9 wells reserve was the beginning point for the National Civic day walk which followed the route of Hobson’s Brook all the way in to town, finishing at the Market square. The idea was to hear about the history and ecology of the brook at different points along it’s course. At 9 Wells the geology was discussed to explain why the brook originates here and what measures the Council takes to ensure and develop the site’s ecology. Participants were then invited to walk to the next information hub where more of the unique history of the brook could be described and brought to life. It was a very successful day organised by the CPPF which hopefully will be repeated next year.