Current Campaigns and Activities


  • Introduction of a 20mph zone in Bishops Lydeard
  • Prevent the sale/giveaway of more public land on the Quantock Hills
  • Reduction in vehicle speeds in our villages;
  • Improvements to cycling and walking facilities in our villages
  • Building of a cyclepath between Bishops Lydeard, Cotford, Norton and Taunton
  • Battling fly-tipping.
  • Organising Bishops Lydeard Party in the Park

Party in the Park






  • Fighting Climate Change
  • Promotion of renewable energy

Recent Successes

  • Construction of the roundabout at Bishops Lydeard (A358)
  • New, lower speed limit between Norton Fitzwarren & Staplegrove
  • New, loser speed limit between the A358 and Cotford St Luke
  • Rollout-out of superfast fibre internet service across much of the Lydeard Division. Up to 80mbps;
  • Following intensive lobbying, Somerset Councils agreed to re-open Taunton’s Priorswood Household Waste Recycling Centre;
  • Repairs and improvements to Bishops Lydeard War Memorial;
  • Successful defence of Bishops Lydeard Library from Somerset County Council’s axe;
  • The achievement of numerous highway improvements and maintenance items;
  • Organising the repair of the historic ‘Tramway’ pole at the junction of High, Church and West Streets after it was struck and damaged by a tractor.  April 2010;
  • Co-organiser of Bishops Lydeard Party in the Park for 2010, 2011 & 2012;
  • Achieved the installation of speed monitoring equipment in Bishops Lydeard.
  • More dog waste bins.



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