Published: 6 Feb 23

This morning the Parish Council received notification of a temporary road closure for today Dray Road, Odcombe to enable Openreach to carry out works on overhead structure. Please visit where you will see the map of the affected area (in red), together with the supplied diversion route (in blue). Read More...

Road Closure

Published: 3 Feb 23

The Parish Council have been made aware of a planned road closure. Camp Road, West Coker and Odcombe Please follow the link to view the above road closure; The works are expected to commence on 27th February 2023 and last for 5 days(09:30-15:30) to enable Openreach to carry out underground works.. The contractor has indicated that access for Emergency Services through the site is permitted For any further information about this closure please contact Sunbelt Rentals on 0370 0500 792, quoting reference: ttro774102SS Read More...

Lower Odcombe Speed Limit

Published: 23 Jan 23

The Parish Council are currently assessing the feasibility of the introduction of a 20mph speed limit zone in Lower Odcombe. However, the process is extremely difficult and takes a considerable amount of time and resource. A successful outcome is also far from guaranteed. To assist with our efforts residents are asked to report any occurrences where damage has been observed to vehicles or property or instances of dangerous driving in Lower Odcombe to the Clerk to the Parish Council at The information received will then be collated for regular updates to the Parish Council and County Councillors. Read More...

Car Parking Issues

Published: 21 Jan 23

The Parish Council has been made aware of a number of car parking-related issues throughout the village. These include the blocking driveways and access to homes, reducing visibility at junctions, parking on grass verges and so on. Whilst the Parish Council has no direct powers with regard to parking it would politely ask residents to be considerate of the needs of others and respectful toward the amenity of the village. Read More...



Published: 16 Dec 22

Please be aware that we have received a notification of a TTRN (urgent / emergency) road closure at Dray Road, Odcombe which commenced on 15th December 2022 - 21st December 2022 (15:30 - 23:59) for a total of 7 days. This will enable Wessex Water to carry out service repair works. Read More...

Ham Hill receives National Lottery Heritage Fund Grant

Published: 15 Dec 22

Ham Hill has been awarded a grant of £1.6 million from the National Lottery’s Heritage Fund for its project ‘Uncovering Ham Hill’s past for its future”. Read More...

Water Supply Issues

Published: 11 Dec 22

Wessex Water are investigating a number of water supply issues in the village Read More...


Published: 8 Dec 22

These easy to use camera units connect directly to your smartphone or tablet (either Android or Apple), providing a thermal image of your home or building. The image can be used to identify potential improvements within your home to improve energy efficiency and reduce bills. Available to loan upon request from: Bruton, Castle Cary, Chard, Crewkerne, Ilminster, Langport, Martock, Milborne Port, Somerton, South Petherton, Wincanton and Yeovil Libraries. For more info visit: NB: Borrowers need to be 18yrs +and full members of Somerset Libraries Read More...

Parish Council Facebook Page

Parish Council Facebook Page

Published: 30 Nov 22

Odcombe Parish Council now has its own dedicated Facebook page. Please feel free to take a look and share with friends. Read More...

Lower Odcombe Speed Limit

Lower Odcombe Speed Limit

Published: 28 Oct 22

Following discussions with local residents the Council are to work closely with Somerset County Council on undertaking a feasibility study to reduce the speed limit through Lower Odcombe to 20mph (click heading for more details) Read More...

Road Closure Notice

Published: 8 Oct 22

Temporary Road ttro728768SS - Dray Road, Boundhay and Cherry Lane, Odcombe. The works are expected to commence on 1st November 2022 and last for 4 days to enable Tlu Contracts Ltd to carry out rodding, roping and testing existing duct on behalf of Openreach. Read More...

Chinnock Hollow

Published: 3 Oct 22

Council calls public meeting to discuss next steps for Chinnock Hollow. Click on title for more information. Read More...

Book of Condolence/laying of flowers

Published: 10 Sep 22

Following the sad news of the death of Her Majesty The Queen, a Book of Condolence will be placed in the Parish Church of St. Peter and St. Paul and available for signing from Sunday 11th September between the hours of 10.00am and 4.00pm. The Book of Condolence will remain in place until 4:00pm the day after the funeral. Flowers can also be laid at the Church in a designated area. However, please can we ask that no plastic wrapping is used. Read More...

