Category Archives: road safety

Join the Critical Mass – Sunday 11th October at 10am

On Sunday the 11th of October, at 10 am, there will be a ‘Critical Mass’ of cyclists, pedestrians and others meeting at Cuckoo Hill Green. The event is to celebrate cycling, celebrate sustainable transport and highlight the need for good … Continue reading

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Giant 20mph courgette infiltrates horticulture show

Today a giant courgette showing support for a 20mph speed limit in Bruton appeared at the Bruton & District Horticultural Society Annual Show. This courgette was picked on the 20th of August and fits in with our 20mph campaign in … Continue reading

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Sheep show support for 20mph limit

Sheep in Bruton show support for the 20mph speed limit and star in the latest BASII blockbuster (which can also be viewed on YouTube).

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Cole Road plans : The Myths and the Facts

Myth The plan is to install speed humps on Cole Road Fact The plan is to install speed cushions on Cole Road. There is a big difference between the two please select the above links for more information. Myth The … Continue reading

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Bruton 20mph Consultation

On the Wednesday the 1st of July, at Bruton Community Hall, there will be a consultation event about the proposed Bruton 20mph scheme and also the Cole road improvements. The event will run from 4pm to 8pm so please pop … Continue reading

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Cole Road Improvements

On the 17th June at Bruton School for Girls and on the 1st of July at Bruton Community Hall there will be information events about the plans to improve Cole Road and make access to the schools safer. These plans … Continue reading

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Walk to School Week

Last week was national Walk-to-school week organised by the charity Living Streets.  In conjunction with Bruton Primary School Basii organised ‘walking buses’ throughout the week with teachers leading the ‘buses’ on the Wednesday morning. The teachers were allocated a line … Continue reading

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20mph Chinese Dragon

On the 20th of February, children from Bruton scooted along Lower Backway and then created a chalk dragon to show support for a 20mph speed limit in Bruton. They choose to draw a Chinese dragon to reflect the start of … Continue reading

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Road Safety Week

This week is Road Safety Week which is the UK’s biggest road safety event. The event is coordinated by the road safety charity Brake and involves thousands of schools, organisations and community groups throughout the UK. This years theme is … Continue reading

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Zebra crossing outside Bruton Primary School

On October the 20th, a zebra was spotted crossing the road outside Bruton primary school. Zebra crossings are very rare in Bruton with only one other in the whole town. The zebra in question was ‘Zak’ from the road safety … Continue reading

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