About this website

This is a website for the residents of Otterhampton Parish and for anyone else wanting to know more about our Parish.

Its purposes are…

  • to provide a useful information source for residents and visitors
  • to encourage residents to engage in our community
  • to promote local community activities

It is maintained and managed by OPRA. However, the views expressed on the website are not necessarily shared by OPRA. If you have any comments or concerns about the website then please use the Contact Us form below.

Please be aware of the Privacy Policy for this website, shown on this page below.

We really welcome feedback! 

  • Is there something you’d like to see added to the site?
  • Have you got an idea for a new way to use this site?
  • Have we got something wrong?

Just click on the black Contact Us box at the foot of the page to send us your thoughts.

The “posts” (news articles) that you can see on the home page are created by nominated individuals who represent particular areas of interest.  If you belong to a group or organisation that is not currently able to post articles, and you would like to be able to contribute, then please use the Contact Us form.

Log in HERE to post an article (nominated individuals only).

Our Privacy Policy

OPRA are committed to protecting your privacy when using the website www.combwich.org.uk and take confidentiality extremely seriously and is compliant with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

Collection of data

This website does not collect or store any personal information, except where you might fill in a contact or booking form. Data supplied on any form will never be sold or passed to third parties or used for marketing purposes but is used purely to communicate with the person who initiated the enquiry.


Use of the www.combwich.org.uk website indicates your consent to the collection and use of information as described in this policy. Any changes to the policy will be posted on this page.


A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded on to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies cannot scan your computer, browse your personal information nor read any material kept on your hard-drive. They have very limited function and are used by many websites to do a number of things, e.g. remembering your preferences, recording what you have put in your shopping basket, and counting the number of people looking at a website.

We do not use cookies for any other purpose than for monitoring our website traffic, ie the number of people who visit the site and which pages they have looked at. This information is collected anonymously using the services of Google Analytics.

Analytical data

We use Google Analytics to provide summary data about visitors. This data is presented as statistics and no individual can be identified, nor can data be analysed to create profiles of individuals.

Google Analytics uses cookies to track which pages are accessed. This data is very useful for establishing the volume of people using the site and the type of content people are most interested in. It allows us to tailor the website content to best serve our users’ needs.

If you wish, you can download a browser add-on from Google which will prevent Google Analytics from collecting data about the website pages you visit.


From time to time we might use photos or other media taken during village or other events to promote the event and website. Please email email us  if you do not wish for any form of media that might contain your image to appear on our website.

We will not knowingly post anything that would be embarrassing, objectionable or hurtful to anyone in the photo. If we know someone is sensitive about such things, if possible we ask them before posting the photo or video.

We will gladly provide credit for particular photos if desired by the photographer and honour any copyright restrictions.

We will immediately remove all material relating to an individual on the website if requested by the legal guardian of the individual or by the individual themselves. Please email us with a full reference to the photo or video and your legal status.

Links to external websites

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of OPRA. No personal information is passed to those websites if you follow a link. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

We will never add links which are knowingly unsafe or malicious, however you should always check the cookies and privacy policies of external sites if you have any concerns.

Copyright, Liability and Ownership

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only and given in good faith. It is provided by OPRA and related contributors, and whilst we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited.

The domain name and website www.combwich.org.uk belongs to OPRA. All users of the Website acknowledge and agree that all Intellectual Property Rights in and relating to the logo, trademarks, designs and title shall be retained by OPRA.

Permission is given to download and print any of the information and images displayed on the website for personal use only. No part of the Website may be copied, transferred or stored on any other website without prior written consent.

Welcome to the website for Combwich, Otterhampton and Steart