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The Parish Council looks after the interests of the community of Somerton. It deals with the District and County Council on local issues such as highways, traffic, housing, rights of way and street lighting the Children’s Play area and it is consulted on all local planning matters.

Parish Councils are part of the local government system and work closely with District and County Councils to help ensure that the services in the village are maintained and developed. Representatives from the District and County Council often attend Parish Council meetings.

Dates for Parish Council meetings 2019

Village Hall:               Tuesday 29 January, Tuesday 26th March – 7:15pm

Church:                       Monday 3rd June, 29th July & 24th September 7:15 pm

Village Hall:               Tuesday 26th November – 7:15pm

Any changes to these dates will be notified on the website, through our Email list and village Notice boards.

All villagers are very welcome to attend. The agenda is posted on the website and village notice boards at least three days before the meeting and will confirm the date of the next meeting.

Mid-Cherwell Neighbourhood plan

Over the last three years the Parish council have been represented on the Mid Cherwell Neighbourhood Plan Forum, The plan has recently been approved by the external examiner with some minor changes and is now with Cherwell District Council pending their final approval.  Once accepted by CDC there will be a referendum,  (Possibly March or April).  Click here for the latest news on the MidCherwell Neighbourhood Plan

The following people are Parish Councillors and are elected every four years.

Alison Smith (Chair)

Neil Clare

Andrew Corner

Neil Good

John Gattley

Cathy Fleet (Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer)

Somerton Conservation Area Public Conservation

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Volunteer Driver Service

download PDF doc here: Volunteer Driver Service

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Speed Activated Device Fitted in Somerton

Many thanks to everyone involved it getting the SID erected this weekend.  Hopefully most traffic will take note and Slow…

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Mid-Cherwell Neighbourhood Plan

VISIT THE MID-CHERWELL NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION WWW.MID-CHERWELL.ORG.UK JANUARY 2019 UPDATE NEWS EXAMINATION SUCCESS! At long last, the…

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