Lopen Parish Council

Chairman: Nick Jones Telephone: 01460 241 363
Vice Chairman: Stephen Crane Telephone : 01460 241 412
Councillors:   Ed Moore,  Jed Mark
Lopen Parish Clerk: Lisa Wilson email Parish Clerk  Telephone: 07587 211150

South Somerset District Councillors:
Cllr. Adam Dance  Email Adam
Cllr. Crispin Raikes Email Crispin

Somerset County Councillor:
Cllr. Christopher Le Hardy. email Christopher Telephone: 01935 850212


 Responsibility  Councillor
 Highways  Stephen Crane
 Planning  Nick Jones

 Ed Moore

Report problems with a public right of way

 Lengthsman (Parish Ranger)
 Health & Wellbeing

LPC News and Local Information Circulars


Planning applications have been received as follows, details of which appear on South Somerset District Council website and all of which were dealt with at the Lopen Parish Council Planning Meeting on 6 April 2017 :

Planning Application No 17/0115/FUL; Paul Lindsay; Mendip View Farm. Seavington

Planning Application No 17/00879/FUL - Mr Gary Coughlan; The Trading Post, The Old Filling Station, Lopenhead, South Petherton

Planning Application No 17/00928/FUL, Nick Bragg; Unit 2, Lopen Business Park, Mill Lane, Lopen,

Notice of Vacancies

Lopen Parish Council now has vacancies for three Councillors for which the formal notice period has expired, as has the period for election.  We invite applications for these posts.

The 2015-16 Accounts for Lopen Parish Council have been approved by external auditors, Grant Thornton.  Details of the accounts appear below.

Lopen Parish Council - audited accounts 2015-16

Local audit and accountability

Telecom Mast at Lopen Head Upgrade

19877 O2 U Parish Precon Letter LN 210515 14.43.12.pdf    CTIL 126549_VF 5841_TEF 019877_GA_Rev D.pdf

The above links are to information relating to the proposed upgrade to the telecoms mast situated at Lopen Head.  LPC has responded, having viewed the documents, that the benefit of the changes will outweigh the harm. The upgrade will provide 3G/4G coverage for the local area when completed.

Lopen Parish Council Internal / External Accounts Audits

2014-15 Accounts Audit 

Lopen PC's accounts for 2014-15 have been approved by external auditor Grant Thornton. Please see below notices.

Notice of conclusion of audit 2015.PDF 

Audited Statement of Accounts 204-15

LPC Bank Transaction 2015 

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LPC Minutes

To see the latest minutes click links below, or visit the archive pages for years 2011 - 2014

January 26 2015

April 24 2015 - cancelled

May 19 2015

June 15 2015

There was no meeting in August

September 16th 2015

October 19th 2015

December 14th 2015

January 2016

March 2016

May 2016

June 2016

August 2016

October 2016 

Annexe to Minutes of October 2016

December 2016 

January 2017

March 2017 


To request copies of earlier minutes, please email the Clerk (see above)


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