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Broadway Parish Council

                 Notice of Annual Parish Meeting

             All members of the public are welcome to attend

Broadways Annual Parish meeting will be held on Zoom on May 4th 2021   at 7.30pm   –     Meeting ID: 820 4514 9486   Passcode: BPC2021


1 Welcome from the chair of the meeting

2 Apologies

3 Approve minutes from 2019 ( no meeting 2020)

4 Report from the Chairman of the Parish Council

5 Comments and questions on the Chairmans report

6 Invitation to any Broadway groups wishing to report to the meeting.

7 Any other Parish items


This meeting is an opportunity for all residents of the Parish to express their opinions or concerns regarding issues relevant to the Parish.


                             The Annual Meeting of the Parish Council will follow




Meeting ID: 820 4514 9486
Passcode: BPC2021

Reopening of Broadway Playing Field

In accordance with the latest Government guidance, and after a risk assessment, the Playing Field will reopen on 4 July. In using the Playing Field, you must observe the following:

· Do not use the Field if you or your child has been advised to isolate or has Covid-19 symptoms. Consult Government guidance if in doubt.

· Be aware that it is not practicable for the Council to keep play equipment sanitised. Bring sanitiser with you and use it before and after visiting the Field.

· Young children must be supervised at all times by a responsible adult.

· No food or drink is to be consumed on site.

· Only one child at a time may use a piece of equipment.

· Follow Government advice on social distancing and maximum group size.

· Try to ensure that children do not put their hands on their faces or in their mouths.

· Take any wipes or tissues, and any other litter, home.

· Report any defects or damage to the equipment to me, the Parish Clerk, at the email address above.

Please note that anyone visiting the Field and using the equipment does so at their own risk.

Fiona McKenzie: Clerk to Broadway Parish Council

APPEAL IN RESPECT OF A PLANNING APPLICATION for the erection of 8 dwellings on land Paull’s Lane Broadway Ilminster Somerset
APPEAL BY – Mr and Mrs Smith

An appeal has been lodged in respect of above application, which was refused by South Somerset District Council (SSDC) and opposed by Broadway and Horton Parish Councils. Any views on the application given to SSDC at the application stage are being sent to the Planning Inspectorate and to the appellant and will be taken into account by the Inspector deciding the appeal. Should you wish to make comments at this stage, or any additional comments, please write to The Planning Inspectorate, 319 Eagle Wing, Temple Quay House, 2 The Square, Temple Quay, BRISTOL, BS1 6PN or email west2@planninginspectorate.gov.uk quoting the appeal reference APP/R3325/W/20/3248417 enclosing 3 copies, within 5 weeks of the appeal starting date quoted above. If you send your representations after the deadline they will not normally be seen by the Inspector and they will be returned. If you wish to obtain a copy of a booklet (Guide to taking part in Planning Appeals) free of charge please write to: Development Control, Council Offices, Brympton Way, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2HT.
If you wish to receive a copy of the appeal decision, you must write to the Planning Inspectorate.
A copy of the appellants’ grounds of appeal and the application decision notice can be inspected at SSDC’s offices during normal office hours. The planning officer dealing with this appeal is Ian Cousins to whom any enquiries or correspondence to SSDC should be directed.
If the appeal officer is unavailable please ask for Kelly Wheeler (01935) 462038.

Broadway Parish Council will be providing a submission to the Planning Inspector providing reasons why the appeal should be refused. The Parish Council will be pleased to take your views into account when drafting its submission to the Planning Inspector. Please send those views to the Parish Clerk at the following email address: broadwaypc@outlook.com by 30th June 2020.
Broadway Parish Council






If you would like to contact any of the councillors please contact the clerk in first instance:


Fiona McKenzie (Clerk)

Councillors                                                                     Representing

Peter Gregory  (Chairman)                                                 A358 dualling, footpaths and bridleways, Walking Group liaison

Stewart Deakin (Vice chair)                                               Finance

James Champion                                                                  Playing field , Scouts Liaison, Christmas, Defib

Richard Baker                                                                       Village hall , Vardens Pond

Peter Woodcock                                                                    Planning and procurement procedures

Gena Driskell                                                                         Playing field , Cricket club and Neroche school liaison

Channon Preece                                                                    Volunteering and village agent liaison

Broadway Parish Council was formed in 1894.

The Council consists of seven Councillors and a Parish Clerk. The councillors, who are all volunteers, work for the benefit of the parish and its inhabitants. We currently still  have 1  Parish Council councillor vacancy.

The Council has several assets for which it is responsible-Varden’s Pond, Standerwick Orchard, The War Memorial, the Play Area, as well as noticeboards and seats.

The Council considers village planning applications submitted to South Somerset District Council, and reacts and responds to requests from parishioners, various organisations and local government. The Council also supports local charities and youth organisations.

Meetings of the Council are held bi-monthly on the first Tuesday in the month.

These Meetings are held in Broadway Village Hall, starting at 6.30pm.

Everyone in the village is welcome to attend.

County/District Councillor Reports

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Environment Matters.

Village environment is an often overlooked topic. Meet Tom Dixon. The Broadway Environment Warden. Please click on links to view articles. Environment Warden PEW_2 FLOWERS GROWING WILD IN BROADWAY INTRODUCTION[3958] FLOWERS GROWING...

Broadway Housing Needs Survey 2016

Click here for a summary of the results of the survey.   Click here to see a full copy of the survey.
Minutes of Meetings

Minutes of Meetings

Click to view the documents for minutes
Planning Applications

Planning Applications

Find out how and where to send comments on planning applications


Public highways are the roads and footways that are managed at public expense


Information regarding Council finance

Council Meetings Calendar

Broadway Parish Council www.broadwayparishcouncil.org.uk Councillors are hereby summoned, and members of the public are invited, to attend a meeting of the Parish Council to be held on Tuesday 1st June 2021 at Broadway Village Hall for the purposes...
Policies and Procedures

Policies and Procedures

The policies and procedures of the parish council

What's on in Broadway

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Upcoming Finance Meetings

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Upcoming Planning Meetings

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Upcoming Town Council General Meetings

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Broadway Village Hall

14th October, 2019

Parish Council News.

4th June, 2018