Category: Environment

‘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 […]

Friends of the Meads “TREE DAY” Saturday 30th November

Friends of the Meads  “TREE DAY” is set for Saturday 30th November, 11am. The Meads is an area of low lying public open space which is rich in biodiversity.  It is a peaceful place to relax and appreciate the local environment and wildlife – all within easy walking distance of the town centre! Westover Councillor […]

We Seeded the Day and We Sowed Some Seeds

This weekend saw the launch of the first Seed the Day Festival, the latest endeavour by Bridgwater Town Council to get their message across to the people through the means of a series of parties. Organiser Cllr Li Gibson had said in advance “Not only will the event bring a vibrant and dynamic street fair […]