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Saturday 15 February 2020 - next Saturday


Open to Members & Non-Members

Retired police officer and Neighbourhood Watch member Jon Hawes, has kindly volunteered to share his expertise with us and will cover the following topics:-

  • Myths around burglaries and vehicle crime.

  • How criminals choose a property to burgle.

  • Removing opportunity.

  • The few victims that may be specifically targeted and how.

  • What the Police are capable of doing, and realistic expectations in this time following severe cuts to Policing.

  • How to identify 'suspicious' activity and why you should report it. 

  • How to record and report something you see.

  • Why people shouldn't fear reporting something, and why timeliness is crucial.

  • What happens to information you give? 

  • If you discover you are a victim, what to do and what not to do.

There will be an opportunity for questions and just as importantly, a cup of tea and biscuit!

Local Services

Household waste collection days


You can find your collection day within Interactive Mapping on Line.

Click here to launch Interactive Mapping Online.

Having launched the application, enter your postcode and select your house from the list.

Next, click within the boundary of your property (not on the house itself) to view the information.  


Alternatively you can contact Sedgemoor District Council's Customer Services

on 0845 408 2540  or email:


Somerset Mobile Library


This schedule gives details of mobile library stops in Chilton Polden. For further information contact Libraries Direct on 0845 3459177 or visit

Chilton Polden
Chapel Close Junction TA7 9EP 11.50 - 12.10
Church Lane TA7 9 DY 12.15 - 12.30
Goose lane TA7 9ED 12.35 - 12.50
Lunch 1.05 - 2.05

Visits on Mondays - every 4 weeks



Lending a Helping Hand

Are you struggling to provide for your needs or those of your family? Perhaps you have a friend or neighbour who might benefit.

The J A F Luttrell Charity is a local charity which can help all ages who need assistance in times of difficulty. If you live in Edington, Chilton Polden, Catcott, Burtle or Cossington you can apply for a grant by writing to:-


Mrs A Auld, Clerk to the Trustees,

West Close, Church Road, Edington, Somerset, TA7 9JT


Applications need to be received by

Monday 24th February 2020

to be considered at the next meeting. All details are confidential.

Village Contacts

Chilton Polden is a small rural village situated on the slopes of the Polden hills north of the A39. It is easily reached by road from all the surrounding communities including the bigger ones of Street and Bridgwater.


The hall is ideal for groups of 40-45 people for meetings, classes, celebrations and children's parties with chairs and tables available if required.

Edington Surgery  

Tel: 01278 722077


Polden Post

Edington and District History Group

The group covers all the Poldens, but centres on Edington, Chilton Polden, Catcott and Burtle.

Somerset Village Agent

Kirsten Rushby.  

For free and confidential

practical support to local

people and community groups. 

click here for details

  • Facebook - Black Circle
Chilton Polden Playing Field Association

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