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Council Notices


Somerset County Council propose to make the order PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along North street/North Road from the junction with Fore Street, Northwards for a distance of 510 meters. This will allow Somerset Highways to carry out resurfacing works. This will be effective from 12 February 2018. The work is expected to last for 5 days. Click here for alternative route map

Somerset County Council propose to make an Order PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Cleeve Hill from 260m west of the junction with Saxon Ridge, south-westwards for a distance of 80 metres. This order will enable Somerset Highways to carry out safety barrier works in this road. The order becomes effective on 19 February 2018 and expected to last for 5 days. While the closure is in operation an alternative route will be signed. Click here to see alternative route map



Somerset County Council have advised of the temporary closure to parts of footpaths WL30/3 and WL18/8. This is due to commence from 5 March 2018 and remain in force for 5 days to enable sewer repairs to be carried out. Click here for further information and alternative route map



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.



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.



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 meeting 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 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


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

Community Notices can 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