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News Letter July 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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Flower Show Entry Form Link...


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Parish Council Meeting Agenda 2/6/2021

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...

 


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Parish Council Minutes 18 May 2021

PURCHASE OF LAND, ACCOUNTS FOR YEAR END 2020/2021...

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

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Draft Neighbourhood Plan 6-week Public Consultation 26th April to 7th June 2021 inclusive

This is the Zoom meeting link for 11th May at 7pm:
https://zoom.us/j/93227638764?pwd=ZGE1KzNHeGFWRnZCaGhaSjllMVJqQT09

This is the link for the Zoom meeting for 19th May at 10am:
https://zoom.us/j/98999026305?pwd=clZDK1o4VEZ3bnNVS1k3Y3A4anlxUT09

The Parish Council is pleased to announce that it has completed the draft of its Neighbourhood Plan (NP) and is now carrying out a statutory consultation on the contents.

The NP area covers the Parishes of Ruishton and Thornfalcon including Henlade.

The draft NP can be found here link...

The accompanying evidence base can be found here Link...

You can complete the online Representation Form which can be found here Link...

Alternatively, if you have received a Representation Form in the post you can send it to The Administrator, 15 Woodlands Drive, Ruishton, TA3 5JU or you can email your comments to [email protected].

Your comments on the draft NP must be received by 7th June 2021.

This consultation is being carried out as required under Regulation 14 of the Town and Country Planning, England, Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, as amended.


Flower Show 2021 Flyer


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


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

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.