Category: community

New Health & Well Being Hub for Bridgwater

Bridgwater people will have access to a new health and wellbeing hub which is to replace Victoria Park Medical Centre.  The hub will provide a range of services, including support for children and young families as well as older people.  In August 2021, the difficult decision was made to close Victoria Park Medical Centre in […]

Little Adventures Nursery ‘Coming Soon’ to Victoria Park

After being given just a few weeks notice of its closure at the end of March Cllr Mick Lerry and Cllr Liz Marsh have been working hard alongside the Victoria Park Community Centre’s Manager (VPCC) Somerset County Council to find a new Nursery to take over in VPCC. Cllr Marsh (Labour, Victoria) says “We know […]

‘Bridgwater Together’ 2021 at BridgwaterTown Hall Saturday November 13th

Bridgwater Together brings together community groups that celebrate the towns diversity and for several years has organised a public event in the Autumn in the Engine Room. This year the group chose to make the event bigger and better and held the event in Bridgwater Town Hall . The date ,Saturday November 13th, featured live […]

Somerset Community Credit Union: ‘Biting Back against the Loan Sharks’

Somerset Community Credit Union alongside the Bridgwater Town Mayor, Cllr Leigh Redman, and in conjunction with the England Illegal Money Lending Team are biting back against the loan sharks and illegal money lenders with their new promotion. This promotion is open to the first 50 new members to join the Somerset Community Credit Union from […]

A Credit to our Community

The Somerset Community Credit Union was formed in 2017 from the merger of Taunton Credit Union (established in 1996) and the Bridgwater Credit Union (established in 1998). It covers the whole of Somerset including North Somerset. But what exactly is a ‘Credit Union’? A credit union is simply a community savings and loans provider. Traditionally, […]