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Local NewsThu, 21st March 2019


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Completed CV’s will require details of two referees, one of whom should ideally be a past or present employer.  CLOSING DATE TUESDAY 5th MARCH 2019.

It is envisaged to have the new clerk in post by 1 April however the existing clerk will be available to assist with the transition during April if required.

For further background information please contact the Clerk Elaine Weightman at marksburyparishcouncilclerk@gmail.com or 07725165181.

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   FIX MY STREET- Report Fly tipping, Highways,    1 February, 2019

You are able to report Waste, Highways and Cleansing issues online 24/7 making it very convenient. This will go directly through to the team for action if required. Please follow the below link:


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   Setting Up A Neighbourhood Watch Scheme    28 November, 2018

Marksbury Residents do you want a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme?

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   A39 Junction improvements completed    22 November, 2018

Bences Garage Junction A39

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   Grant application form MPC September 2018    1 September, 2018

Grant application form MPC September 2018



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   Award For Former Chair of the Parish Council    11 June, 2018

Our past Chairman , Peter Harding, has been awarded the Royal Bath & West Society Long Service Award.

The awards are made each year at the opening ceremony of the show. They recognise the long standing hard work of those  who have been in the agricultural or farming sector for over forty years.


Peter Harding  currently works at Manor Farm, Corston.  After leaving school Peter was an enthusiastic YFC member, receiving a YFC scholarship to broaden his farming knowledge. In total Peter has worked in agriculture for almost 50 years. He has also served as parish council member, later chairman. Further service was given as committee member and chairman of Marksbury village hall. In these two roles Peter has represented agriculture to the community.

The winners receive an engraved glass tankard and are made honorary members of the society. The award was presented by the society President, Mary Prior.



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   PLANNING    5 December, 2017

If you are considering making a planning application, it would  be really  helpful if you could contact the Parish Council about it, so that as fully informed as possible a decision, the Parish Council,  as a consultee, can be made.

Many thanks.

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   New Pattern of Council Wards for B&nes    14 August, 2017

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking local people for their help to draw up a new pattern of council wards for Bath and North East Somerset Council.

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   MOBILE APPLICATION Fix my Street!!    27 May, 2017

The “Fix my Street” Application for mobile phones for Parishioners to have ease of access to report such matters as fly tipping.

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   B&nes Well being Options and Rainbow Resource    23 March, 2017

 Big Database Bathnes - Looking for family and childcare information? Find support for a range of family issues, childcare, parenting support, activities, benefits, school and much more on 1 Big Database - www.bathnes1bd.org.uk<http://www.bathnes1bd.org.uk>

Rainbow Resource - Do you have a child or young person in your family with a special educational need or disability? Rainbow Resource provides information on the services children, young people and their families may access from a range of local agencies - including education, health and social care providers and voluntary organisations. See www.rainbowresource.org.uk<http://www.rainbowresource.org.uk>

Wellbeing Options - Are you (or do you care for) an adult needing support to live a full and independent life? Wellbeing Options has a wealth of information about local activities, clubs, help at home or care and support. Find out more at

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   DOG MESS WITHIN THE PARISH    18 February, 2017

Parishioners are requested to clear up their Dog Mess around the Parish as it was highlighted at a recent Parish Meeting this has become a grave problem especially around the centre of the Village of Marksbury

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   Priority Services Register -Power Cuts    23 November, 2016

Priority Services Register -Power Cuts

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   The Carers Centre    30 July, 2016

The Carers’ Centre,

 An independent charity working in Bath and North East Somerset.

We offer free support services to families who are looking after someone who is ill, disabled, or frail (i.e. carers)

Additionally we also have Support Workers based in the community 


Freephone 0800 0388 885 | Office 01761 431388 | Mobile 07446 019 995

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   Keynsham & District Dial a ride    30 July, 2016

See Documents section for full details

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The Defibrillator IS now in place on the outside  wall at Marksbury village school

Training by St Johns Ambulance staff will be arranged for members of the parish; likely to be held at Marksbury Village Hall; details will be announced.


In the interim full details of how to use it are written in the housing cover of the Defibrillator.


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   Countryside Code    30 November, -0001

When visiting the Parish please adhere to The Countryside Code.

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