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Community Notices

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 2018

 

NOTICE TO ALL COMMUNITY GROUPS AND CHARITIES!

We are designing a new website, and we would like to make you part of it. If you are interested in having your Community Group or Charity advertised on our website, with a link to your information please contact Jo or Harriet on 01984 633344 or email clericalofficer@watchettowncouncil.org for further information.

 

COUNCIL OF THE YEAR 2018 - WE NEED YOUR VOTE!

NALC announces Star Council Awards finalist - vote for your Council of the Year 2018

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) Star Council Awards are the only awards in England to recognise the achievements of local council sector. The awards celebrate the positive impact of local (parish and town) councils, county associations, councillors and clerks. The judging panel met on 14 September 2018 to choose this year's finalists. Who will be crowned the local council sector’s community champions of 2018?..... This year, the Council of the Year award will be decided by a public vote.

Dear the Watchet Community

We at Watchet Town Council are very excited to report that we are one of the three finalists for Council of the Year 2018! It would be just wonderful if we were to win the title and that’s where you come in, please click on the link below and vote for Watchet.

It’s so easy, no form filling just two clicks! – Lets bring the title to Somerset!

https://www.nalc.gov.uk/news/entry/1084-nalc-announces-star-council-awards-finalist-vote-for-your-council-of-the-year

Thank you!

 

CONCERNS - WEBCAM ON THE ESPLANADE

Watchet Town Council are aware of the concerns that have been raised regarding the installation of a webcam on the Esplanade by the WACET Organisation. The Town Council has no standing on this matter and would ask that any queries are made to the WACET Organisation direct, contact details can be obtained from the WACET website www.visit-watchet.co.uk.

 

OCTOBER HALF TERM MARKET

Watchet Town Council will be hosting an October Half Term Street Market on 31 October 2018 on the Esplanade 9.30am - 3.30pm. Come and shop at the lovely local Stalls, listen to performances from the Watchet Community Choir and also Rosie May. The kids tent will be there too to keep the little ones entertained! Click here for flyer.

 

WATCHET TOWN COUNCIL CHILDRENS CINEMA

Watchet Town Council presents INCREDIBLES 2 to be held at Knights Templar School on 2 November 2018. Doors open at 6pm, film to start from 6.30pm. Just £1 per person. Refreshments available. Please call the office to book on 01984 633344. Click here for flyer.

 

WATCHET COMMUNITY CENTRE

Watchet Community Centre is available to hire for one-off events such as parties and meetings, and is also available for regular bookings! Click here for more information on the Centre and also hire costs etc.

 

WATCHET CINEMA

Watchet Cinema presents THE BOOKSHOP(PG). To be held at Knights Templar School on 26 October 2018. Doors open at 6.30pm film starts at 7pm. £4pp (booking advised). Click here for more information.

 

ELLIOTS TOUCH

5K FUN RUN, WALK, SKIP OR DANCE!! Sunday 4 November 2018, starts at the Watchet Football Club - Sign on from 9.30am, Run starts at 11am. £7.50 entry per person. Click here for flyer.

 

QUANTOCK FOODBANK

Quantock Foodbank are seeking items for its store - please click here to see a list of items required.

September 2018 Newsletter

 

SEED OF HOPE - WATCHET GROUP

Coming to Watchet in October 2018, a Therapeutic Gardening Group for people with mental heath problems. Featuring Gardening, Yoga, Recovery, Socialising, fun, Opportunities to learn and gain a qualification, food and drink, metal support. Click here for full information

 

THE SANCTUARY

FORGET-ME-NOT CAFE Autumn Programme

 

WEST SOMERSET BRASS BAND

INVITATION to join the West Somerset Brass Band - Players of all ages and abilities welcome. Click here for flyer.

 

MINEHEAD RAIL LINK GROUP

Join the campaign for a MINEHEAD - TAUNTON - BRISTOL rail service to complement the existing steam trains over the W.S.R. Click here for more information.

 

WATCHET METHODIST CHURCH

Watchet Methodist Church TABLE TOP SALE every 3rd Saturday of the month throughout the year from 10am. Tables can be booked for £5, call 01984 631054. Everyone welcome, Free entry. Refreshments available. Click here for flyer

 

WATCHET PHOENIX CENTRE

2018 DATES FOR YOUR DIARY - Click here

St Audries Art Group Autumn Exhibition at The Phoenix Centre on Saturday 27 October 2018 10am-4pm. Paintings for sale. Refreshments available. Free entry. Click here for flyer.

 

HINKLEY POINT C

COMMUNITY BUS - IMPORTANT INFORMATION - Due to contractual reasons, this service cannot be used for routes already covered by the First Bus Service 28, e.g. Harbour Road to Minehead and all stops in between. However people alighting at any point between say Donifod and Liddimore Road are entitled to use the service.

For more information on this service and an up to date time table please Click Here.

HPC Community Fund Grant Deadlines for 2018

 

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.

 

PROMOTING HEALTH AND WELL-BEING IN WEST SOMERSET

Wednesday 24 October 2018 , 10am - 12.30pm at Minehead Job Centre, 17 The Avenue, Minehead TA24 5XZ. Click here for more information.

 

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.

The Community Hub are looking for Volunteers. Click here for more information.

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

 

HAVE YOU TAKEN A NICE PICTURE OF WATCHET?

Watchet Town Council would like to update the gallery on the Council's website. If you would be happy to share your photos of, or in Watchet with us, send them to clericalofficer@watchettowncouncil.org

 

WATCHET BOWLING CLUB

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:

THE AUTUMN PROGRAMME STARTS ON 6 SEPTEMBER

For the flyer, please Click Here

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.

 

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.