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Welcome to the Official Website of Wedmore Parish Council

Wedmore is the principal village on the Isle

of Wedmore, a ridge of higher land rising

out of the Somerset Levels. It is four miles

from Cheddar and the Mendips; and eight

miles from Wells and Glastonbury.

 

Wedmore has been a settlement since early times; recent discoveries have unearthed remains of the Bronze and Iron Ages. Several Roman sites have also been found, and in Saxon times Wedmore belonged to the Kings of Wessex.

The village has several pubs and restaurants together with a Post Office, village store, delicatessan, chemist and fashion shops.  There are also gift shops, hairdressers, butchers and many more retail outlets.

The Council office in Grants Lane is normally open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

Sedgemoor District Council Small Grants and Project Grants funding is now open.  Small grants up to £500 are aimed at funding individuals to undertake projects such as volunteering or learning new skills that will be of benefit to their local community. Small grants are also to assist with individuals involved in the arts and regional or national sports competition. Individuals must be residents of Sedgemoor.  Project grants up to £2,500 (some match funding required) are one off grants aimed at supporting voluntary, community and not-for-profit organisations to undertake projects that support people living in the district.

 

Applications from those wishing to apply for this community fund are invited.  For more information or to view the criteria and to obtain an application form, please go to www.sedgemoor.gov.uk/grants The closing date for applications is 5.00pm on 26th June 2018 and the Grants Sub Committee will sit on 17th July to consider the applications received.

 

 

NEXT MEETING  -  

Wednesday 17th October 2018

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For Neighbourhood Plan information go to Wedmore.online

 

 

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