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Inspired footsteps will lead to a better place

  • 27 February 2016, 9:54 am
  • By Claire
  • in Creative Writing

If a place has a clear identity (something in particular it is known for) it can make it a rather special place. An identity can perpetuate in many forms and this provides tangible gains - in a cultural and economic sense.

Staring into the face of grief

  • 14 January 2016, 12:03 am
  • By Claire
  • in Back in time

Waking to a BBC news alert – presented as an almost triumphant musical signature on my mobile ,  I learnt, like so many others, that David Bowie had died. This was shocking. Many of us had his smiling face imprinted on our minds because of a photo [...]

Shining a light on a vision for a town

  • 20 December 2015, 11:39 am
  • By Claire
  • in Shepton Mallet Prison

Shepton was shining last night with around 100 lanterns made and paraded with pride from Collett Park to the Market Place. Young and old, long-standing residents and those new to the town reflect what Shepton IS. A creative community spirit clear to us al[...]