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Cotford St Luke Parish Council


Tonight 11th April 2019 is the last council meeting of the previous Parish Council.  Many Councillors are stepping down after years of respected service to our community.

Agenda Meeting 11th April 2019

A new Parish Council will take up the responsibility for Cotford St Luke on 2nd May 2019.  The first meeting of this new council will be on 9th May 2019.

The County Council and Parish Council Elections are coming May 2nd 2019. 

You are too late to apply.  The closing date was 3rd April 2019 at 4pm to get your papers in.

If you were not quick enough but would still like to consider being a Parish Councillor please contact our Parish Clerk Helen Young  07955187179

A good councillor has integrity, honesty, a will to help his/her community and has some spare time. Happy to work within a team with lots of ideas as to how to benefit the community of Cotford St Luke.

If alternatively you would like to be a part of Cotford St Luke Association you would be very welcome.  The aim is to arrange social events, oversee the Community Hall and work with our community.  If you would like to be an active member of the association please contact

Do you have any views/opinions about the following

  • Sunday Bus service – we currently don’t have one
  • Removal of the bus shelter near the school – due to vandalism and antisocial behaviour

Cllr Green has organised a survey via survey monkey please take part and encourage other villagers to do so.

The link

Alternatively please go to our Facebook page

Or send your comments via our website contact page

We really want to engage the village and try and help most people. Please talk to us.

Our Village (Parish Council) Website

The aim of our website is to provide useful information about the village in general and the activities of the Parish Council.  Our website is currently in need of some redesigning. If you have any ideas/expertise please contact the Parish Clerk.   Thank you for the new pictures already sent.  New ones always welcome especially of activities.

If you have any ideas about what you would like to see please contact us
Via 01823 433706

Please leave your name and contact details and Helen will get back to you.

Public Art Project

Taunton Deane Taunton Deane Borough Council have allocated a sum of money to Cotford St Luke for a Public Art Project.

This is an exciting venture that could provide enhancement to one or more areas of public land within Cotford St Luke.  The brief is broad(and somewhat vague!) but could be in the form of landscaping/sculpture/leisure facility/or something practical that is incorporated with some sort of art installation. As a capital sum the money cannot be used to provide a service i.e. art classes or equipment.

The project will be publicised to artists across Somerset and Devon who will be asked to bring ideas forward. We are lucky that this area has a number of artists with broad experience in delivering this type of project.

Over the coming months the Parish Council will be exploring ideas and working with artists towards the goal of providing Cotford St Luke with an outstandin piece of public art for our village.

Do you have any suggestions or ideas you would like to put forward? The Parish Council would love to hear from you. Contact Cllr Linda Featherstone. Email: She will be very happy to discuss the project with you.


The Newsletter will continue as some of our villagers do not use the internet.  Cllr Linda Featherstone will oversee the production of the new newsletter in 2019.

So we will communicate to the Village via the Newsletters and the Parish Notice boards and the website.

1-2 times a year the Parish Council compiles a newsletter providing useful information about our village and also outlining the work we have completed over the last few months.  If you wish to view the most recent newsletter Nov 2018 please click here. Alternatively if you would rather we send you the latest newsletter on its release via email instead of print , please click on the ‘Join Our Mailing List’ button on the right side of this page or click here.


Forthcoming Events

10:00 am Family Church @ St Luke's Centre
Family Church @ St Luke's Centre
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Family Church Cotford St Luke church welcomes all people, from all age groups. We are led by a Church of England Vicar (Rev. Preb Alison Norris). Our style is informal, welcoming and serving. We meet[...]
6:30 pm Karate Club @ Community Hall
Karate Club @ Community Hall
Apr 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Term time only   All event details are provided to the best of our knowledge at the time of updating the website. We suggest you contact the event organiser prior to attending to avoid disappointment.
10:00 pm Baby Group @ St Luke's Centre
Baby Group @ St Luke's Centre
Apr 22 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
5:30 pm Brownies @ St Luke's Centre
Brownies @ St Luke's Centre
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Brownies in Cotford St Luke is held on Tuesdays in term time, in the small village hall. Brownies starts at 5:30pm and finishes at 7pm, and is for girls aged 7 to 10 years old.[...]