“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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

July Parish Council Meeting

This will be held at 7 pm in the village hall. This is a public meeting and everyone is welcome to attend. The agenda for this meeting can also be found on the parish council meetings page. AGENDA 9th July 2021 WPC meeting


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 […]

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 […]

Planning meeting 21st June

There will be an extra meeting of Walton Parish Council on Monday 21st June at 7.30 pm at the village hall to discuss 2 planning applications – 2021/1267/HSE – Erection of single-story front/side extension Bramble Cottage, Bramble Hill, Walton 2021/1283/FUL – Demolition of existing barns on site and erection of 1no. 4bed dwelling house, Haycroft […]

Planning application

The following application is currently open for comments. Application 2021/1168/ADV Proposal: Installation of illuminated fascia sign, free standing welcome sign & free standing pylon sign Location: Car Showroom, Purseys Garage, 12 Main Street, Walton, Street, Somerset, please see the planning page of this website for further information


Press statement For immediate release Statement from Somerset County Council on the advisory poll on Local Government Reorganisation organised by Somerset District Councils “We have been clear from the outset that this was a deeply flawed, biased and expensive exercise. Residents, businesses and other organisations that are key to local government services in Somerset had […]