Welcome to our Parish Website

News Letter October 2021

Monthly draw winners, Carpet Bowls Club, Jumble Sale, Bingo, Health Walks, Artists in TexStyles, Friendshop club, Book club, Parish council and local adverts.

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Toneway - Creech Castle Improvements Project Bulletin

This bulletin is advertising a Drop-In Event organised to give information on this project. It can be viewed by clicking HERE .
Project details can be found on the Griffiths website for this project HERE

A Travel Somerset webpage showing a video, FAQ's and much more information about this work can be found HERE

Please share with friends, family, colleagues, etc and add to social media. The newsletter can also be printed and added to noticeboards as appropriate.


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Parish Council Minutes 1st September 2021

Planning, Highways and Footpaths, Recreational Ground, Neighbourhood plan, Clerk's report, Chairman's report, Money matters...

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Parish Council Meeting Agenda 1/9/2021

LANNING, COUNTY AND DISTRICT COUNCILLORS REPORTS, OPERATION GANNEX AND FLOOD GROUP, VILLAGE PUMP, HIGHWAY AND FOOTPATHS, RECREATIONAL GROUND, TREE PRESERVATION ORDERS, CLERK’S REPORT AND CORRESPONDENCE, CHAIRMAN’S REPORT, NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN, FINANCIAL MATTERS, MATTERS TO REPORT. {example of agenda items}

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COVID-19 RISK ASSESSMENT Link...


Local Plan Issues and Options Document

The first stage was the Issues and Options document. The document looks at key issues for our area and suggests ways we can address these.  The issues we are looking at include how to plan for the places and spaces we live and work in; community services, shops, transport and infrastructure; our wildlife and landscapes; and the climate emergency.

Link to map of Ruishton and Henlade

Link to Appendix 2

Link to Local Plan review 2040


October 2020

Meet your local Police Community Support Officers for Taunton East

If you have any queries, the team can be contacted at: [email protected]

Link to Newsletter


View across parish taken from Thorn Clump

Ruishton Weather

Ruishton has it's own Weather Station site ITAUNT13. The weather monitor is based in the village and measures a number of weather related values, such as temperatures, dew point, wind etc.
This is a great site and I'm sure it will be a great place to get data for a school science project.


Five arch bridge once used by the railway

A VISION FOR RUISHTON & THORNFALCON PARISH


Village playing field with stalls

Village Day July 26th 2018

Facebook Links:
Ruishton, Thornfalcon & Henlade

Useful Documents:
National Cyber Security Centre - Using Passwords
Safer Somerset Partnership - Domestic Abuse Newsletter
Somerset County Council - Environmental Maintenance
Scams - Help Identify and Prevent Scams in Society
Avon & Somerset Police Cyber Protect (Presentation)
Avon & Somerset Police Cyber Protect (Documentation)
Avon & Somerset Police Quick Tips


This website is maintained on a voluntary basis by the residents of the parish of Ruishton, Thornfalcon and Henlade. If you are running a club or business or other organisation within the parish, then you are invited to be included in the website, but don't forget to often update your information.