ON a walk through Taunton town centre this week, I came across the new Coal Orchard development for the first time.

I am pleased to say, I actually thought it looked quite promising.

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I could imagine it bustling with shoppers, and with people enjoying some food and a drink on the riverside.

The sun was shining, so that helped my feeling of positivity, but let’s hope that when the terrible virus is under control, Taunton can emerge stronger.