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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]

Election of Member of Parliament for the Bridgwater & West Somerset Constituency


This election will take place on Thursday 8th June 2017

To be eligible to vote in the UK Parliamentary Election you need to be:

  • Register to Vote
  • registered to vote as an overseas elector in respect of an address in Sedgemoor
  • 18+ years old 
  • British, Irish, Cypriot, Maltese, or a Commonwealth citizen 

IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY REGISTERED YOU NEED TO BE BY MIDNIGHT, 22 MAY 2017

Your poll card

Providing your name is on the electoral register and you are eligible to vote, you will receive a poll card which tells you where you should vote.

If you have already chosen to vote by post then you will receive a poll card which tells you when and where your voting papers will be sent.

Voting options

If you know you won't be able to vote in person, then you can either:

  • apply to vote by post, (by 5pm 23 May 2017)
  • apply to vote by proxy , appoint someone else to vote on your behalf (by 5pm 31 May 2017)

Election Day

Polling stations will be open from 7am-10pm on Election Day, Thursday 8 June 2017.

The votes will be verified and counted immediately following the close of poll.

Notice of Election can be found here for Bridgwater & West Somerset Constituency: Icon for pdf Notice of Election - Bridgwater & West Somerset Constituency 2017 [67.51KB]   and here for the Wells Constituency: Icon for pdf Notice of Election - Wells Constituency 2017 [78.81KB]

Notice of Election Agents can be found here for Bridgwater & West Somerset Constituency: Icon for pdf Appointment of Election Agents - Bridgwater & West Somerset Constituency 8th June 2017 [9.36KB]  and here for the Well Constituency: Icon for pdf Appointment of Election Agents - Wells Constituency 8th June 2017 [85.18KB]

Notice of Poll/Statement of Persons Nominated and Situation of Polling Stations can be found here Bridgwater & West Somerset Constituency: Icon for pdf Notice of Poll - Bridgwater & West Somerset Constituency [78.7KB]  and here for the Well Constituency: Icon for pdf Notice of Poll - Wells Constituency 2017 [94.42KB]