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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]

Project/Small grants awarded 2016/17


Please see this webpage for a list of Project/Small grants awarded during 2016/17:

Grants awarded on 28th June 2016

  • Burnham Area Youth Centre awarded £1,500
  • Chilton Trinity Village Hall awarded £2,500
  • Middlezoy Rover FC awarded £1,000
  • Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership awarded £1,950
  • In Charley's Memory awarded £2,500
  • Bertie Kelly awarded £500
  • Matt Jones awarded £500
  • Wedmore Scout Group awarded £2,500
  • Victoria Park Bowling Club awarded £2,500
  • The Cheddar Challenger awarded £400
  • 290 Squadron Detachment Burnham awarded £180
  • Tessa Furzeman awarded £500 subject to her selection and attendance at the World Blind Bowls Championships
  • Burnham on Sea Motor Boat and Sailing Club awarded £1,250
  • Hannah Bird awarded £500
  • Stacey Tizzard awarded £500
  • St Francis Church Holiday Club awarded £800
  • Bridgwater Arts Centre awarded £1,250 subject to match funding from Bridgwater Town Council, funding from Knightstone Housing and sight of their accounts

Grants awarded on 6th September 2016

  • Mark Moor Bowling Club awarded £2,500 subject to receipt of the grant funding from Viridor and for confirmation of quotes for the work to be undertaken
  • Bridgwater College Academy PFA awarded £1,520 as requested for a year only
  • Olivia Cox awarded £500
  • Jennifer Marshall awarded £225
  • Kings of Wessex PTA awarded £2,500
  • Exmoor Search and Rescue Team awarded £1,000
  • The Friends of Wembdon Road Cemetery awarded £200

Grants awarded on 22nd November 2016

  • North Petherton RFC Mini and Juniors awarded £1,499.50 subject to a contribution of £500 being made by North Petherton Town Council
  • Beanstalk awarded £405.50
  • Ups and Downs South West awarded £1,431
  • Safe South West awarded £2,200

Grants awarded on 17th January 2017

  • Nether Stowey Village Hall in collaboration with Nether Stowey Recreation Ground awarded £2,500
  • BOS Events awarded £1,300 subject to additional fundraising being undertaken at the event
  • Sedgemoor Ramblers awarded £210
  • Sarah Darke awarded £225
  • Cheddar Walking awarded £1,100
  • Burnham and Highbridge Choral Society awarded £500
  • South Somerset Mind awarded £250

Grants awarded on 28th February 2017

  • Wembdon Cricket Club awarded £2,500 subject to the grants listed on the report being awarded
  • Greenways and Cycle routes awarded £2,494.17
  • Victoria Park Young Adults Group awarded £250
  • Pawlett Sports and Playing Field Association 1997 awarded £744 subject to match funding
  • Wassail Theatre awarded £2,500 subject to the other grants listed on the report being awarded
  • Middlezoy Cricket Club awarded £1,396.56
  • Cheddar Arts Fringe Festival awarded £2,400
  • Westonzoyland Engine Trust awarded £2,500
  • Action Track awarded £750
  • Mean Feet Dance Ltd awarded £975
  • Somerset Film and Video Ltd awarded £2,450 subject to the grant from Somerset Community Foundation being awarded