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Staplegrove Parish Council is on Facebook!

Posted on Apr 6, 2018 in General, Parish Council

Staplegrove Parish Council now has a Facebook page.  If you are a Facebook user just search ‘Staplegrove Parish Council’ and Like our page to get information, news and updates straight to your News Feed. The page is public so can be accessed by all at https://www.facebook.com/Staplegrove-Parish-Council-1899397046738611/

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Taunton Marathon and Half Marathon 8th April 2018 – Temporary Road Closure

Posted on Mar 22, 2018 in General, Road closure

Somerset County Council have published details of a proposed temporary traffic restrictions in the Taunton area on the 8th April 2018.  The Order will be made to facilitate the Taunton Marathon and Half Marathon and is in the interest of public safety SCHEDULE – Temporary Prohibition of Motor Vehicles PART 1 Between the hours of 0800 and 1700 on Sunday 8th April 2018 Wellington Road – Bridgwater & Taunton College Bus layby, from its entry junction with the A38 Wellington Road to its exit junction with the A38 Wellington Road. PART 2 Between the hours of 1030 and 1045 on Sunday...

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Taunton Deane Order 2012 (Amendment No: 17) Order 2018 – Showell Park

Posted on Mar 22, 2018 in General, Highways

Please click HERE to see the first notice of a Traffic Regulation Order from Somerset County Council.  This refers to the proposed addition of double yellow lines in Showell Park, Staplegrove. A copy of the draft Traffic Regulation Order and the associated plans may be examined at ‘A’ Block Reception, County Hall, Taunton, TA1 4DY during normal office hours; or online at www.somerset.gov.uk/TRO If you wish to object to the proposed Order please sen your representations in writing, quoting reference number KT23012018 , to Somerset County Council, Traffic Management, County Hall,...

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Approved Minutes of the Parish Council meeting – 18th January 2018

Posted on Mar 16, 2018 in General

Please click HERE to see a copy of the approved minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 18th January 2018.

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Temporary Closure of Edgeborough Farm Road

Posted on Mar 13, 2018 in General, Parish Council, Road closure

  Somerset County Council have informed the Parish Council about the temporary closure of Edgeborough Farm Road to ALL TRAFFIC. This will effect Edgeborough Farm Road from 605m north west of the junction with Dodhill Road, north-westwards for a distance of 185 metres. This closure will enable Somerset Highways to carry out drainage works in this road. The closure order becomes effective on 3rd April 2018 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to last for 18 days. Please click HERE to see the full...

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Temporary Closure of Staplegrove Road and Greenway Road (A358)

Posted on Mar 13, 2018 in General, Parish Council, Road closure

Somerset County Council have informed the Parish Council about the temporary closure of Staplegrove Road and Greenway Road (A358) to ALL TRAFFIC. This will effect Staplegrove Road, 30m from the junction with A3027 Staplegrove Road AND Greenway Road, 45m from the junction with A3027 Staplegrove Road, a total distance of 75 metres. This closure will enable Somerset Highways to carry out resurfacing works in this road. The closure order becomes effective on 27 March 2018 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to last for 6 evenings, excluding Fri 30 Mar to Mon 02...

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Correspondence with SCC regarding Highways matters

Posted on Mar 1, 2018 in Development of Staplegrove - The North Taunton Development, General, Highways, Parish Council

On 14th February 2018, a letter was sent by the Parish Council to Mr O’Dowd-Jones, Strategic Commissioning Manager – Highways and Transport, Somerset County Council.  A copy can be seen on this website in a post dated 15th February 2018. Please click HERE to see a response from Mr O’Dowd-Jones. A further letter has been sent by the Parish Council, requesting further clarification.  Please click HERE to see a copy of the...

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Letter to Mr O’Dowd-Jones re Ring Road round North Taunton

Posted on Feb 15, 2018 in Development of Staplegrove - The North Taunton Development, General, Highways, Parish Council

On 30th January Somerset County Council (SCC) discussed their the Transport Strategy at a meeting of the Scrutiny for Policies and Place Committee.  A question was asked by the Parish Council at the meeting.  A copy of this question can be seen on this website (http://staplegroveparish.co.uk/development-of-staplegrove/connecting-our-garden-town-transport-strategy-scrutiny-meeting-30th-january-2018/) Somerset County Council (SCC) provided the following response by email: “The Council tested several options for road connections in association with planned development in the North of...

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Letter sent to John Burton re Planning Applications 34/16/0007 and 34/16/0014, and Spine Road construction

Posted on Feb 15, 2018 in Development of Staplegrove - The North Taunton Development, General, Parish Council

Please click HERE to see a copy of a letter sent by the Parish Council to Mr John Burton at Taunton Deane Borough Council (TDBC).  The letter refers to the North Taunton Development (planning applications 34/16/0007 and 34/16/0014) and to the implications of the £7.2m Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) grant that has been received by TDBC. This focuses particularly on the early completion of the Spine Road, and the percentage of affordable homes to be built.    

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Revised refuse and recycling collections for Easter, May and August Bank Holidays

Posted on Feb 3, 2018 in General, Recycling

Please click HERE to see a notice about the revised refuse and recycling collections for Easter, May and August Bank Holidays.

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