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Keinton Mandeville

Keinton Mandeville is a village in the Southeast of Somerset. It lies midway between the market towns of Somerton to the West, and Castle Cary to the East.

The origins date back to the Roman times, and Keinton grew both because of the local "Blue Lias" stone and being situated on the coach route from London to the South West.

The Church of St. Mary Magdalene dates from the 13th century and the rapid growth of the population in the mid 19th century led to the building of the Methodist Church in 1843.

Today the village has a population of around 1,000 people. Keinton Mandeville Primary School, located near the centre of the village, achieves some of the highest academic standards in the area.

The village hall, built-in 1998, is in almost constant use with bookings for adult education classes, pilates, short mat bowling, sea scouts, brownies, a daily Doctor's surgery .... to mention just a few.

Sports are well catered for in Keinton with the playing field with play area and tennis court, a skateboard park, "Happy Tracks" children's play area, and more recently the addition of a MUGA.

Please also see our Village website  - click HERE

Latest Parish News

Local Council Elections May 2022

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March 2022
Local Council Elections 2022

A notice from SALC – Somerset Association of Local Councils

May 2022 Local Council Elections:

Residents should be aware by now that local elections are taking lace in Somerset on May 5th. These lections cover Town and Parish Councils as well as the County Council

The window for nominations opens in just two weeks’ time.

Prospective Candidates:

Parish Councils are always looking for new people to become involved and stand for election.

Sometimes it can be difficult to describe what it is that a Parish Council does, but anyone thinking of standing for election will want to know this before putting themselves forward.

Free SALC Forum:

Monday 21st March @ 6:00pm

This event is for anyone who is interested in standing for election / becoming a councillor but would like to know a little more.

We will have a handful of existing Councillors online who will share their experiences and answer any questions.

To register in advance for this meeting, go to;

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsceGrqDkqHtCMfZUJs8lRxjYz3yfYCb_P

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Community Risk Management Plan - Consultation

16

November 2021
Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Community Risk Management Plan - Consultation


The Parish Council has received the following from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue, please feel free to complete the survey should you wish to do so.

We have started consultation on our draft Community Risk Management Plan which outlines the risks in our communities and how we plan to manage those risks to make people safer. This is a regular review of our strategic plan, formerly known as the Integrated Risk Management Plan. The proposed draft Community Risk Management Plan will run from April 2022 until 2027.

We are capturing the views of people across Devon and Somersetin an online survey 

More information can be found by visiting www.dsfire.gov.uk/community-risk-plan

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