Council Tax Support Consultation

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.

Village Hall Car Park Fence Works

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.

Oak Vale Woods – Drainage Works

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

Reporting Highways Issues

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
  • Flooding
  • Faulty Traffic lights
  • Road signage
  • Potholes
  • Bad parking
  • Overgrown hedges and vegetation
  • Mud

Reporting issues is easy and can be done swiftly using via the following web page https://www.somerset.gov.uk/roads-and-transport/