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19 Mar News

Glastonbury Citizen of the Year Glastonbury Town Council introduced a Citizen of the Year award a few years ago, recognising the work of an individual whom councillors consider have worked over and beyond for the benefit of the town. Nominations are

22 Oct Fairtrade

Glastonbury is a Fairtrade Town and theTown Council has made a commitment to support Fairtrade and use licensed products with the FAIRTRADE Mark. More information on Fairtrade can be found at Glastonbury is proud to call itself a

26 May Glastonbury Youth Council

The Glastonbury Youth Council meets fortnightly on the 1st and 3rd Thursday in the Month. (with recess in August) We meet in various locations in the community and work closely with Street’s Action 4 Youth. (Streets equivalent youth council). T

17 May A Personal History of Glastonbury

A personal history of Glastonbury by John Brunsdon MBE I well remember my first sighting of Glastonbury Tor in 1952. I had travelled on a pre-war motorcycle across Salisbury Plain, passing Stonehenge, to take up my first job as veterinary assistant t

16 May Committees

Unless stated otherwise members of the public are welcome to attend committee meetings as observers. A361 Members: Councillors D Abbott, J Brunsdon MBE, N Cottle, E George, J Keery, L MacDougall, T Napper, S Thurgood, I Tucker In 2018 there was a pub

16 May Past Mayors

Past Mayors 1705 to present day 2016 Jon COUSINS 2015 Denise MICHELL 2014 James BARRON 2013 Susan THURGOOD 2012 Ian Christopher TUCKER 2011 William KNIGHT 2010 John COLES 2009 Edward Norman JAMES 2008 Thomas BILLING 2007 John BRUNSDON MBE 2006 John C

16 May Civic History

SHORT HISTORY OF GLASTONBURY’S RULING AUTHORITIES by Cllr John Brunsdon MBE Ina, King of the West Saxons, granted Glastonbury a Charter from his capital Town Somerton. This effectively was the start of the Abbey and estate of the twelve hides.

20 Mar Members

Glastonbury has four electoral wards – St Benedicts, St Edmund’s, St John’s & St Mary’s – with four seats in each ward forming a Town Council of sixteen members. The Mayor is Councillor Denise Abbott and the Deputy Mayor is Councillor Alyson Blac

20 Mar Visitor Info

Glastonbury has been a place of pilgrimage and spirituality for centuries and attracts visitors of all faiths and none. With its eclectic High Street crowded with independent shops & cafes, picturesque Abbey ruins and, of course, the Tor there is