Local links

Below are some useful local and other links for Cheddar residents and visitors alike.

POLICE

Avon and Somerset Constabulary 
Police and Crime Commissioner
Police.UK local crime statistics

GOVERNMENT

cpc_buttonCheddar Parish Council
The parish council is the closest level of council authority to the people of Cheddar. This site covers matters such as local planning, footpaths, sports fields, and local amenities.

Sedgemoor District Council
North Somerset Council (neighbouring area north of Cheddar)
Mendip District Council (neighbouring area east of Cheddar)
Somerset County Council
Somerset Waste

Parliament

The polling station for Cheddar voters, for national and local elections, is normally Church House, in Church Street, corner of Parson’s Pen.

Local Member of Parliament (Wells Constituency)

James Heappey. Conservative Party, 3c Town Street, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5BD. Twitter @JSHeappey

GENERAL

Listed buildings in Cheddar | 2011 Census | Visit Somerset | Mendip Hills AONB | Natural England | Exmoor National Park

ELECTRICITY SUPPLY

Regardless of who bills you for your electricity, Western Power Distribution are responsible for local supply

WATER and SEWERAGE

Bristol Water (local water supply)
Wessex Water (sewerage services)

COMMUNITY GROUPS

Village Agents 

My Cheddar – Cheddar’s local community project group

Action for Happinessmovement for positive social change

Ourwatch neighbourhood scheme

Blood donationsearch on Cheddar – sessions are at Church House

Your Square Mile – local initiatives database

Keep Britain Tidy – information on dog fouling and the law

Fix My Transport – report problems with your transport services

Fix My Street – report problems with public highways and street furniture

Petrol Prices – find the cheapest prices locally

ROAD SAFETY

Crashmap for local road accident data 
Brake (the road safety charity)
Think Amy – promoting safer driving

LOCAL HISTORY / PHOTOS

Memories of Cheddar Facebook Group – local people sharing family photos and stories

Time Team in Cheddar Gorge

Genealogical records

Cheddar Gorge Flood, July 1968
Head Rambles  |  Flickr photos

Swiss Air Disaster 1973

CAR SHARING

Carshare Somerset | National Car Share | Liftshare | MyLifts.com | Gocarshare.com

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