News minutes and agendas

Council agrees to car park improvements

The meeting of Bruton Town Council last night (September 27th) agreed to make a set of improvements to the Station Road car park.   A well-attended meeting was prefaced by a number of Bruton residents describing the issues they faced with parking pressure in...

Somerset County Council revises its plans for the Library Junction

Last August Somerset County Council published its plans for improvements to the Library Junction. (You can read about the August 2021 proposals in an earlier post on this site). Following discussion with the town council, the County Council has had a fresh look at its...

Update on Station Road car park

Car parking in Bruton has long been identified as being one of the town's major problems. That is why the Town Council in 2020 took out a lease on the Station Road (Godminster) car park which runs until 2035, and provides parking for 23 cars. Since taking on the...

Mayor’s monthly report

As printed in The Dove. May allowed the first ‘physical’ Annual Town Meeting since May 2019, before coronavirus restricted us to ‘virtual’ (online) celebrations of Bruton’s energetic community. A dozen community groups presented their years on the night, with half a...

Look out for your neighbours during the heatwave

Professor Trudi Grant, Director of Public Health at Somerset County Council, is urging residents to look out for the most vulnerable in our communities as temperatures look set to soar this week. "Somerset is a great place to be whatever the weather, and when the sun...

Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee: Celebrations in Bruton

Celebrating the Jubilee Bruton is currently decked out in red, white, and blue flags thanks to a wonderful group of volunteers and Bruton Town Council. The town council has also put out a challenge to businesses to decorate their shop windows in a Jubilee theme, many...

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