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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]

Leader of Council's Office, the Chief Executive and Civic Office


The Leader of Sedgemoor District Council is Councillor Duncan McGinty and he is the political leader of the Council. The Chairman of the Council, Councillor Mike Cresswell, is the District's first citizen and the civic figurehead of the whole Council. This is a non-political appointment.

Leader of Council's Office/ Executive

The Leader is elected by the political group that hold the majority number of seats on the Full Council. He is supported by a Deputy Leader and seven portfolio holders who make up the Executive.


The Interim Chief Executive Office

The Chief Executive, Allison Griffin, is the Head of the paid service and is ultimately responsible for all staff. She is the principal advisor for the Council as a corporate body as well as providing assistance and advice for individual Councillors.