beacom has stepped forward as Vice Chairman. We are also very pleased to welcome a new councillor Oli Rant, who was Co-opted in October’s meeting and I shall be putting him to work very soon.

Right Down to business, By the time you receive this, we will be willing the weather to be kind to Lamplight. If you are new or new-ish to the village and haven’t had the opportunity to attend, please try to this year. It’s a really wonderful event with a really festive feel and there’s just something about being able to walk in the middle of the road on a dark winter’s evening that fills you with a warm feeling. Although that may just be the warm Chocolate Orange Gin that’s available from Gin Jar?! Who knows!

We will also be heading towards the very first of the ‘Warm in Wedmore’ sessions, we’ve had some really great groups come together allowing this to happen so thank you, all of you!

Finally, and this is a little odd – as someone who is notorious for leaving things until the very last minute, But on behalf of Wedmore Parish Council, Have a wonderful Christmas, however you spend it… and if you’re looking for a New Years resolution I’ve listed my top 5 below 😉
1. Become a Parish Councillor
2. Keep my Hedges and vegetation trimmed
3. Pick up after my furry friend EVERY time!
4. Become a Parish Councillor
5. Be the kind of neighbour I would like to have.

Why do reindeer like Beyoncé so much? She sleighs.

Lindsey Baker
Parish Clerk, Wedmore Parish Council,
Grant’s Lane, Wedmore Somerset BS28 4EA
Telephone 713087,

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