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 


We aim to update the site at least monthly, although sometimes this may not be possible, Locking Parish Council has accepted the information on their web pages in good faith and every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the information contained within is correct, up to date, and valid. Neither the Parish Council, nor its members or employees, shall be liable in any event for any loss, however arising, that is suffered by any person or party as a consequence of any errors in, or omissions from, this website. Websites to which this site links are the responsibility of their individual authors and owners. Neither the Parish Council, nor its members or employees accepts any responsibility for statements made or opinions expressed in them.


LOCKING PARISH NEEDS YOU - WE NEED MORE VOLUNTEERS TO COME FORWARD PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS or please supply your details to the Clerk on 01934 820786 / 07942 670873 or or please contact The Rev Anne Wilkins on 01934 823556 / 079647 64324

** Locking Parish Council - Update 30th March 2020 **

In line with Government Guidelines the Parish Council have suspended all Council and Committee meetings. Furthermore, all play equipment in the Park on Grenville Avenue should not be used to also comply with Government Guidelines - notices have been placed around the Park to advise.  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. 






COVID-19 ALLOTMENT UPDATE please click here


 YOUR NHS NEEDS YOU - NHS calls for Volunteer Army


 NORTH SOMERSET COUNCIL - FARMER CARING FOR LIVESTOCK -COVID-19 advice and contact details click here

North Somerset Council - Business Support
Helpful link for small businesses regarding the impact of Covid-19 outbreak on their operations ( this will hold the most up to date and local information possible. 
Further enquires can be emailed to where one of the Economy Team will respond as quickly as possible.

Coronavirus Advice  

 Parklands Community Church Support group Locking area

 North Somerset Villages Covid-19Mutual Aid


Temporary Road Close - Canada Combe, Hutton North Somerset - Temporary Prohibition of use by Vehicles Order 2020 Date coming into force: 31 March 2020


Defibrillator 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.
Community-resilience logoCOMMUNITY RESILIENCE  

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.





Twitter: @Locking2_Future

Phone: 07786 304862

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