Cemetery extension

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  No, not the Windows XP desktop image, but the field between Middle Moor Drove and the reservoir, part of which is going to shortly become an extension to the cemetery. The gravediggers were on site when I took this photo and I had a chat, “it’s filling up fast!” one of them said, so […]

Community Speedwatch

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  Speeding and dangerous driving are regularly reported to the Parish Council, and we know from when the police installed a covert speed measuring device in Upper New Road in 2017, that speeds well in excess of 50mph were being recorded (101mph in one case). I’ve worked with members of the My Cheddar community group […]

Goats!

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  Goats! Very popular with our visitors but when they get in to your garden and treat it as a breakfast stop, not so much. In my first meeting as Highways and Open Spaces chair, there had been recent problems with a large number of goats roaming the village and causing damage to trees and […]

Sporting achievement

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  Members of the Highways and Open Spaces Committee looking suitably sporty back in 2017. L-R, Barry Carter, Clive Panchaud, Anne Fontaine, Peter Colton, Mandy Kelly, Corran Fineran and myself, with Tom Pearce our groundsman, celebrating our Somerset Playing Fields Association Award, for the best Large Playing Field. We were runners-up in 2018 and the […]

Cheddar Parish Councillor

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  Ahead of Cheddar’s first parish council election for many years, I’ve set this page up to share some information about the sort of work I’ve been doing on the council since 2014 (as recorded in council minutes) as well as other community initiatives I’m involved with, and also some future hopes and plans. Much […]