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Glastonbury waterfront.

The low lying land to the South of Actis estate to be formed into a water park with paddling pool , shallow coracle and kayak lake ,wildlife islands and iron age village replica. A small proportion of Chalice and White spring outflow to power artesian fountains. Possibly connecting with an ornamental cascade formed along the […]

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Turn off WiFi at night

Every house supplied with a free timer plug so they can plug their router into it and time it to switch off at night. This would save electricity and also enable better sleep as some research suggests radiation emitted by routers is affecting the oxygenation of red blood cells and thus the body’s ability to […]

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Community Land Trust

There are 4 commercial sites in Glastonbury earmarked for change of use to housing allocation in the Mendip Local Plan- Lintells Garage, Avalon Motors, and the Somerset County Council depot on Wells Road, and the hand car wash at the top of Street Road. Towns Fund money could be used to purchase some or all […]

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Tree-planting

Planting trees on all available sites in and around Glastonbury, from the High St, to the Abbey grounds, to the lower slopes of the Tor to the slopes of Wearyall Hill, with re-wilding of all sites. Lets become a green wild island again.

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Pedestrianisation of high st

Brick pave,pedestrian access only high st,From town hall to St. John’s church ! Encourage Mendip Market to expand and ecorage certain other st features ! Cafes to be encouraged to place small tables onto high st ! Introduce private security ! Encourage tourism and build on the tourist trade ! Encourage certain st performers ! […]

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Restoration of footpaths

I would like to see Glastonburys footpaths and sites of significant natural beauty taken greater care off. This would involve various maps, dog bins, repair of gates and styles, clearance and community inclusion. This would deepen visitors experience of our town as well as encouraging walking for well being. Running trails, fitness and community clubs […]

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Zero Carbon Glastonbury

Glastonbury Town Council (along with many town, district and county councils, and the British Government) has declared a Climate Emergency. Therefore all our economic development needs to be aiming for a Zero Carbon future. Here is a list of potential projects with that in mind: Solar park Community owned panels on public buildings Wind turbines […]

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Possible threads for Town Deal

Thread 1 – Regeneration of Beckery The whole of the Beckery area is considered by many Glastonbury residents to be the industrial heartland of the town. Since the monks diverted the River Brue to create the Mill Stream, many industries of all sizes have been founded along the Beckery road. There is now a group […]

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Possible threads for Town Deal

Thread 2 – improved heritage and visitor offer in Glastonbury Glastonbury has been a place of pilgrimage for hundreds of years, perhaps longer. Visitors today are drawn by many different aspects of Glastonbury, from Pagan beliefs through medieval and ecclesiastical history, to contemporary offers on wellbeing and improving health. There must be a possible thread […]

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