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Running For Belief

John Reynolds is a man on a mission. He wants to help children and their parents to improve their confidence, especially around health and wellbeing. John is an enthusiastic runner and has committed a lot of his time towards a very popular local running club that he set up called Westfield TT… now he’s taking
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Community Orchard Justgiving

We are sad to say that the newly planted community orchard in the Church Street Recreation Ground we helped to fund was recently vandalised. Radstock In Bloom are fundraising to replace the broken trees and to improve access to the space by putting in steps. If you can make a donation, please go to their
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Community Kitchen Survey

SURVEY NOW CLOSED. The feedback received will help us to make a decision on the options for investing in a community training kitchen. If you are a resident of Radstock or Westfield (inc. Tyning, Haydon, Clandown, Writhlington) we really need your help! Please can you take a few minutes to complete this survey – and
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A map of many of the community places of interest in Radstock and Westfield

Hi there, on this map you can find local community organisations, community spaces, places to eat and drink, worship, learn and socialise. We update it periodically, please get in touch if there’s anything you want us to add.   Please click on map to expand it: [map src=”“]

Boxing Club Floored By Dragons’ Den Win!

The Norton Radstock Amateur Boxing Club were amongst the winners of our Dragons’ Den 6, held by the community, for the community in April 2018. They gave a good pitch, asking for support towards re-flooring the club which would help them to make it a better and safer place for it’s users. They recently got
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Clock Tower Chimes Again… But Only When Told!!!

Well done to Radstock Museum for raising the funds to restore the iconic clock tower so that the clock face functions and the bells chime. We’re pleased to have been able to contribute to the process, providing funding towards engineering that ensure the chimes only go off during sociable hours! Here’s what they told us:
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Walking Festival in Radstock & Westfield

The Somer Valley Walking Festival gave a great pitch to the voting public at Dragons’ Den 5 and were awarded funds towards promoting the festival to our community. They wrote in to let us know how it went: All the events ( opening talk, short walks , longer walks and family walk and art walk) 
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The Plastic Fish Premieres at The Somer Valley Arts Festival (in Radstock)

One of ten winners at the 2018 Big Local Dragons’ Den event, local resident Christopher Lewis-Smith used the funds to build a giant fish from plastic collected from the river running through Radstock. The final touches were applied to it at The Somer Valley Arts Festival in Radstock and it was displayed in all it’s
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