Category: community

Victoria Park Annual Summer Fair

Sunday 11th June saw the 9th annual summer fair at Victoria Park Bridgwater. Running from 12 noon till 4 pm this popular event  featured the usual stalls and activities inside and outside the community centre and across the park  but this year also included a large element of live music curtesy of the SEED SEDGEMOOR […]

A Local Pantry for Victoria

Valentines Day 2023 had an extra special message of hope for the people of Bridgwater as today the new local Pantry at Victoria Park Community Centre opened its doors for its first trial run through. Staffed by volunteers the actual launch day for Pantry members will be on Tuesday 28th February. Ward councillor Liz Marsh […]

Little Adventures Nursery now open at Victoria Park

Today saw the new Little Adventures Nursery at Victoria Park officially opening its doors with the ribbon being cut by Mayor of Bridgwater, Cllr Liz Leavy. A number of parents with children at the Nursery turned up alongside VPCC staff and Bridgwater Town Councillors and  were all shown round both the very popular baby room […]

Bridgwater Town Council Launches Community Drop Ins

First there were Food Banks and now there are ‘Warm Banks’. In light of the cost-of-living crisis currently devastating the UK, councils are preparing to open “warm banks” to help out. Energy bills – double what they were at the start of the year – are becoming a major problem and mean millions of people […]

Bridgwater Men’s Shed Open Day

The Men’s Shed is situated in Westover ward alongside the Canal just off the Old Taunton Road. It’s been up and running for several years  but was largely mothballed during the covid years. Today they came bursting back onto the Bridgwater scene with an ‘Open Day’ to remind people exactly what they offer and how […]