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Doulting Parish is located east of Shepton Mallet encompassing Doulting, Prestleigh, Bodden and Waterlip. The parish is bisected by two major roads, the A361 which passes through Doulting and the A371 which passes through Prestleigh. Volunteers operate a Speedwatch in both villages.


The Parish Council has six councillors and a clerk and meets monthly on the second Tuesday of the month, currently via the Zoom platform as a result of Covid restrictions. Councillors contact details can be found on the Parish Council page The council manages the Padfield Green play park and the Glebeland community park, both in Doulting.





The next meeting of Doulting Parish Council is on Tuesday 9th February 2021 commencing at 7.30pm via the Zoom platform. Parishioners may attend the meeting by clicking on the link included at the top of the meeting agenda which is normally published on the Thursday before the meeting.Alternatively, you can contact Alan Butcher, the Parish Clerk at







The Parish Council has unfortunately received complaints about pavements partially obstructed by overhanging hedges and trees. Home owners are reminded that they have a duty to ensure that hedges are kept back from the pavement and that overhanging trees should be cut back as necessary.