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Christmas and New Year in Sedgemoor

Sedgemoor District Council will remain open for business as usual during the holiday period on all days except bank holidays.

Rubbish and recycling collections will be two days later from Monday 25th to Friday 29th December, and one day later between Monday 1st to Friday 5th January. A Bank Holiday Collection leaflet from the Somerset Waste Partnership is available here: Icon for pdf Christmas & New Year Refuse Collections 2017/2018 [22.09KB]

Renewable and Low Carbon Energy Topic Paper (2017)


This topic paper reviews changes to national policy and guidance in relation to low carbon and renewable energy.

An understanding of the national context is important to the current Local Plan review process. This topic paper reviews and outlines the National Planning Policy Framework, the Planning Practice Guidance, Written Ministerial Statements, National Policy Statements for Energy Infrastructure, DECC strategy documents and recent appeal decisions to provide an evidence base that will inform the development of emerging Local Plan policy on Renewable and Low Carbon Energy. The draft topic paper that has been prepared to inform the Proposed Submission Local Plan and regulation 19 consultation is available to download below.

Renewable and Low Carbon Energy Topic Paper (January 2017) [7.32MB]