Purtington pulls together through the storms

Purtington pulls together through the storms

Purtington pulls together through the storms

First published in News

THE community efforts in Purtington, near Cricket St Thomas, have been praised after storms blocked a road in the village last weekend.

Dianne Forward said: “A large tree brought down by storms completely blocked a small road into Purtington.

“A couple of phone calls got several residents, including a local farmer with a tractor and the right equipment, the owner of the tree with another tractor, a councillor with muscle power, and, of course, a few helpful females together.

“Soon the offending tree was reduced to big/little twigs and very large logs.

“Teamwork can bring otherwise normally busy people together, and I know the owners of the tree were very grateful to all concerned.

“Getting to grips with a problem in a small community shows that helping and looking out for each other is still very important.”

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