too-many-housesRunning alongside the Charfield Neighbourhood Plan, South Gloucestershire and three other authorities are consulting into the Joint Spatial Strategy and Joint Transport Study.

Recognising the potentially devastating effects these proposals could have on Charfield specifically, there is a meeting for parishioners on Tuesday 6th December at 19:30 in the village hall, where the Parish Council and Ward Councillor will offer thoughts as to why if and how we should respond to the consultations.

2017-2019 Grounds Maintenance Contract

The Grounds Maintenance Contract for 2017-2019 for Charfield Parish Council is now open for tender.  All tenders should be submitted by 17.00 hrs on 30th December 2016 in the format requested.  All queries should be directed to the Clerk, Mrs. Paula Evans at




Village Hall needs your help

Screen Shot 2016-08-01 at 18.48.13The village hall is a valuable asset to the whole village, and the committee who manage it perform outstandingly to keep it operational. Without a solid committee the whole enterprise could fold, and I don’t think anyone in Charfield would want that to happen. Please give some thought to whether you could help in this regard.

The Big Friendly Read!

“Last year, more than 6,700 children in South Gloucestershire took part in the Summer Reading Challenge, giving us the highest participation rate in the South West and a key element in the Time4Reading project. There is no other free reading activity that involves so many children, introduces families to their library, encourages children to choose books freely and independently and is endorsed by parents, teachers and the Department of Education.”

To read more about the Summer Reading Challenge 2016, click here.

Wessex Water / Glanville Survey

We’ve been notified that Wessex Water and their contractor Glanville will be carrying out surveys into the sewerage system across much of Charfield, during 25th – 28th July. Residents should receive letters week commencing 11th July. Operatives will hold ID cards which they will produce if they need access to your property. For any further information, Wessex Water contact details are available from the Parish Council.