Longrun Meadow already provides a great space for people as well as wildlife, and at the same time performs an important function as a storage area for water when the Tone can’t cope with the amount of rainfall it is carrying. This spring, we are looking at improving this even further by undertaking works on the drain running from Castle School car park into the Tone, as part of the European-funded SPONGE 2020 project. Read More
Thanks to the 20 parkrun volunteers who spent just over an hour spreading bark on the muddy straight on the southern side of the far attenuation pit. The path had got very muddy and was starting to slow the runners down!
I started running, like most people, because I wanted to get fitter (and need to be in shape for work) and love being outside. My job involves surveying grassland and farms during the summer. However, lunchtime runs were a little dull until I discovered a parkrun starting down the road at Longrun Meadow. Read More
The Wildlife Trusts are working with local communities to do what they can to help and the “Friends” are delighted to announce that they have been successful in securing a Barn Owl nesting box to be put up in the meadow as part of the Somerset Wildlife initiative.