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Lots of ideas for Longrun Meadow

We've been working with the Friends of Longrun Meadow to visit the site and discuss ideas for a 'sponge-y' project. Longrun Meadow is a green space close to the centre of Taunton. The Friends of Longrun Meadow help run community activities and manage the wildlife on...

Raingarden success!

We've been busy over the last few weeks building 4 raingarden raised planters at our two demo sites in Taunton! The planters are designed in a very specific way because they are going to provide a number of important functions. They aim to be both an interesting...

Designs chosen for Demo Raingardens

After several meetings, workshops and discussions with local people and Sustainable Drainage System (SuDS) experts, the design for our demo raingardens in two residential areas of Taunton have been chosen! Raised planters have been selected because they allow...

Demo Raingardens in Taunton

"Will we be able to pick the flowers?" was one of the questions raised last week, when we visited two residential areas in Taunton to talk to local people about the Demonstration Raingarden project. It showed just how people's imagination was captured by the idea of a...

Somerfest

On the 17th June, we had the pleasure of taking part in Somerfest's celebration of Taunton and all of Somerset. It was a great way for us to get started with engaging people with the project, presenting maps and other resources to inspire new ways of looking at our...

Target Areas in Taunton chosen!

We have chosen target areas in Taunton that we will focus on in the next few months! Over the next few years we will be working across Taunton, and Somerset more widely, but we also we want make sure that we get off to a good start and really focus on the areas where,...