What we do

What we do

The Parish Council is involved in the following activities  –
Street Parish Rooms, 6 Leigh Road, Street  is the location of the Library and Council’s offices and there are 2 meeting rooms on the first floor which are used by the Council and can be hired during the day.  One meeting room is fully accessible via the lift.

Noticeboards for the display of Council and other information are provided on the side of the Parish Rooms and in front of the Crispin Hall in the High Street.

Merriman Park is owned and Street Skate Park is on a long lease and both are managed by the Parish Council.

Strode Road Allotments are managed for the Parish Council by Street and District Allotment Association.

Grants to local organisations including Greenbank Pool, Strode Theatre, Crispin Community Centre,  Mendip Citizens Advice Bureau.

Provision or financial support of local events including Investiture of the New Chair in May,  Merriman Park Fun Day, Older People’s Christmas Tea Party at Brookside School in December and a Christmas event including  lights on the Parish Rooms and in the High Street.

There is a close relationship with Street Twinning Association.  The twinning pledges and gifts are kept at the Parish Rooms in a display cabinet on the first floor.

Financial support of the CCTV monitoring system for Street which is managed by Mendip District Council and involvement in matters such as alcohol restriction zones, street trading, litter bins, grit bins, dog bins and parking restrictions.

Partnership working with a wide range of councils and organisations on matters affecting Street.

Renovation and new projects for Street such as new banners for the High Street area in 2021, refurbishment and alterations to the Parish Rooms in 2020 for Council, Library and community use, a new play area for 0 to 12 year olds in Merriman Park in 2020.

All planning applications are available to view on the Mendip District Council website.  They are usually available approximately one week before the Planning Committee Meeting at which they will be discussed.  Street Parish Council is only able to make recommendations on Planning matters.