COVID-19 – useful links:
- The latest government guidance
- North Somerset Council services
- Download a PDF to see how Wrington Community Resilience can help during this time.
- The Parish Council office is closed to the public but you can still contact us.
Welcome to Wrington Parish Council
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.
For information on road works and closures see the one.network website.
News & Notices
New Planning Applications – the Council are currently considering the applications listed below. If you would like to let us have your views please do so in writing or via email (see Contact Us) by Friday 21 May.
- 21/P/1230/HHPA – 31 Home Close, Wrington, BS40 5PX
- 21/P/1080/FUH – Cinderford Cottage, Ropers Lane, Wrington,
- 21/P/0359/FUL – Unit 1 And 2, Richard Store, Broad Street, BS40 5LA
Public Transport – for details of the new bus services that came into operation in April please see our Public Transport page.
Broad Street public toilets – the ‘Gents’ has now re-opened and we are hoping the ‘Ladies’ will re-open shortly. The closure was due to issues following on from the last spate of vandalism.
A new Youth Club comes to Wrington – ‘Youth Club on Wheels’ will run every Thursday, from 22 April, 4.00pm-5.30pm, at The Rec. For more information please click on the link above or contact Shea Stew, Young Bristol Mobile Provision Lead, on 07514 793803 or email email@example.com. The YMCA are still running the Youth Club at Barley Wood on Tuesdays and returned face to face sessions on 19 April. Please pass this information on to any young people who might be interested.
Wrington and Climate Change – The Council adopted a climate change strategy and action plan in January (PDF). You might also be interested in Local Councils’ powers to address or reduced climate change (PDF).
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.
Housing development off Butts Batch – Strongvox 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.
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. Please contact Sue Badger on 07974 983042.
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.