Category Archives: road safety

‘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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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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Santa Walk supporting a 20mph speed limit

Please join us for a Santa walk around Bruton to show support for a 20mph speed limit within the town. On Sunday the 20th of December, we are meeting at the Stepping Stones at 11am. The walk will last approximately … Continue reading

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Landhouse Planning Result

Last Wednesday (9th of December) planning permission for the Landhouse estate in Bruton was granted. The developers have made a firm commitment to build a gravel path down to the public right-of-way, in the future, when a path connecting to … Continue reading

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Landhouse Planning Meeting

Next Wednesday, 9th December, the Landhouse development at Cuckoo Hill will be considered by the Council’s Area East Committee who will determine if planning permission for the new housing estate is to be granted. The good news is that the … Continue reading

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Bruton Speedwatch

Could you help fight crime and reduce speeding in Bruton? Traffic exceeding the speed limit in Bruton can now be tracked by the community in two ways- using a SID (speed information device) and Speedwatch. You will probably have seen the … Continue reading

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