Queen Elizabeth II

Published: 9 Sep 22

All of us at Odcombe Parish Council are deeply saddened to hear of Her Majesty the Queen's passing. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the Queen's family and to all those in our community who are mourning her loss. May she rest in peace. Details of a place for residents to lay flowers and an opening of a Book of Condolence will be published later today. Read More...

Temporary Road Closure

Published: 25 Aug 22

Temporary Road Closure: ttro518302SS - Chevron - Old Road, Odcombe. The works are expected to commence on 19th September 2022 and last for 14 days to enable Chevron to carry out urgent wall repairs Read More...

Village Hall Defibrillator

Published: 4 Aug 22

The defibrillator located at the Village Hall will be out of service for part of Friday 5th August as it requires an important software update. There is a defibrillator located in the Phone Box, Lower Odcombe which will remain in-service. Read More...

Lower Odcombe defibrillator

Published: 2 Aug 22

On Monday 8th August 2022, there will be an official opening of the Lower Odcombe defibrillator, situated in the Phone Box. The installation of this defibrillator by Odcombe Parish Council was made possible by kind support from Greensleeves Nursery & Farm Shop, Lower Odcombe Read More...

Ham Hill Heritage Fund Project Consultation 14th July

Published: 24 Jun 22

For more details, please see link to poster

Road Closure 12th July

Published: 17 Jun 22

Ham Hill Road, Odcombe. 12th July 2022 and last for 6 hours (09:00 - 15:30) to enable Utility Services Ltd to carry out poling works on behalf of BT Openreach. Read More...

Parish Councillor Vacancy

Published: 31 May 22

The Council have 3 vacant positions. If you are interested, please get in touch with the Clerk; Read More...

Waste Collections - June 2022

Published: 30 May 22

Details of changes to waste collection dates due to Jubilee holidays Read More...

Village Of The Year Award Ballot

Published: 30 May 22

In 2020 the village was awarded an amount of £2000 as winner of the village of the year. Voting will take place over the Jubilee weekend to determine how the Village wishes the money to be spent Read More...

Road Closure 30th/31st May

Published: 5 May 22

Camp Road, West Coker and Odcombe

Road Closure 3 - 5 May

Published: 4 May 22

Dray Road - Donne Lane

2022 Annual Parish Meeting

Published: 4 Apr 22

Why not come along to the 2022 Annual Parish Meeting - 11th April 2022 commencing at 8:00pm in the Village Hall Read More...

Temporary Road Closure

Published: 26 Feb 22

Boundhay - from the junction with Dray Road, northwards for a distance of 42 metres to be closed between 21st March and 29th April 2022. Read More...


Published: 2 Feb 22

Clerk to the Parish Council

Covid 19 Vaccinations

Published: 22 Dec 21

Details of where any one over the age of 12 can get vaccinated Read More...


Published: 30 Nov 21

Latest news as a result of the new variant Read More...

Avian Flu

Published: 8 Nov 21

Avian Flu - regulations now in force

Chinnock Hollow

Published: 11 Oct 21

An update on Chinnock Hollow from County Councillor Keating Read More...

£5,000 grants to help rural businesses bounce back

Published: 31 Aug 21

The Rural Services Grant Fund is part of a £6m package of funding from Somerset County Council which aims to kickstart the county’s economy. Read More...

Scams - HMRC

Published: 21 Jul 21

Beware of scams purporting to come from HMRC


Published: 14 Jul 21

Lifting of restrictions from 19th July

Solar Power Offer

Published: 24 May 21


Private Fostering

Published: 15 Mar 21


South Somerset NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

Published: 15 Mar 21

Are you at risk of diabetes?

Coronavirus help

Published: 7 Jan 21

For help with wellbeing and mental health during this lockdown Read More...

Volunteers for Somerset Sight needed

Published: 22 May 20

Volunteers needed for Somerset Sight - can you help? Read More...

Fly tipping

Published: 24 Apr 20

Reporting fly tipping

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