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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 Local Government Boundary Commission for England is now drawing up ward boundaries for the new Somerset West and Taunton Council in time for its first elections in May 2019.

HAVE YOUR SAY - The Local Government Boundary Commission for England encourage everyone who has a view on the Draft recommendations to contact them, whether you support the recommendations or whether you wish to propose alternative arrangements. You can view the Draft recommendations at www.lgbce.org.uk, where you can find interactive maps, a report and guidence on how to have your say. The Commission has not finalised its conclusions and now invites representations on the draft recommendations.

You have until 27 August 2018 to have your say on the recommendations. Click here for information poster.



The Watchet Annual Town Meeting took place on Tuesday 17 April 2018 at the Methodist Schoolroom, Harbour Road, and commenced at 7pm. Approximately 60 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 2018 meeting will be available prior to the 2019 Annual Town Meeting. 

For the 2018 Annual Town Meeting agenda click here, and for the minutes of the 2017 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