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Parish Council  Agenda 3/3/2021

PLANNING, 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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News Letter March 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, Blackbrook Bridge

Since December, we have dressed the verges with topsoil, installed concrete watersheds to the lighting columns on the outbound carriageway and continued and completed traffic signal works.
Upcoming works:
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Parish Council Minutes January 2021

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

VACANCY ON RUISHTON & THORNFALCON PARISH COUNCIL

Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 87 of the Local Government Act 1972 that    a vacancy has occurred in Ruishton Ward in Ruishton & Thornfalcon Parish.

Unless a request for an election to be held is submitted in writing to the Returning Officer of Somerset West and Taunton Council, West Somerset House, Killick Way, Wilton, TA4 4QA by 15th February 2021 by ten electors for the Ruishton Ward, the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by co-option.

If an election is requested, a poll cannot currently take place until 6 May 2021 as a result of the Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 and the Coronavirus Act 2020’.

Heather Bryant
Clerk to the Council
Northay House
Northay
Chard
TA20 3DN

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Parish Council (Extra Meeting) Agenda 26/1/2021

PARISHIONERS QUESTION TIME (ON GENERAL PARISH MATTERS)

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Survey for Adult Exercise/ Fitness Equipment for Ruishton Playing Field

The Parish Council are considering purchasing some Low Level Fitness Equipment to be installed in Ruishton Playing Field which will be aimed at the 14 - adult age group. It will be suitable for all people wishing to improve their fitness levels and will compliment the rest of the Play Equipment and extend the playing field use to everyone regardless of age.

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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.

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Link to Local Plan review 2040


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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]

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Scarecrows from the annual Ruishton Flower Show's Scarecrow Trail

Dr Hay - Scarecrow

Despite having to cancel this year's Ruishton Flower Show the committee decided to go ahead with the annual Scarecrow Trail to help bring the community together and raise smiles all round. The Trail was held from Sunday 12th to Friday 17th July and the fine weather ensured that all of the scarecrows maintained their "good looks". The "No Theme" theme this year allowed ...Link


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

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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.