About the Parish
Locking is a village and 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 village has a Hall, Church, 2 Pre-Schools, 1 Primary School, 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 Parish Council - Update July 2020 **
In line with Government Guidelines the Parish Council will be holding all Council and Committee meetings where possible via Zoom.
Play equipment in the Park on Grenville Avenue, in accordance with Government Guidelines the play equipment has reopened, please take careful note of the notices situated around the park - this is for your safety (click here) We are disappointed to see that two of the adult exercise equipment which had been closed off where social distancing was difficult to maintain - have been damaged over the weekend of 11/12 July, social distancing notices, ties to stop the equipment from working and tape showing the equipment was closed has been pulled off. It is important that we all adhere to these measures to keep us safe - thank you for your co-operation
Locking Parish Hall is to close from Monday 23 March 2020, due to the current Covid19 outbreak and to help prevent the spread of the virus the Parish Hall will be closed for a deep clean - Locking Parish Council will update as to when the Hall will reopen - we apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance & Accountability Return (AGAR)
The Annual Governance & Accountability Return for the Council Year 2019-20 (as required by The Accounts & Audit regulations 2015, The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, The Accounts and Audit (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020) has now been submitted to the external Auditors (PFK Littlejohn LLP). The full annual return can be viewed here.
The public has the right to inspect the Parish Council’s accounts for the year 2019-20. The full notice of the right to inspect and details of how to do so can be viewed here.
Anyone looking for a little extra cash to deliver Looking @ Locking Parish Magazine?
The next delivery is due out the beginning of August. If you are interested please contact the Clerk on 01934 820786 for further details - over 18 years old only apply
The Public Access 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.
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
05/03/2020 If you are interested in becoming a Parish Councillor, there are two vacancies on the Parish Council. Click here for more information.
Strategic thinkers needed…
Following the workshop at the Parish Hall on Thursday 24th October 2016, the PC would like to thank those that attended. However, the more volunteers the merrier! Please click on the link above to find out more information and to register your interest. Thank you.
LOCKING TO THE FUTURE
Phone: 07786 304862