A combination of illness and a heavy Parish Council workload have kept me away from the river, the Tarn and this blog for too long this week. I'm still suffering from schoolitis contracted on a visit to the local primary on Monday where we were due to talk about making Horton a green community. The Head Master phoned in sick so the discussion was a bit skewed and I caught whatever he had.
The whole thing has been frustrating. I have spent most of the week writing business plans and filling out grant application forms. Horton as many of you will know has some very decrepit footway lights along the main street and we had plans to replace these with pv and wind powered LED units. Problem is that the units are ferociously expensive, but I had almost secured 80% of the cost. We needed