Waste & Recycling (including garden waste) will be collected on  Friday 26th May

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.

£30,000 Grant for H&DVH Scheme

Holford & District Village Hall has been awarded a £30,960 grant from the Big Lottery Fund for a ‘fit for the future’ project to extend and refurbish the building.

The Holford grant is one of 52 totalling over £666,000 awarded to community projects across the South West.

A fund spokesman said: “The project will improve access to social, educational and wellbeing activities for the rurally isolated population of Holford.

“By extended an substantially refurbishing their existing busy village hall, it will be able to meet demand from local community groups.

“The work will enable two activities to take place at once while also increasing the capacity of the main room, making the hall warmer and a more pleasant place to spend time.


Mrs Hema Stanley (Holford Resident) has been appointed as Clerk to Holford Parish Council with effect from the 1st April 2017. The retiring Clerk, Philip Brimson, will work with Hema for a 3 month handover period. Holford Parish Council is indebted and grateful to Philip for his commitment, work and loyalty over the past 24 years and will celebrate this achievement, with Parishioners, in the near future.

Mrs D. Salvidge

(Chair - Holford Parish Council).

20th March 2017.


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