Waste & Recycling (including garden waste) will be collected on  Friday 16th June.

Supporting the Holford & District Village Hall

It's really simple, and doesn't cost you anything.

All you have to do is:

1. Go to http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/holforddistrictvillagehall

2. Sign up free 

3. Get shopping - your donations will be collected by easyfundraising and automatically sent to Holford & District Village Hall's bank account. It couldn't be easier!

There are no catches or hidden charges and Holford & District Village Hall will be really grateful for your donations.

Thank you for your support.      MoY

Every little helps

As of Sunday 21st May, 31 people have registered as supporters and currently £256.52 has been raised for the cause.

Parish Council Finances for the Year ending 31st March 2017 can be accessed from the

Parish Council web page.

Check out the details of a new place to stay and enjoy the Somerset Coast.

Visit the Website

Congratulations Brett on being awarded the prestigious 5 star rating by Visit England, the official tourist board for England. It puts them amongst some of England’s finest properties to stay at, one of only two in West Somerset, the only 5 star accommodation in Dunster and the first for any chalet at Dunster Beach

See details HERE

Quantock Hills AONB Annual Report

The Quantock Hills AONB Annual Report can be viewed by clicking


Somerset Federation of Gardening Clubs Website

If you are a gardener then have a look at the Somerset Federation of Gardening Clubs website.

Just CLICK HERE to go to the website.


Would you like to attend a regular swimming session at St Audries Pool but need the hoist in order to get in the pool?

I am very keen on helping to set up at least one swimming session per week for local people who require the use of the hoist at St Audries pool. I already have two local people who are interested.

The pool would need to be hired on a weekly basis (which would mean you would not have to take out membership of the pool). I need at least 7 people to make the session financially viable as the pool hire is £35 per hour. The session would also need two volunteers to come along each week to help, as the hoist needs two people to operate it. The volunteers could be on a rota so that the commitment would not be too demanding.

The sessions proposed would be for one hour, every week, on a Monday. We can choose when we run the session as long as its between 12.30 and 3.00.

Please contact me on the below number if you are interested.

If you are finding life a bit hard going at the moment, I may be able to help.

Please phone me: Izzy Silvester, your village agent on 07931 018045, leave me your name and number and I will ring you back.

Or email me on izzy@somerset.rcc.org.uk

I only work part-time so it may take a day or two for me to return your call.

Thank you

12 June 2017

Help Build a Hinkley Legacy in Somerset

 Somerset Community Foundation (SCF) is looking for volunteers to join the EDF Energy Community Fund Awards Panel to help communities affected by the Hinkley Point C development and build a lasting legacy in Somerset.

SCF will be managing the EDF Energy Community Fund, which is part of the 'Section 106' mitigation measures agreed through the planning process. The fund is designed to lessen the impact of Hinkley Point C on the local communities by supporting projects that improve the social, economic and environmental well-being and enhance overall quality of life.

The Awards Panel will include representatives from EDF and SCF trustees, as well as local councils, but the Foundation is also looking for up to three independent volunteers to help make decisions on applications to the multi-million pound fund and provide advice to the SCF Board on the overall fund strategy.

Justin Sargent, CEO of Somerset Community Foundation, said: “We would like to hear from anyone who knows Somerset well - particularly the area around Hinkley Point C - and who can think and act independently. If you are committed to improving the well-being and quality of life in local communities, we'd be really interested to hear from you.”

To find out more about the role, visit www.somersetcf.org.uk  or apply by sending  your CV and a covering letter to info@somersetcf.org.uk or by post to: Somerset Community Foundation, Yeoman House, Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet, BA4 6QN.

The deadline to apply is Friday 7 July, 2017 at 5pm, and shortlisted applicants will be interviewed during the week beginning 17 July, 2017.

The first call for grant applications to the EDF Energy Community Fund is expected to be in the autumn of this year. Meanwhile the Community Impact Mitigation Fund, managed by West Somerset District Council, is already in operation and can be accessed through their website.