Local Government in Somerset

District councils give local electors a vote on the future of local government in Somerset – 18th May – 4th June 2021  A local poll of all electors on two proposals for the future of local government in Somerset currently under consideration – One Somerset and Stronger Somerset – will now go ahead later this month. The poll, which will be independently run and verified by […]

Parish Council meeting of 14th May 2021

The May 14th parish council meeting will be held at Walton village hall from 7 pm in line with the changing government regulations. Please note that COVID restrictions will apply concerning mask-wearing, social distancing, etc. and all the procedures put in place by the Walton Trust regarding the use of the village hall will be […]

Cancelled – 2021 annual meeting of the parish

The 2021 annual meeting of the parish that was originally set for 21st May 2021 will not now be called by the parish council. This meeting is cancelled.  

SOMERSET DAY – 11TH MAY

From the weekend of the 8th and 9th of May through to Somerset Day on the 11th of May people are invited to fly the flag for Somerset. You can download a flag to print or create your own to display in your window at home, Templates can be found below and you can find lots […]

LOCAL BUS TRANSPORT

BUS BACK BETTER We are looking for bus users or people who may be interested in buses or concerned about the Climate Emergency who would like to join in and help work out how we can take advantage of Bus Back Better. The UK Government has just launched a new national bus strategy for England […]

MEETING POSTPONEMENT

Following to the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh on Friday 9th April  the country is in a Period of National Mourning until his funeral  on Saturday 17th April Due to this the parish council meeting scheduled for this Friday [16th] cannot take place as planned and will now happen on Friday 23rd April […]

Death of HRH Prince Philip

Following the death of HRH Prince Philip please find the statement from Mendip District Council attached

Play Area opening times

The village play area opening times have changed. The play area is now open full time. park users MUST adhere to social distancing rules. Walton VC pupils should maintain the school ‘bubbles’. As COVID remains a health threat, opening hours are subject to review and the park may be closed if the government guidelines are broken. […]

DOGS

Street Beat Team would like to reassure local residents that despite the number of posts on social media recently, in relation to the number of dog thefts allegedly taking place in the Street/ Walton/ Glastonbury and surrounding areas, Street Beat Team would like to re-assure resident’s that we have had no such reports or crimes […]

CHILDRENS PLAY AREA

The village play area at Meadow lane although currently closed during the week will remain open at the weekends. The week day closure is to help with maintaining social distancing around the school and will be reviewed on a regular basis.