Category: Environment

Brewery Field Trees – Now it’s MURDER

Following the mindless, callous, thoughtless, but sadly not bladeless, attack on trees at Brewery Field, Town Council inspections have shown that the trees will not survive. Scott Mason, new Head of Amenities at Bridgwater Town Council which now has the brief for Parks and Open Spaces in Bridgwater, said “Unfortunately, due to the severity of […]

Brewery Field ‘Tree Mugging’

The new Brewery field has not long been opened for the public to use as a town centre park with a water feature and a stone crossing (known locally as Tarr Steps), childrens play areas, benches and crucially numerous trees. Today residents woke up to find two of the trees had been vandalised. Mindlessly. And […]

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 […]