Category: Environment

Labour Welcomes Bridgwater Gigafactory

News breaking this week suggests that finally the long awaited ‘Gigafactory’ – an electric car battery factory to be built  on the Gravity site, could bring huge investment to the Bridgwater area. Cllr Mick Lerry, Mayor of Bridgwater welcomed the news saying “Finally the Government has agreed to provide investment incentives in the Battery Plant […]


Saturday 10th June marks the start of the national Great Big Green Week.  This is a nationwide celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature.  Bridgwater Town Council Climate Emergency portfolio Holder Kathy Pearce says “It’s a week to encourage us all to do something to make a difference – maybe go […]


This Saturday the 25th February, will see the return of the Seed the Day festival and market in Bridgwater’s town centre. Cllr Kathy Pearce, Portfolio Holder for Climate Emergency said: “I am really pleased to see the return of Seed The Day, after we had to sadly postpone the event last September.  This event is […]

Seeding the Day on Saturday

Come on Down to the 4th Seed The Day Eco Market!  Each year it grows from strength to strength and has become an important part of Bridgwater Town Council’s diary of events. BTC Portfolio Holder for Climate Emergency , Cllr Kathy Pearce (Bridgwater Westover) says “Back in 2019, Bridgwater Town Council declared a Climate Emergency […]

It’s ‘Green Week’!

It’s Green Week in Bridgwater!  This is a reminder that there are a wide range of free events through the week to promote the importance of our local environment, to help us reduce fuel bills in our homes, promote cycling and generally help to save the planet. Cllr Kathy Pearce said “Bridgwater Town Council takes […]