February 2024

Outstanding Actions

Wellbeing Day – To be held on the 4th May. Green Wedmore will have a joint stand with the Village Farm. Venessa volunteered to create graphics if needed when the time comes.

Terry’s Community Orchard – There was a good turnout and 8 fruit trees were planted in memory of Rob, Liz and Rosie. Thank you to everyone who turned up to lend a hand despite the rain, and thanks to Adam for all his work.

Green Wall – Alan will come for the April Meeting to talk about the possibilities of having a green wall in Wedmore.

Event Updates

Big Tidy Up – 3 rd March, meet as usual at 10am in Suzanne’s Yard, Borough House, The Borough. Big thanks to Venetia and David for organising the event.
Freecycle – 14th April has been chosen as the date and Parish Council are happy for us to use the car park.
Polden environment Network – Meeting 21 st March at Cossington Village Hall at 7pm

Group Reports

There will be a stall at Wellbeing Day about the buses in Wedmore and to ask the community how they would want it improved.

Solar Panels have been installed on Wedmore Scout Hut and have been up and working since the 26 th Feb. 6kw have also been added on Bagley Church. There have been 2 new installs this month taking the total to 89, currently generating about 600kw.
Emily has also met up with Tony to discuss doing something similar in Compton Bishop and Weare. There is a meeting on the 12 th March at Cross Memorial Hall discussing solar power. Bowls Club would like to hold an event there, possibly in partnership with Green Wedmore.The date to be decided in the next few weeks. Venessa suggested we could do a film showing there.

(Wilder Wedmore)
There were three applicants for the Youth bursary fund and Green Wedmore have decided to award all three.
These are as follows:

  • Willow wants to encourage children to read books about nature and is using the bursary to try and set up a little library of books. She would appreciate donations of children’s books about nature.
  • Scouts have taken on an allotment space and are going to use the bursary to buy equipment to use that space and grow plants.
  • Wedmore First School is going to use the bursary to buy a canopy so the children can do forest school in all weather.

Worthington Woods has been thriving and Venessa has noticed lots of animal tracks. Will hasn’t started mowing yet as there has been too much rain.
Work Party, probably in April

SM has organised Alan the Green Wall installer to come for April’s meeting.


The Wedmore Village Farm is moving along, hedgerows have been planted and raised beds have been made to grow food for food banks. Thank you to Tristan, Men’s shed and volunteers for all their help. There will be an open day on 23 rd March from 10am until 3.
Tickets are free and can be bought on Eventbrite.
There is limited parking so please walk or cycle if possible

SM has started a community tree nursery at the farm, and is looking for trees in pots that are no longer wanted.