Friday, 31 October 2014

Dredging work finishes

 The Environment Agency completed the dredging on the Rivers Parrett and Tone on Wednesday 29th October.

They have successfully removed just over 130,000m³ of silt from the two rivers during the 7 month dredge. The work will help to reduce the likelihood and duration of flooding to properties on Curry Moor and North Moor, the A361 and the west Coast mainline.
Read the last bulletin here. Check out the details below.

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Agenda for Parish Council meeting 3rd Nov

The Agenda for the Parish Council Meeting, to be held in the Village Hall at 7.30 on Monday, Nov 3rd is now available here.

Friday, 24 October 2014

Dredging Update

Work on dredging the confluence of the Tone and Parrett is coming to an end. The latest Dredging Bulletin (#35) is likely to be the last but one. It has information on the road closure situation around Burrowbridge and Moorland which may be of interest to anyone travelling in that direction.

Firing notice 27/10

Here is the latest notification of firing activity on the Langport Range. This covers the period 27/10 to 9/11/14

Saturday, 11 October 2014

Revised date for Parish Council meeting

In order to meet the deadline for the Parish Council to comment on the planning application for the proposed Solar Installation at Aller Court it has been necessary to bring forward the next Aller Parish Council meeting to Monday 3rd November at 7.30pm in the Village Hall.

Details of the application can be found on the SSDC Planning website but a copy of the plans will be made available in the parish for those who cannot access the website or who have difficulty viewing them online.

Parishioners who wish to make their comments known to the Planning Authority can do so via the SSDC website (link above) or in writing to South Somerset District Council, Brympton Way, Yeovil, BA20 2HT quoting the reference 14/04300/FUL
A copy of the plans are now at St Andrew's Church Aller in a clearly marked box at the rear of the church by the main entrance. The church is open during daylight hours.

Sunday, 5 October 2014

Proposed Solar Power Installation at Aller Court Farm

Proposed Solar Power Installation at Aller Court Farm

A planning application has been submitted to South Somerset District Council for the proposed development at Aller Court Farm. Documents relating to the application have not yet been uploaded to the SSDC site but will be made available here <

Aller Parish Council will be invited to comment on the application. Because of the time constraints that apply to planning issues it is likely that it will be necessary to arrange an additional PC meeting which will take place at Aller Village Hall. The meeting will be held in public as usual. Once a date is arranged further details will be posted on the website,

Friday, 3 October 2014

Dredging update 32a

Here is the latest update on the dredging, issued by the Environment Agency.

Langport Range

The latest information on times of firing on Langport Range is available here. This covers the period 13 to 26/10.

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Community Update from EA

new_concrete_beam_at_allermoor_spillwayLots of news of progress with dredging and re-instatement works in our area in this update from the Environment Agency - including news of the Allermoor spillway (pictured left) and Aller Drove projects.