About The Council

The Parish Council is composed of three wards Brimsmore Ward (6 councillors)  Combe Ward (2 councillors) and Lyde Ward (7 councillors)

The Parish Council generally meets monthly on the last Tuesday of the month except for the month of December when meetings are held on an earlier Tuesday, there is no parish council meeting held in August. 

There are six Parish Noticeboards - Outside the play area in Johnson Park, near the bus shelter in Greenwood Road, next to the bus shelter at Hundredstone, Mudford Road, outside the shop in Cavalier Way, outside the Church Hall in Yeovil Marsh and near the play area above Shackleton Road in Wyndham Park. Agendas, notices and the addresses and telephone numbers of the Councillors and the Clerk are displayed on the Noticeboards. The Clerk's telephone number is also displayed on the play area sign in Johnson Park play area and on the Parish Council's allotment gate at Yeovil Marsh.

Management and Administration
Joint representation on the Yeovil Cemetery and Crematorium Committee with South Somerset District Council and Yeovil Town Council.

Part owner of the Crematorium with South Somerset District Council

The Parish owns an allotment field with 27 allotments and an area of redundant allotment land rented out to grazing.
There is one play area that the Parish Council maintains at Johnson Park - however the land is owned by Yeovil Sports Club.

Yeovil Without Parish Council Allotments at Yeovil Marsh
There are 27 Parish Council Allotments. If you are interested in renting an allotment plot then please contact the Clerk. 

Rent is £14.50 a year from 1st April each year. (Increasing by 50p per annum).

Representation on the following bodies:

Birchfield Community Association
Yeovil Sports Club Management Committee
Somerset Association of Local Councils South Area Committee
Yeovil Cemetery & Crematorium Committee
Woborn Almshouses Committee
John Nowes Exhibition Foundation
District Council Area South Committee
Tree Warden
Yeovil in Bloom
Wyndham Park Community Association
South Somerset Disability Forum
Westfield Community Association
Yeovil Town Centre Partnership

Facilities within the Parish:

Johnson Park Play Area in the grounds of Yeovil Sports Club
Parish allotments at Yeovil Marsh
Yeovil Marsh Church and Church Hall
Public Houses - Great Lyde and Fleur de Lys
Shopping areas - Wessex/Greenwood Road, Cavalier Way including post office, Runnymede Road and Glenthorne Avenue
Bucklers Mead Academy and Sports Centre where we hold our monthly Parish Council Meetings
Birchfield Community Hall