Emergency Road Closure at Buckhill - Friday 19th January 9am

The Parish Council has been informed today (18th January) that there will be an emergency road closure in order at Buckhill. CJLynch will be carrying out emergency works on behalf of Magna Housing Association to clear the stream of debris and reinforce the stream banks and wall. This work needs to be done before the carriageway can be repaired.



Changes to Waste Collection Routes

Please keep an eye on your post (during January and February) for a letter and new waste collection service guide.

If you receive a letter and guide, it means your collection days are changing.

Waste Collections Reroute Poster



FLOODING - Parish Council Update 22 September 2023

The Civil Contigencies Unit at Somerset Council has been notified of the properties affected by flooding in the Parish. Many people have struggled to get through on the phone number given. If you still require support of any kind please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Clerk, Sam Rawle (clerk@withycombepc.co.uk, Tel: 07770634901) or contact one of the Parish Councillors (contact details on the website), alternatively contact the Village Agents on 01823 331 222. Works are currently ongoing to mend and clear Combe Lane.

 FLOODING - Parish Briefing September 2023

Residents affected by the recent flooding should log a call with Somerset Council contact centre on 0300 123 2244 to report their circumstances. This will ensure the Council have a comprehensive picture of those people affected; and can offer help where possible. Key information and important contact details can be found in the documents below.

Parishes & LCNs_ Flood Briefing_ Tues 19 Sept 23 ISSUE pdf

PARISH BRIEFING_Flooding_18 Sept 2023 pdf

 New Additions to the Amenity Space

A sensory play panel and chunky noughts and crosses game was installed at the Amenity Space on the 15th June 2023. These were generously funded by Magna Housing out of their Community Budget fund. A big thank you to Neil Bliss from Magna and Kerrie the Parish Council Chair for organising  the new equipment.


Temporary Road Closure - Combe Lane, Withycombe

The works are expected to commence on 1st November 2023 and last for 30 days to carry out drainage and carriageway repairs.

For more information about this road closure please contact Somerset Highways on 0300 123 2224, quoting ref ttro479328W(WS)


Somerset Council is the Highways Authority for the parish. We are in regular contact with them about the state of the roads, paths and drains in the parish.

To report a problem on the road, click on the link below:

Report a problem on the road (somerset.gov.uk)

The damage to Combe Lane has been reported to Somerset Highways and they are currently assessing the damage.

The collapsing verge alongside the stream at Buck Hill has been reported to Somerset Highway.


The role of a Village Agent is to provide the gap between isolated, excluded, vulnerable and lonely individuals and statutory and/or voluntary organisations which offer specific solutions to identified needs. All the support offered is free and confidential.

For any query large or small contact Tracey Bland:-

Tel: 07958 415261  Email: traceyb@somersetrcc.org.uk

Click on the link below for more information and the support that Tracey can provide.

Village Agent for West Somerset