HRH Duke of Edinburgh

10.06.1921 – 09.04.2021

10.06.1921 – 09.04.2021

It is with great sadness that South Petherton Parish Council have learnt of the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and would like to extend our deepest condolences to HRH Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family.

Buckingham Palace said: “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

“His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.

“Further announcements will made in due course.

“The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.”

Buckingham Palace has provided a link to the online book of condolence for HRH Prince Philip for those wishing to pay their respects –


Change of PC meeting dates – IMPORTANT

Please note that Parish Council meeting dates have changed. There will no longer be Parish Council meetings on Thursday 8th April or Monday 10th May. Here are the updated dates


MONDAY 29th March 2021

6.30pm Open Spaces

7pm Planning

7.30pm Parish Council


Monday 3rd May 2021 – AMPC

7pm Planning

7.30pm Annual Meeting of the Parish Council




If you see something in South Petherton that you want to report please use the links below

Abandoned vehicle

Accumulation of waste

Benefits – change in circumstance

Bin collection

Breach of Planning Regulations

Broken glass

Business rates

Council tax

Damage to South Somerset District Council owned property

Dead animal

Dog attack or dangerous dog

Dog fouling

Dog found or stray dog

Dog lost

Dog mess bin problem

Drains or sewer

Drug litter




Grass that needs cutting

Leaves that need sweeping


Litter bin problem

Nuisance light

Nuisance noise

Nuisance odour

Nuisance smoke or bonfire

Overgrown Hedge

Overgrown shrub or flower bed

Tree issue

Vehicle parked on a grass verge

Vomit or human faeces


If you see a problem with any of the following please click on the links below to report the fault


Street lighting


Overgrown hedges / verges on a public highway

Flooding or mud on the road

Soil run off on the road

Hazards on road

Dead animals on road

Pavements and cyclepaths

Covid-19 Where to get help in South Petherton

The South Petherton Community Support Team (SPCST)

01460 510022

SPCST have produced a directory which has been printed and delivered to all houses in South Petherton by the TA13 team.

Click Here to download the SPCST Directory Jan 2021

SPCRT are in touch with the pharmacies and local businesses and encouraging people to “help themselves” by using deliveries from N&D news, butchers, bakers, green grocers etc and pharmacies.

They have their number up and running 01460 510022. Please ring this number if you need help. Leave a message if you need assistance with wellbeing, befriending or if you need help and can’t find it elsewhere.


Somerset County Council HELPLINE:

Help is available for anyone in Somerset who may need additional support. The five councils in Somerset have been working together since the first lockdown to provide a single phone number for anyone in Somerset who needs Coronavirus-related support.

Residents are reminded they can call 0300 790 6275 if they need any help themselves or are concerned about relatives or neighbours. Lines are open seven days a week between 8am and 6pm.