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Welcome to Wrington Parish Council

Countryside view of Wrington and All Saints' Church

The parish includes the villages of Wrington and Redhill, together with a large area of countryside, a number of widely dispersed rural households and Bristol Airport.

More general information about Wrington and Redhill is available on the Wrington village website, with our intention to provide Council-related information here.

Details of live planning applications can be found on our Planning Applications page or via a map search on North Somerset Council’s website.

For information on road works and closures see the one.network website.

News & Notices

The Census is coming – By taking part, you can help to inform decisions on services that shape our community, such as schools and doctors’ surgeries.  Census Day is Sunday 21 March.  If you need help visit www.census.gov.uk where there’s a wide range of support services available.

Cooks Bridle Path will be closed on 18 & 19 March.

The Mendip Vale Medical Group’s February newsletter is now available which includes an update on COVID vaccinations.

Do you love words (or know someone who does)?  The Village Agents are facilitating a virtual story telling session via Zoom on Thursday 25 February, 2.30pm-3.45pm. Please contact Tina Huckle-Mills on 07967 345922 or via tina@wern.org.uk to register your interest or for more information.

Housing development at Gatcombe Farm – an outline planning application has been submitted to North Somerset Council for 38 houses, offices, open space and a play area.  The application includes details of access, layout, scale and landscaping but details of appearance are reserved for a later application.

Churchill Sports Centre is under threat of permanent closure – please take the time to complete this short survey to try and save Churchill Leisure Centre. A group of local people are working very hard to try and ensure it opens up again for full Community use.

A5 Bus Service – you may have heard rumours that the bus service is coming to an end.  North Somerset Council have confirmed the service will end on 31 March.  However, they are putting out a tender for a replacement service and have no intention of leaving Wrington without a bus service.

North Somerset Council would like to hear what you think of day care activities for adults –  they currently arrange a variety of activities for people including those with dementia, autism, mental, physical, sensory and learning disabilities and would like to hear what you think, whether you use their services or not.

Housing development off Butts BatchStrongvox Homes Ltd have submitted a planning application to North Somerset Council.  This is an outline application for 71 houses, play facilities, public open space/ecological mitigation land and associated works.  Access to be from Butts Batch.  Details of appearance, landscaping, layout and scale are reserved for a later application.

The Notice of conclusion of audit for the financial year ending 31 March 2020 has been issued and can be viewed on our Finance page.

Bristol Airport expansion – Bristol Airport has appealed against North Somerset Council’s refusal of the planning application to grow to 12 million passengers a year.  North Somerset Council have set up a web page where you can find out the latest news on the airport’s appeal.

Your Village Agents are still here to help! – During lockdown and continuing to do so, albeit with a slightly different service due to Covid-19, they are still providing assistance, advice, signposting and weekly phone calls if required.  For Wrington/Redhill, please contact Tina Huckle-Mills on
07967 345922.

The Play Areas in Wrington are open but please ask your children to take some time to read the signs and talk to them about behaving responsibly before they head off to play.  Please give them hand sanitiser/wipes to use before and after they play, ask them not to join large groups of people and avoid equipment if it is already busy.  Let’s help each other to stay safe.

Parish Council vacancies – If you are interested in becoming a Councillor please contact us.  This is an opportunity for you to represent your community and help shape it.  All vacancies can be filled by co-option.

Somerset Bereavement Support Service is here if you’ve been bereaved and need emotional support or someone to talk to.  Somerset Public Health, MIND, and Marie Curie have joined together to offer this free service.  For further information please download this PDF on Somerset Bereavement Support Services.

Age UK – for information on Age UK’s current services for older people in North Somerset please download this PDF.  Please pass this information onto anyone who might find it of use.

If you notice faulty streetlights please let us know. Please quote the identification code (usually beginning with ‘C’) on the column/pole or the number/name of the nearest house.

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