Somerset County Council Climate Emergency Community Fund

SCC have a £1 million fund for projects that will help reduce carbon emissions and/or reduce consumption. Parish Councils are invited to bid for between £5,000 and £75,000 for innovative projects

Norton St Philip Parish Council will be discussing this at its October and November meetings with a view to putting in an application later in the year. Suggestions from residents of the Parish will be welcomed. Please send any suggestions to: Deadline 10 October 2020.

Further details of the fund are available here:

Proposals for a Unitary Council in Somerset

Proposals for a Unitary Council in Somerset


The Parish Council has received two proposals for a new unitary council in Somerset. The first entitled ‘One Somerset’ is from Somerset County Council. The second entitled ‘Stronger Somerset’ is from the existing District Councils in Somerset. Both have been sent to the Secretary of State who is expected to give his views on these towards the end of the year or early next year. Details of both these proposals are below for information. All comments gladly welcomed.


Stronger Somerset Exec Summary

Stronger Somerset Prospectus