Plastic Free Street

Plastic Free Street

 Street Parish Council would like Street to gain plastic free status and it is seeking volunteers to manage this.  Councillor Stuart Dowden will be happy to meet volunteers and form a group which will work with, but separate to the Council. 

There are 5 objectives which need to be met in order to achieve plastic free community status  –

 Further information on the plastic free communities can be found at :     


Notice of election published for district and parishes

Formal ‘notice of election’ for the forthcoming District Council and Parish, Town and City Council elections has been published, today (Monday 18th March). 

Voters will go to the polls to elect councillors in 34 Mendip District Council wards and there will also be 71 parish elections on Thursday 2 May 2019.  

The publication of the notice means that from 19 March, completed nomination papers can be received by the Returning Officer at the Mendip District Council’s offices, the Shape Mendip Hub, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT.   

Nomination papers for completion by prospective candidates are available now from the council offices and can be downloaded from the Council’s website at You can also call Mendip’s Electoral Services Team on 01749 341391 or 01749 341475 and a nomination pack will be posted to you. 

Stuart Brown, Mendip District Council Chief Executive and Returning Officer, said: “From Tuesday 19 March completed nomination forms for the local district and parish elections can be returned. I would urge anyone thinking of standing for election to complete their form as soon as possible and ensure it is returned to us by hand by 4pm on Wednesday 3 April.

 “I would also remind anyone who has yet to register to vote that there’s still time to do so. Just go to or call Mendip’s elections team on 01749 341391 or 01749 341475.”



Annual Parish Meeting


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual Parish Meeting

for 2019 will be held in the John Webster Room, Street Parish

Rooms, 6 Leigh Road, Street on Tuesday, 19th March, 2019

commencing at 6.30 p.m.

Electors of the Parish are permitted to attend and to put questions

relating to the affairs of the Parish to the Chairman of the Meeting.

The guest speaker will be Brian Walton, Head of Brookside School who will speak on the crisis in education, particularly in relation to Street.

The meeting will be followed by the ordinary monthly meeting of

the Council. The Planning Committee will meet at 6.30 p.m. on

21st March in the John Webster Room, Street Parish Rooms, 6 Leigh

Road, Street.

Cllr. N.M. Swift

Chairman of Street Parish Council

March, 2019