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Welcome to our parish
This website tries to capture the feeling that you can only get from living in a small community in the south west of England.
If you live in the parish, then the news is a good place to start.
If you once lived in the parish, but have now left, go to the gallery first to help you remember to slow down and enjoy life.
If you are thinking of living in the parish, click on the "About Us" tab, or perhaps one of the "quick links".
If you just stumbled in here and just want to look around a bit, then let me suggest that you get into the spirit of village life by following some simple rules, firstly, don't rush, and once you are relaxed, then click on a link and read the text, then imagine what happened a day, a week, a year, a decade, or even a century before, now move onto something else and imagine again.
Flood Action Plan March 2014
Following the extreme flooding Ruishton suffered during 2012/13 (which made the national press) a community flood action plan has been devised
Flooding has become more extreme since 2000
(Click this link for more details)
Development Management Plan
Taunton Deane Borough Council have released document “Site Allocations and Development Management Plan - Preferred Options” for consultation in which they are proposing “New strategic employment allocation around junction 25 of the M5” covering 25 hectares which will have a major impact on the Parish. Map Link | More Information Link
Our Millennium Video... Link With the help of Liz Harper and Teena Mitchell, we have put the Millennium video onto our website.
The Benefice of Creech St. Michael, Ruishton and Thornfalcon Parish Churches now has a website.Link
All the new photographs and articles
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The Little Village of RuishtonRuishton's lovely flowers,
And it’s long playing hours,
Children playing in the park,
Ruishton's church, its greatest mark.
Lovely people lovely homes,
Never moans and never groans,
Pretty plants and lots of trees,
Insects, Bugs and Buzzy Bees,
River snaking through its banks,
Cows in their fields with water tanks,
The cosy pub and village school,
Nursery and village hall,
It’s close to the hills, It’s close to the sea,
It’s basically the best place to be!
Emma Simpson Age 9
Emma is the granddaughter of David and Liz Robertson