Category: Environment

Town Council Initiative on Engine Idling

Bridgwater Town Councillors  Glen Burrows (Eastover) and Kathy Pearce (Westover) have been out around town this week promoting some new car stickers and leaflets, produced by Bridgwater Town Council following an initiative by Bridgwater Town Transport Forum, encouraging drivers to switch off their engines when their vehicle is stationary. Cllr Glen Burrows, Chair of the […]

Major Climate Award for Bridgwater Town Council

At last weeks meeting of Bridgwater Town Council Westover Councillor Kathy Pearce was reassigned to the role of Climate Change Portfolio Holder and  Fairfax Councillor Graham Granter brought in as Community PFH. This change of roles tops off an excellent year for outgoing PFH Cllr Li Gibson (Westover) which saw a major award heading Town’s […]

‘Seed the Day’ on Saturday 12th September

The Seed the Day event has moved this year to the Bridgwater High Street, Town Hall and Engine Room to allow for more space between stalls and people attending. The Fair and Market , which will be held on Saturday 12th September from 10am to 4pm, was born out of the Town Council’s Climate Change […]

Town Seeks to Put ‘Walking and Cycling’ at the Heart of Transport Strategy

As we head for recovery we need to firmly put the promotion of walking and cycling back at the ‘heart’ of any transport strategy. This was the message from Government last week, and it chimes with the thoughts of Bridgwater Town Council who at their first public council meeting during the lockdown period presented a […]

Climate Change Focus Shifts to Sedgemoor

This Saturday, 8th February from 10am to 4pm , Bridgwater people are being invited to have their say on the creation of Somerset’s first Climate Emergency Strategy.  This will take the form of  a drop in session at Bridgwater House, King Square. Bridgwater Town Council has cancelled its own Climate Emergency Forum meeting scheduled for […]