Run a local business? Make sure you’re getting the COVID-19 support that you’re due!

There is a series of government support schemes for businesses, to help them weather the COVID-19 crisis. This article by Business in North Somerset summarises all the the various schemes that are available to access. These include tax support, grants and loans, rates holidays/relief, sick pay compensation, retail grants, a job retention scheme and a £10K grant […]

Fairtrade Update

In case anyone was wondering about the importance of Fairtrade to communities in the developing world, please take a look at this post from Fairtrade International: The news we’re hearing from the fields is devastating. Tens of thousands of workers in the tea and flower sectors have lost their livelihoods, most without any financial safety […]

Thirsty trees! (An Update)

Hope everyone’s keeping safe and well and hopefully enjoying your gardens and our outside spaces 🙂 This is just a reminder to all who collected a tree from the community market in January to please remember to water your newly planted tree as we’ve hardly had a drop of rain for a month! A good […]

Neighbourhood Plan open for comment

After much hard work, the Neighbourhood Plan for Abbots Leigh, Ham Green, Pill & Easton-In-Gordano is open for comment and can be found on the Plan web-site (where there is also a two-page summary) and in addition there is a print version (posted here as a PDF). Local consultation was due to take place […]