Forthcoming Events


Barrington has its own Facebook Group.  Paul Jessop has kindly set this up and it can be found by logging on to Facebook and searching for 'Barrington Village Somerset'. It's an open group so anyone can apply to join provided you already have a Facebook account.  


A reminder that the next meeting is tonight at 7:45. We will be hosting a Gardener’s QuestionTime with Christine Brain (Head Gardener at Barrington Court) and Pete Belben (who for nearly 40 years was the Kitchen Gardener at Barrington Court) on the panel.    Don’t forget that we will also be having a Flower of the Month competition.   


There have been several recent incidents of fly-tipping in the parish.  Whilst this is a very difficult thing to prevent from happening, the Parish Council are asking everyone to be vigilant and to note any vehicle acting suspiciously as this can be passed to the authorities to try to catch those responsible. Please pass any useful information onto the Clerk.


For the attention of all parents/carers with a child due to start or transfer school in September 2019. If your child is due to start school for the first time (will be age 4 before 1st September 2019) or due to transfer to a junior, middle, secondary or upper school then it is very important you make an on time school place application. Deadline for primary admissions  is 15th January 2019. Deadline for secondary admissions 31st October 2018 

To download the primary or secondary booklet for parents, to make an on-line application and for further information please visit our website Please phone 0300 123 2224 if you require a paper application form or further advice.  


The photo Left to Right shows PC Toni-Marie Lines, Don Bourne (Vice-Chairman Barrington PC), Marion Cooper (Fitness Expert) and then far right at back District Cllr Derek Yeomans joined by parents and children from Barrington.


If any Barrington resident is in need of a lift to local services/facilities the ‘Ring a Ride’ service is back in operation. For assistance please call Pat McGarry on 07773 101520.


With colder weather approaching, the Parish Council wish to remind villagers of the position regarding the grit bins in the village.  During snowy or icy weather, the grit can be used by villagers on public highways– both roads and pavements.  The grit is not for use on private property – please ensure that you have your own personal supply of salt or grit for your own use.  


The Parish Council have been receiving complaints about increasing amounts of dog mess in several areas of the village.  Areas of concerns are Gibbs Lane, Denmans Lane, Main Street, Ruskway Lane and the footpaths that run along the top of the hill from the football club.  Many responsible dog owners clear up after their dogs. But there are a few persistent offenders who do not.  SSDC Enforcement Officers are involved and have been appealing for more information.  If you can help, please call them on 01935 462462.