Please find below a link to a news article from Stronger Somerset
SSDC’s Overview and Scrutiny Task and Finish group have been working with officers and Portfolio Holders to review the Council Tax Support Scheme and have decided to put a number of fundamental changes forward for consultation to ensure the scheme is effective and can be delivered efficiently moving forward.
A survey can be found at https://www.southsomerset.gov.uk/consult – Council Tax Support Scheme 2021/22
SSDC need responses from across the community to ensure the scheme accurately reflects our community’s needs and perspectives.
The Parish Council receive a number of reports regarding blocked drains and other Highways concerns within the Parish. Somerset County Council are keen for residents to report these directly to them, and they can be done so via their online “Report It” function. Information can be found via the following link https://www.somerset.gov.uk/roads-and-transport/report-a-blocked-drain-on-the-road/
The BMX Pump Track at the recreation ground will be closed for use on Monday 14th September while SSDC carry out weed control and reseeding of the area.
The Parish Council thank you for not using the facility on this day.
On Friday 18th September a contractor will be replacing the fence at the Village Hall Car Park which has been broken for some time.
The Parish Council politely ask that vehicles are not parked adjacent to the fence that day or the evening before so that the contractor has appropriate access to complete the works.
The Parish Council often receives complaints about parking on the pavement within the Parish. The government are currently undertaking a Pavement Parking Consultation and the Council wanted to encourage residents to respond to the survey. Please find a link below to the online survey which should only take a few minutes to complete:
Macmillan Coffee Morning will be held at Henstridge Village Hall on Friday 25th September.
Please see poster here for further details
Henstridge Parish Council would like to make residents aware that South Somerset District Council will be undertaking drainage works at Oak Vale Woods next Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (9th, 10th, 11th September). The woods will be out of bounds during this time. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause
Henstridge Parish Council would like to remind parishioners that they are able to directly report any Highways concerns to Somerset County Council via their website.
Issues which can be reported include:
- Blocked drains
- Faulty Traffic lights
- Road signage
- Bad parking
- Overgrown hedges and vegetation
Reporting issues is easy and can be done swiftly using via the following web page https://www.somerset.gov.uk/roads-and-transport/