Category: Environment

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 […]

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 […]