Category Archives: Built Environment

Developers, Delays and Road Improvements

Since being elected I’ve spent a lot of time trying to speed up the provision of various delayed highway improvements and repairs, many of which are located in Norton Fitzwarren. It seems to me that there is a fundamental problem … Continue reading

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What do we do with a problem like Taunton?

Followers of my spoutings will recognise a familiar theme in my concern about the future for our current (more of that later) County Town, Taunton. Since I moved here 20 years ago, the town hasn’t really adapted. Sure, Fore Street … Continue reading

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Sandhill Park – Latest

. So, that makes 5 arrests in connection with arson at Sandhill Park – all young men in their late teens and early twenties. It does not look as though any charges have yet been filed so we will need … Continue reading

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Tramway Pole To Be Repaired Soon.

The ‘old tramway pole’ at the junction of West, High and Church Streets should be repaired soon. After being struck repeatedly during some roadworks, the cast-iron decorative base was destroyed having been in place for almost a century. Mike put … Continue reading

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