September parish council meeting

The next monthly meeting of the parish council will be on Friday 17th September at 7 pm in the village hall. This is a public meeting and everyone is welcome to attend.

The agenda for the meeting can be found on the council information page


Compton Dundon Road Closure

The main road through Compton Dundon [street road] will be closed from 25th August to 27th August between the hours of 7.30 am and 3.30 pm

This is to enable Wessex Water to replace covers in the carriageway. For information about the works being carried out please contact Wessex Water on 03456 004 600 quoting reference number ttro452368


There will be no access to the allotment car park on WEDNESDAY 4th August.

This is due to work being carried out to improve the entrance.

Work is also being carried out to improve pedestrian access to the community orchard area.


“Somerset Waste Partnership [SWP] has reluctantly decided to suspend garden waste collections for SIX WEEKS from Monday 2nd August. Collections are expected to restart from Monday 13th September  – should that date change we will let subscribers know.

We apologise for this temporary measure, which is essential to support rubbish and recycling collections”

A copy of the full briefing from the SWP is attached.


please contact Somerset Waste direct at

or call the dedicated garden waste service number 01823 589900 [9 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday]


Please Help Us to Record Flood Events

The Flood and Water Management Team at Somerset County Council (SCC) is interested to know if your property in Somerset has been affected by flooding.

The Flood Online Reporting Tool (FORT) has been developed to report any type of flooding that may have affected your property in the past or future events.  The link below can be used by members of the public or community Flood Wardens. – Flood Online Reporting Tool (FORT)

https://Flood Online Reporting Tool (FORT) Presentation – You Tube – a guide for Flood Wardens

Flood and water management ( – for further information and alternative contact details for SCC Flood and Water Management Team.

Your report will help the Team investigate flood events and may provide useful information for subsequent flood protection schemes.

Whitley Lane temporary Road Closure

The Ashcott end of Whitley Lane is due to be closed to allow Utility Services Ltd to carry out poling works on behalf of BT Openreach.

Works are expected to commence on 4th August 2021 to 6th August 2021 between the hours of  9;30 to 15;30 for a total of three days.

whitley road closure – August 2021


Walton Parish Council is looking to Co-opt a resident to become a member of the Council.  Would you like to add your voice to those already expressing the views of residents?

The council comments on local planning issues, initiates local projects, awards small grants, and lots more. If you are interested please talk to any of the existing councillors or contact the parish Clerk for an informal chat.

Local Rubbish and Recycling

Somerset Waste Partnership

There have been some missed collections around Somerset recently and if you have been affected by this, please be aware that work is going on behind the scenes to correct this situation, more information can be found at:

which can also be used to:

Report a missed collection, check when all your collections are due, request a new or replacement recycling container, request a garden waste bin or sacks, make a comment or complaint, request a bulky or assisted collection, and many other things.