The Mercury -
'When most of us come up against a public area that’s not being utilised as well as it should be, we might grumble, maybe even write a letter to the Mercury, or the council, and move on.
But not Lorna Edwards.
When she struggled to use the Wembdon Parklands due to her own physical problems, and encountered others who were experiencing difficulties, she decided to act.
Lorna got on to her parish council – eventually becoming a councillor herself – and set up the Wembdon Parklands and Community Together Group – Wembdon PACT – and set off on a journey to transform the area.
After raising countless thousands, the group is now looking forward to a July start on a scheme which will see the area transformed into a multi-use recreational facility accessible to ALL… '
- By Steven Salter
Writer for Bridgwater Mercury