Locking Parish News


About the Parish

Locking is a  Civil Parish in North Somerset, England. It is a predominantly quiet residential area of North Somerset, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south east of the town of Weston-super-Mare. It sits within the Weston-super-Mare and Villages parliamentary constituency, John Penrose MP is the duly elected representative.

As well as a Doctors Surgery and dispensing Pharmacy the Parish  has 2 community halls and a church hall, Church, 2 Pre-Schools, 2 Primary Schools, a Post Office and many other local businesses.

Here you can find:

Information from Council and Committee meetings
Information on booking the Parish Hall
Who your local Councillors are
How to Contact Us
How to Report a problem 


Locking Book Exchange & Parish Pantries 

Locking Book Exchange at the Locking Parish Hall is open Mondays between 12.30pm - 2.30pm 

The Parish Pantry will be open at Locking Parish Hall, on Tuesdays & Thursdays 09.30-12.30pm just knock at the Parish Council Office for access, the Pantry is open to Locking residents, all that we ask is that you "Take what you need - Leave what you can".

Thanks to all those who have donated to get these facilities up and running, please keep the donations coming in - we are very grateful for any help.

For more information contact clerk@lockingparishcouncil.co.uk



Parish Council - Councillor Vacancies.

As of 25/05/2023 If you are interested in becoming a Parish Councillor, there are 4 vacancies on the Parish Council. This is the link for more information.


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Defibrillator situated at the front of Locking Parish Hall -  What3Words: retrieves.packets.host.

Thanks to all who have supported the effort to get it here. Don’t forget fundraising goes on to obtain a second one for elsewhere in the parish.Defibrillator

We are also looking for a volunteer to carry out monthly checks on the defibrillator.

For more information please contact the Clerk on 01934 820786

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Strategic thinkers needed…Please click on the link above to find out more information and to register your interest. Thank you.





Twitter: @Locking2_Future

Phone: 07786 304862

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