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Bruton’s Angels turn Rebels

The Angel-of-the-Road willow sculptures that have been protecting the town from speeding motorists have rebelled. Two of the sculptures have attached themselves to a traffic post near the church and are demanding safer walking and cycling routes in the town. … Continue reading

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‘Angel of the Road’ sculpture appears in Bruton

Some of you may have spotted an exciting willow sculpture outside Hauser and Wirth. The sculpture, called ‘Angel of the Road’ due to its resemblance to Antony Gormley’s ‘Angle of the North‘, is positioned next to the 30mph sign on … Continue reading

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2019 Walk-to-School week at Bruton Primary School a great success

This year’s walk-to-school week (20-24th May) for Bruton Primary School, was a great success. The weather was sunny, the children were enthusiastic, and the school staff wonderful. The walking buses even ran on time! A big thanks to school staff, … Continue reading

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The Walking Buses are back

Next week (20-24th May) is national walk-to-school week organised by Living Streets. To encourage the children to walk to school, during this week, walking buses will be running to Bruton Primary School. This year there are seven bus routes running … Continue reading

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The Bruton Sportive 2019

Bruton Cycle Club are organising a cycling sportive on Saturday 11th May 2019. If you don’t fancy the 65 mile route there are 6km, 12km and 36km routes. The shorter ones are specifically designed for children, families and occasional riders. … Continue reading

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The Queen observes 20mph limit

The Queen visited Bruton on 28th March. It was a sunny spring day and Bruton residents lined the streets to welcome her. Basii was amongst the crowd with our red, white and blue safety messages. The Queen’s vehicle drove past … Continue reading

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Bruton Community Speedwatch

We are looking for volunteers to join the Bruton Speedwatch team. It has been found that having an active community speedwatch group significantly reduces speeding and improves road safety. Additionally, it helps identify areas of the the town in need … Continue reading

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The Library Junction …

The Library junction, seen here with our Halloween pumpkins, is one of the most dangerous parts of Bruton. It is difficult to negotiate for both pedestrians and motorist. The pavements are extremely narrow and the visibility is poor. In 2018, … Continue reading

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We’re back …

After a long break Basii are now back. We have some new members with lots of great ideas about how to make our streets safer, promote sustainable travel and reduce air pollution. Watch out for our spooky Halloween pumpkins around … Continue reading

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20mph Celebration Photograph …

Some of Bruton’s residents came together for a quick photograph to celebrate the completion of central Bruton’s 20mph speed limit. A huge thank you to everyone that has helped make this happen and lets hope that we can look forward … Continue reading

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