Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Planning Application

The following Listed Building Consent has been received 11/04456/LBC for the Installation of a new staircase access from existing first floor level to existing bedrooms at second floor level (GR: 339930/129322) in The Old Rectory, Aller. Full details can be found here.

The application will be discussed at the next Parish Council meeting on 14 Nov 11. Other associated documents are listed below:
Conservation Officer Report

New website location

You can now access the Parish Council website from a much more convenient URL - - it works with and without the www. in front.

The old address ( still works, and at present the website content is unchanged.

Please use the new address and bookmark it or add to your favourites so that you can quickly get to the latest news from Aller. The more people that use it, the better our rankings on search engines will be and the more 'visible' we become.

There is also a new address for the general information on Aller, the DragonFlyer website - that is now at

Monday, 10 October 2011

Planning Application

The following planning applcation has been received 11/03777/FUL for the erection of a single storey extension (GR 339237/129539) at Meadowside, Aller Drove. The application will be discussed at the next Parish Council meeting on 14 Nov 11. Associated documents are listed below:
Technical Engineering Report ; Combined Plans ; Neighbour List ; Flood Assessment ; County Highways ; Environment Agency ; Application - 56 Days ; Rights of Way

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

NatWest Community Force

NatWest have launched a community initiative called CommunityForce. CommunityForce is a great way for local charities, organisations and groups to raise publicity and attract new volunteers as well as the chance to receive funding.

In each of their CommunityForce areas they will be making awards to three community projects with local people deciding the winners.

Parish Path Liaison Officers

Somerset County Council run a scheme called “Parish Path Liaison Officers” who effectively become the "eyes and ears" of the paths in the parish and Aller currently has a vacancy in the role.

The PPLO can be an individual or group of people who take on the role of walking the paths in the area a minimum of three times a year and reporting any problems. SCC supply a handbook and also a basic toolkit is offered for those who want to carry out minor clearance of vegetation from around stiles and gates.

Please contact any member of the Parish Council if you are interested in filling the vacancy or would like to find out more.

Friday, 2 September 2011

Dog Control Orders

Please be aware that Two new Dog Control Order Notices were brought into effect from 1 July 2011 - Dogs on Leads and Dog Fouling

Tower Mint Medals for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee 2012

 To celebrate the 60 year reign of Her majesty Queen Elizabeth II, The Tower Mint has produced an commemorative medal for schools and councils to honour the occasion. The obverse depicts a portrait of Her Majesty and the reverse shows the Diamond Jubilee emblem. Find out more

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Grass cutters required for Recreation Ground

POSITION VACANT – We require the services of a reliable grass cutter/s. At this time of year, that means cutting once a week and thereafter, from about mid June, at least once a fortnight until October, weather and growing conditions dependent.

Friday, 6 May 2011


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