Welcome to the Churchill Parish Council website for the villages of Churchill and Langford. We hope that you'll find everything you need to know about the area, the Communities, the Parish Council and more. If you can't find the information you need or would like to include information please contact us.
PLEASE NOTE : The Memorial Hall, Ladymead Lane, is operated by a separate body - for enquiries and bookings contact : Mimi Simpson : 01934 853282, Mobile 07814490370, email : email@example.com
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NOTE THAT AS FROM 12TH MARCH 2019 : ALL PLANNING MATTERS ARE NOW DEALT WITH AT THE MONTHLY MEETINGS OF THE FULL PARISH COUNCIL.
ELECTION OF PARISH COUNCIL : Elections for serving on the Churchill Parish Council will take place on Thursday 2nd May 2019. Nominations are now open, and NOMINATION FORMS ARE AVAILABLE by clicking here. These forms must be hand delivered to the Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare between 10 am and 4 pm weekdays, DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS IS 4PM WEDNESDAY 3RD APRIL 2019. The formal notice can be viewed here.
ANNUAL PARISH MEETING 2019 : MONDAY 15TH APRIL 2019 7.30pm. Memorial Hall, Ladymead Lane, Langford, Churchill. The theme this year will be 'SERVING A GROWING COMMUNITY'. All residents welcome, light refreshments provided free! Please do come along and join in this meeting of residents to consider and discuss what is happening in our community and the plans for the future.
POLICE COMMUNITY ROADSHOWS / CONTACT : The local policing team will be available to residents at The Post Office, Front Street, Churchill, as follows:-
Wednesday 23rd January 2019 : 1.00pm - 2.30pm
Wednesday 27th February 2019 : 0930am - 11.00am
Wednesday 3rd April 2019 : 0930am - 11.00am
NEW BUS SERVICE (U2) : LANGFORD / CHURCHILL TO BRISTOL
There is now a new bus service (U2) that runs hourly between Langford / Churchill and Bristol between 8am and 6pm on week days. There is a FREE TRAVEL WEEK from Mon 18th February to Friday 22nd February during which all journeys are FREE. The poster of the service can be viewed here. The timetable can be viewed here.
West of England:JOINT SPATIAL PLAN : RESPONSE OF CHURCHILL PARISH COUNCIL The latest published version of the Joint Spatial Plan has Major Implications for the Parish of Churchill - with proposals for two new major roads and some 2800 houses. On 9th January 2018 the Parish Council sent their response to the document. The response form can be viewed here, and the accompanying letter can be viewed here.
In January 2019 the Parish Council made a further submission in response to the 'Technical Evidence' consultation. the response can be viewed here.
VACANCIES FOR PARISH COUNCILLORS : Vacancies for councillors have arisen on the Parish Council : As no election has been called by residents within the required time frame these vacancies can now be filled by co-option. Any resident of the Parish who is interested in becoming a councillor is invited to contact the Chair-Councillor Mrs Jackie Bush,any member of the council, or the Clerk.
IMPORTANT ROAD CLOSURE : PUDDING PIE LANE, LANGFORD. CLOSED FROM 6TH APRIL 2019 FOR 7 DAYS
In the coming months there are further potentially disruptive road closures in the Parish - see below section on Road Closures for details.
The Annual return for the Council Year 2017-18 (as required by The Accounts & Audit regulations 2015, and The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014) has been approved by the external auditors (PKF Littlejohn LLP)
The full annual return, including the auditor's certificate and the rights of the public to inspect the return can be viewed here.
The Parish Council agreed the budget and precept for 2019-20 on the 14th January 2019. To view the budget click here
If you would like to know how much money the Parish Council has please check the monthly Council agenda's; they list the bank balances for all our accounts together with our income and expenditure details on a month by month basis.
The Parish Tree Wardens have created a Tree Walk for the Parish which has been published in the North Somerset Life magazine. To view the magazine click here
Forthcoming road closures:-
- Langford Lane, Lower Langford. 11th March 2019 for 5 days. the notice and map of the area affected can be viewed here.
- A368 Bath Road, CLOSED 4 weeks from 25th March 2019. View the notice here
- A38 New Road, from A368 Dinghurst Rd to Rowberrow, OVERNIGHT CLOSURE as from 11th March. View the notice here
- Church Lane, Churchill : 8th April 2019 for 2 Weeks. Notice and map here
If you wish to report a problem with a roads,pavements, waste & recycling, public rights of way, anti social behavior and many other issues for North Somerset Council click here
Are you interested in Police crime figures for our area, the Police have launched a new service for this information click here
Do you need any assistance, care or support or know someone who does? Care and support maybe needed due to ill health, a disability, because of caring for others or during a crisis. West of England Rural Network provide a tailored service through your village agent Tina Huckle-Mills 07967 345922 or for more information on the help available please click here
Churchill Parish Council's application to North Somerset Council for the designation of a Neighbourhood Plan Area consultation has been approved. The decision can be viewed here