Category: Environment

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 […]

Town Council Thrashes Out Tree Replacement Fund Plan

Bridgwater Town Council Leaders sat around a table with residents and partners from Somerset and Sedgemoor Councils this week and thrashed out an agreement to make a tree replacement policy a reality. The current tree crisis came about when 5 cherry trees at Bridgwater’s Hamp Green Rise , owned by Somerset, were declared unsafe due […]

Seed The Day Festival in Castle Street on Saturday 7th September

Bridgwater Town Council took a big step forward in their work on the climate crisis and voted to hold an Eco festival in the towns historic Castle street to be called ‘Seed The Day’ . The ‘Green’ Festival came as an initiative from the last Climate Change Forum and  will take place  on Saturday 7th […]

Bridgwater’s First Climate Change Forum Launched at Town Hall

The latest Community Forum set up by Bridgwater Town Council was launched today and is to focus on Climate Change. Chaired by Cllr Julie Cordiner (Victoria) and assisted by Cllr Glen Burrows (Eastover) and Executive Portfolio Holder Cllr Li Gibson (Westover) the Forum met at Bridgwater Town Hall and was attended by members of the […]

Town Unites to Save Its Trees

Trees are an important conservation & amenity resource and should be preserved. If a tree has to be removed due to disease or danger then it should be replaced -maybe by twice the number. These were the key thoughts at last nights  Town Development Forum which looked particularly at the local authorities ‘tree policies’ through […]