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ArcTanGent Festival

In the event that you have any comments or concerns about the Arctangent music festival, please feel free to visit us at Fernhill Farm by making yourselves known to anyone with a radio and asking for a member of the management team.  Alternatively, you can call or text Simon on 07763 363477.  If you can’t get through, please leave a message and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.

Casual Vacancies on Priddy Parish Council
There are currently two vacancies on the Parish Council.  For more information, please contact the Clerk. 
Queen's 90th Birthday Beacon

A goodly number of people form Priddy and beyond gathered at Deer Leap on Thursday 21st April for the lighting of the Queen's 90th Birthday Beacon.  It may have been a chilly evening but there was a warm Priddy community spirit as ever.

As dusk fell, the Beacon was lit


Wildflower Walk in Priddy Saturday 11th June

Somerset Wildlife Trust will be leading a wildflower walk in Priddy on Saturday 11th June and all are welcome. 

There will be two walks - to test out proposed routes for Wildflower Walk cards the Priddy Save Our Magnificent Meadows group is working on.  Each walk will be around 4 miles - with a stop in the middle for either a picnic or pub lunch!  

Final details will be in June Pew - or contact Glenda for further information (01749) 678949

Priddy Cricket Team

Friendly twenty / twenty marches against teams from neighbouring villages on Wednesday nights from 6:00pm
All Standards welcome
Net sessions begin 29th March
Contact Daniel Flury (01749) 678875 or for further details 

Clean for the Queen - 5th March
Fifteen people (two not shown in the photograph) gathered on the Green on Saturday morning.  One of their number was the MP for Wells, James Heappey.  

Mendip AONB 

Mobile Library
The Somerset Libraries Mobile Service makes a stop at two locations in the Village on Friday each month.  Please click to see more details Visits by the Mobile Library
The New Inn 
The New Inn has been sold to Mr Russell Sage, who grew up locally.  Mr Sage runs an Interior Design Company and has undertaken many projects in the hospitality sector, examples of what his company does at

Mr Sage does not expect to be able to start renovation work before the summer but is very keen to get local advice and guidance to steer his plans.  He says that he hopes everyone will be patient as the wait will be worth it!

The Flagpole

Before it was up - preparing for erection!! 
Refuse and recycling collections 

Changes to Waste Recycling Centres
Changes to recycling centre opening hours and other information can be found here - New hours leaflet.pdf
Priddy Group Oil Buying
As part of a Priddy Parish Council initiative we have now delivered many tanker loads home heating oil to Priddy residents and have been able to demonstrate some good cost savings.

If you would like to be included in the scheme and live within the Priddy Parish please contact Alan Hutfield on 01749 870092 or email