Archive | March, 2016

We offer our solidarity with the people of Belgium

Today as last year in Paris, the values we hold dear are under attack. Tolerance, equality, democracy. People in this country will argue vociferously over the next two months about whether we should or should not belong to the European Union. We won’t fight each other on the streets, the rival factions will not bomb

Bridgwater Tidal Barrier drop-in session

Sedgemoor District Council have just passed us a press release relating to a drop-in information session to let people know more about the proposed River Parrett Tidal Barrier. The drop in session is on Thursday, March 10th between 2.00 and 7.00pm at Bridgwater Art Centre in Castle Street. The Environment Agency and Sedgemoor District Council

Walking for Angel

As I sit in relative comfort writing this, Sam Pratt is setting off to Yorkshire to complete the 3 Peaks Challenge. Sam, who works for the National Animal Welfare Trust (Heavens Gate Farm) at the bottom of High Ham is trying to raise money for one of the dogs at the centre. Angel, a Staffordshire

Panels where they should be

We have long since raged about the proliferation of solar farms on prime agricultural land whilst our roofs remain untouched. So congratulations to Langport Town Trust and the local Transition Group led by Cara Naden. Last summer Ms Naden who is also vice chair of Langport Town Council suggested applying to the Marks & Spencer