Re-opening Recycling Centres (Covid-19)

The attached has come from North Somerset Council Waste Management department. Backwell Summer Opening Hours (1 April to 30 September 2020): 10am to 4pm Monday, Tuesday and Friday 9am to 4.30pm Saturday 9am to 4pm Sunday closed Wednesday and Thursday closed bank holidays All the recycling centres, including Backwell will be the following last digit which determines the Car Number Plates Entry System 'odds and evens' so Backwell as follows: Monday and Saturday - Odd Number Plates Friday and Sunday - Even Number Plates Tuesday - Any Number Plate Wednesday and Thursday - Closed Additional information from North Somerset Council Facebook page    

Re-opening Recycling Centres (Covid-19)2020-05-26T09:52:30+00:00


Below are contact details specifically for Backwell and we intend to try to keep this information up to date as things change. At present the recommendation is that (as well as washing your hands with soap frequently and carefully) if you have a raised temperature (37.8 C) and / or a new cough you should self-isolate for a 7 days. If you or a neighbour in Backwell might benefit from non-medical help, please see the below:   BACKWELL PARISH COUNCIL - COMMUNITY RESILIENCE PROGRAMME Some people in Backwell will feel alone during this time of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) whether this be due to self-isolation (precautionary or mandated) or because they fall into one of the higher-risk categories ( Those people may benefit from some friendly regular contact or need some simple help (outside that of a medical nature), and Backwell Parish Council would like to help during this time. [...]

CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION2020-04-18T20:26:48+00:00

Fibre broadband

Some parts of the village of Backwell have fibre to the cabinet (FTTC) broadband, but many others do not. We have been told the more people who check availability and then register for fibre broadband here, the higher up the list for implementation Backwell will be. So if you are hoping to have FTTC as soon as possible, please use the above link including entering your postcode and intention to use FTTC when available.

Fibre broadband2019-06-08T22:01:11+00:00

Update on Parish Council activities May 2018

The Parish Council meeting on 3rd May started with the co-option of a new councillor, Dorothy Baker, usually known as Dot. She was warmly welcomed onto the Council, and we hope her time on the Council will be happy and productive. The Council’s fight to demonstrate that the Joint Spatial Plan is not fit for purpose – this contains the proposal that 700 houses are built up at Grove Farm- continues. An ecologist has been consulted, as well as a highways expert and a transport consultant. MP Liam Fox has written a letter in support of the Council’s position, as well as that of, surrounding parishes which is a positive step. However, there is no doubt that challenging the JSP will cost a great deal of money, and the funding assistance offered by the Backwell Resident’s Association and hopefully Backwell Resistance, will be well used. Concerns about the expansion of [...]

Update on Parish Council activities May 20182018-05-09T11:05:32+00:00