Sunday 30th April 2017
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Notice Board

To see your community events and notices posted on our website contact the Town Council offices: clericalofficer@watchettowncouncil.org

Community Notices can also be posted in the Community Notice Boards around the town:

The Triangular Notice Board located on the Esplanade - There are 2 sides for community notices, the Market House Museum side for A4 Annual/Seasonal events calendars, and the Esplanade side for A5 Single Events

The Swain Street Notice Board located at the Swain Street entrance to the Car Park - For A5 Single Event notices

The Mineral Yard Notice Board located at the entrance to the Mineral Yard Car Park - For A5 Single Event notices

Watchet Town Council reserve the right to amend notices that do not fit this criteria

 

COMMUNITY NOTICE BOARD 2017

SOMERSET WASTE PARTNERSHIP

Somerset Waste Partnership collect the Waste and Recycling in and around Watchet, on behalf on West Somerset Council. For more information on what do with you refuse during adverse weather conditions please Click Here. For information on collection dates and Bank Holidays, Click Here.

 

SOMERSET YOU CAN DO

Somerset You Can Do are looking for Volunteer drivers to help out in the Community. All you need to be is over 18 years old, have less than 6 points on your license, and have access to your own 4 door car. Reimbursement for fuel available. For more information and the flyer, Click Here.

 

THE WATCHET COMMUNITY MAKERS

The Community Makers are a group of volunteers, lead by experienced builder, Ian Wedlake. The group aim to help other local Community groups with Designing, Building & Fixing projects. To see the Watchet Community Makers flyer, Click Here.

Watchet Community Makers Projects:

Harbour Road Flower Beds, Saturdays 9am - Midday – Click Here for the Flyer.


COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT HUB

The Community Employment Hub runs every Thursday between 9.30am and 12.30pm at The Sanctuary, Swain Street, Watchet. To see the flyer, including contact details and other Employment Hub locations, Click Here.

 

WEST SOMERSET RAILWAY

Raddon Hill Clog Morris Performances at stations and towns along the way, on Saturday 20th of May 2017. Includes Traditional English Dancing and Music playing at Watchet Station and on The Esplanade. Click Here for the flyer!

The Flying Scotsman will be on the West Somerset Railway from the Tuesday 5th of September to Tuesday 12th of September 2017. For Tickets and Information, Click Here.

 

THE PHOENIX CENTRE - A Warm Welcome Awaits! 

The Phoenix Centre will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Thursday 18th May 2017, Click Here for the flyer!

The Phoenix Centre's Seasonal Calendar can be found by Clicking Here!

 

WATCHET LIVE! CIC

Watchet Live! will be holding the Wheelbarrow Race, Watchet's Wackiest Race, on the Esplanade, Watchet, on Sunday 28th May 2017! Click Here For the Flyer

 

WATCHET BOWLING CLUB

Watchet Bowling Club will be holding their Open Day on Sunday 21st May 2017! Click Here For the Flyer

For more information on the club, Click Here.

 

WATCHET DEMENTIA ALLIANCE 

FREE Forget Me Not Café will be open in 2017 between 10:30 and 12:00 on:
8 Mar: Coffee, Cake & Chat
22 Mar: ‘Sampling healthy food’ - Jeannie Byham (Wiltshire Farm Foods)
5 April: ‘Water colours’ - Trampas Brown

Watchet Dementia Alliance offer support for anyone living with dementia or other memory problems, and their carers. Compass Carers will be attending some sessions. All are very welcome to attend at The Sanctuary, Swain Street, Watchet.

 
 

WATCHET COMMUNITY CENTRE

WATCHET COMMUNITY CENTRE IS AVAILABLE TO HIRE!

The Community Centre is available to hire for a range of functions including Birthday Parties, Meetings and Conferences, Youth & Community Activities, and much more! The Centre has a Large Main Hall, A Kitchen Area with Lobby, Ladies, Gents & Disabled Toilet Facilities, Tables and Chairs, and EVA Foam Interlocking Mats for Baby and Fitness Groups!

HIRE CHARGES

The Community Centre can be hired for the following Charges:

- Hire Charge is £7.50 per Hour

Heating is Charge at £1.00 per hour and applies from the October Half Term through to the Easter Holidays unless otherwise requested

PLANNING YOUR FUNDRAISING EVENT

Local Charity and Not-For-Profit Organisations can book the Community Centre FREE OF CHARGE* for one-off fundraising events!

*Heating is Charge at £1.00 per hour and applies from the October Half Term through to the Easter Holidays unless otherwise requested)

BOOKINGS AND INFORMATION

For a Regular Booking From, Click Here.

For the One-Off Event Booking form, Click Here.

For the Conditions of Hire and User Guide, Click Here.

To book the Centre, or for more information, please call Harriet on 01984 633344 or email clericalofficer@watchettowncouncil.org

 

ANNUAL TOWN MEETING

The Watchet Annual Town Meeting took place on Tuesday 11 April 2017 at the Methodist Schoolroom, Harbour Road, and commenced at 7pm. Approximately 40 - 50 Government Electors for Watchet attended. The Chair of Council addressed the audience and introduced the Chairs of Committee to report on actions taken by the Council over the year. The meeting was mostly positive and there were many interesting questions asked of Councillors. The Minutes of the 2017 will be available prior to the 2018 Annual Town Meeting. 

For the 2017 Annual Town Meeting agenda click here, and for the draft minutes of the 2016 Annual Town Meeting Click Here.

 

WATCHET'S SUMMER MARKET IS BACK

The Wednesday Market kicked off with the official launch day that took place on Wednesday 12th APRIL 2017. There was live music from Spinach for Norman, and an array of stalls for locals and visitors alike to peruse. The Official Market season runs from Wednesday 3 May 2017 to Wednesday 27 September 2017, Click Here for the Flyer. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE MARKET AND STALLS!

 

SOMERSET COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTIONS

ARE YOU REGISTERED TO VOTE? Elections to Somerset County Council will take place on Thursday 4 May. There are 55 seats to be filled when residents go to the ballot box and we want as many people as possible to get involved in the democratic process. Any questions about the process, including about registering to vote, should be sent to West Somerset Council 01984 635276 / 635288. For more information Click Here.

 

SOMERSET CHOICES

Adult Social Care Drop In Somerset County Council and Somerset Choices are running a monthly 'Drop In' at The Sanctuary in Watchet on the last Tuesday of every month from 10:00am to 1:00pm. These sessions are free and available to anyone who might need information and advice from Adult Social Care about the support available to you in your community. Come to the ‘Drop in’ to: • get advice on staying independent, healthy and well • find out about local services and community groups – using Somerset Choices • discover support available to carers • find information on volunteering opportunities For further information and advice you can visit www.somersetchoices.org.uk

 

Watchet Town Council - Dog Exclusion (Watchet) Order 2013

NOTICE is hereby given that Watchet Town Council made an Order on the 11 March 2013 click here to see Notice

This Order came into effect on 1 April 2013 Click on the links below to see the Order and the Map.

Dog Exclusion (Watchet) Order 2013

Dog Exclusion (Watchet) Order 2013 Map