April Update

Annual Parish Meeting The Annual Parish Meeting will take place on Tuesday 26th April at 7pm at the Village Hall. The Parish Meeting is a meeting of the Parishioners; it is not a meeting of the Parish Council.  However, it is Chaired by the Chairman of the Parish Council and organised by the Parish Clerk. […]

Gainsborough & Springfield Play Parks

Gainsborough Play Park- UPDATED (09/07/20): As of this morning, the Play Park / Skatepark at Gainsborough is open. The same rules as Springfield apply so please see the notices at the entrance. Springfield Play Park – UPDATE (07/07/20): As of this afternoon, the Play Park at Springfeild is once again open for use.  Whilst the play park has […]

New Home for Arbour

You may have noticed a change to the streetscape along the A30 as the Arbour that once sat over the top of the bench by the bus stop has been relocated to the Cemetery. While the Cemetery has a few benches for quite reflection, one thing that it doesn’t have is anywhere to shelter in […]

The Council in Lockdown

We may have been in lockdown for April and May but that did not stop activities for the Parish Council. Virtual Meetings:  First there was the new technology to start getting used to, and the council now subscribes to Zoom to enable it to continue to hold meetings. Many a trial run was had in […]

New Parish Council Moves up a Gear

The New Parish Council has been very busy since being elected in May 2019. The Parish Council now pays for the library bus in the Village, as Somerset County Council said that it was going to cease funding the service and that it would close; the Parish Council also helps support the Friends of Milborne […]

News Update 18/04/2020

There has been much to adapt to over the last few months or so and Parish Council clerks, Simon and Nathalie, have been responding to government advice and guidelines regarding the conduct of council business during the Covid-19 crisis: In line with Government guidelines, the Gainsborough Playpark and Springfield Playpark have been formally closed by […]

Notice from The Parish Council 14/04/2020

Applications for Community Grants Are you involved in a local organisation or group that needs some extra funding to support its activities?  If so, here is an excellent opportunity to access a grant so that you can maintain or develop the service that you provide for the local community. Milborne Port Parish Council is committed […]