Welcome to the website of Yatton Parish Council.
A Public Meeting is being held on Thursday 26th May at Horsecastle Chapel 7.30 pm to discuss and update residents on the North End Developments.
(It is being convened by the No Moor Development group)
THE PARISH POLL
At a Parish Meeting for the Parish of Yatton held on Monday 21st March 2016 a poll was demanded on the following question:
"Should North Somerset Council conduct an immediate and comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment on the collective impact of all the proposed and approved housing developments at North End, Yatton?"
The poll was taken on THURSDAY 14TH APRIL 2016 the Declaration of Results of the poll here.
Further to the overwhelming support in the Parish Poll and now with the subsequent full backing of Liam Fox MP the Parish Council has written to North Somerset and requested that they carry out an immediate Environmental Impact Assessment on the proposed and approved developments at North End.
The negative response from North Somerset Council to the above request has now been received here. The Parish Council at the Planning Committee meeting below agreed to now pursue Liam Fox MP to call in the two applications at North End for decision by the Secretary of State, to explore the cost of an Environmental Impact Assessment on all the developments at North End and to ask North Somerset Council for the assessments they make reference to in their response.
Next meeting of the Planning Committee
, Monday 16 May, 7.30 p.m., Hangstones Pavilion, Stowey Road, Yatton agenda here
A meeting of the Yatton Neighbourhood Plan Group will be held Tuesday 17th May at 7.30 pm at Horsecastle Chapel, everyone welcome the agenda is here.
North Somerset Council has consulted on a draft Site Allocations Plan. This document brings forward detailed site allocations to complement the strategic context set out in the Core Strategy and in particular identifies the new residential allocations necessary to deliver the shortfall in housing numbers. More details here. There is a hard copy in Yatton Library.
Yatton Parish Council has been awarded a Quality Award under the Local Council Award Scheme. The Quality Award, which is awarded by an independent panel, demonstrates that a council achieves good practice in governance, community engagement and council improvement. Quality councils go above and beyond their legal obligations, leading their communities and continuously seeking opportunities to improve and develop even further.
The Parish Council has appointed Aleana Baird as Clerk to the Council and Responsible Financial Officer, replacing Crispin Taylor who is retiring. Aleana is currently Clerk to Churchill Parish Council but has also worked for several years for Yatton Parish Council as Administrative Assistant. Aleana, like Crispin, holds the Certificate in Local Council Administration, the recognised qualification for local council clerks.
The draft Minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting held on Monday 21 March 2016 are available here. The presentation on Yatton Neighbourhood Plan can be seen here. Approved Minutes of the 2015 Annual Parish Meeting are available here.
Green garden waste bags are available for purchase at the staff desk of Yatton Library (not the Parish Council office), cost £2.50 each.
Hangstones pavilion in Stowey Road has a large hall and a smaller office/meeting room, both available for hire at very reasonable rates for meetings and social events, more details here.
Churchill Sports Centre is open to members and non-members. There are a great number of facilities including swimming pool, tennis courts, squash court, floodlit all weather pitch, fully equipped Gym, exercise classes, outdoor playing fields and sports hall suitable for badminton, volleyball and more. We offer swimming lessons, birthday parties and much more. More information here.
Online advice on benefits, debt, housing and much else from Advice North Somerset here.
Dates of mobile beat surgeries and other information from Avon & Somerset Police here.
Yeo Vale Medical Practice newsletter here.
Health Watch North Somerset newsletter here.
Vine Counselling newsletter here.
Latest issue of Senior Siren here.
Latest edition of Your Patch here It is a round up of highways work across North Somerset and useful contact information.
Connecting Devon and Somerset has brought fibre connections to Yatton as Cabinet V6 has now become live giving the improved service to postcodes BS49 4QF and BS49 4BP. The following links to the Connecting Devon and Somerset project give further information.
Interactive map here
'Get up to Speed' free talks and workshops here
There are four automated external defibrillators in Yatton and Claverham:
one next to Pages Court shopping precinct, between NatWest Bank and the High Street
one at Mendip Road surgery
one at Claverham Village Hall
one at Yatton Rugby Club, North End Road
The Parish Council is grateful to all residents and businesses who contributed, especially Yatton Masonic Lodge of Agriculture, Yatton & District Rotary Club and Yeo Valley Lions, and Great Western Ambulance Service who provided the defibrillator at Yatton Rugby Club. The defibrillators are available for use by anyone in an emergency, ring 999 for instructions.
YATTON PARISH COUNCIL
Yatton Parish Council provides services to people living in, working in and visiting Yatton and Claverham. This website aims to provide as much information as we can about the Parish Council. The Parish Council is committed to making information about the Parish Council widely available. You can see a copy of our Freedom of Information Publication Scheme here.
To find more information about Yatton Parish Council, including details of councillors and committees and minutes and agendas of meetings, click on 'Council' on the green bar at the top of any page. There is some general information here and a calendar of meetings here.
If you click on 'Local Information' on the green bar at the top of any page you will find some information about the villages, and about local clubs, organisations and activities.
If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact us and we will do our best to help. Please let us know if you have any suggestions for improving this website.
The Parish Office is in Yatton Library, 48 High Street, Yatton BS49 4HJ. It is open to the public on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 to 12.30. There is parking for people with a disability at the back of the Library, the Library has an automatic front door and there is full wheelchair access to the Library foyer.
Most meetings of the Parish Council and its committees are held at Hangstones Pavilion, Stowey Road, Yatton BS49 4HS. There is parking for people with a disability and a ramp to the front door.
Please contact us for details of the following services, including fees:
Burials and cremations, details here
Hire of Hangstones pavilion and pitch bookings, details here
Clerk to Yatton Parish Council