Category: Hamp Green

Browne’s Pond Footpath Finally Finished

Back in June 2013 when The Bridgwater Way (TBW) had set up camp in Rhode Lane, local people were consulted about the problem areas in Hamp in respect of the streets and urban environment. One of the areas that was highlighted as desperate for improvement was the path that runs adjacent to Browne’s Pond. This […]

Brownes Pond footpath finally to close so that works can start

Somerset County Council have finally given notice of the temporary closure of the footpath alongside Brownes Pond so that the long awaited works can commence. The notice period for the order will start on 17 August and SCC say the works should be completed in 10 weeks. All traffic will be prohibited along the 106 […]

Westover ‘noise nuisance’- Sedgemoor wields the axe

Sedgemoor District Council has taken decisive action on behalf of  Westover residents who had complained about persistent noise nuisance in the Taunton road area with a court case following Police intervention in support of an operation by Environmental Health officers last month. A fine of £5,160 has been set by Taunton magistrates on three Bridgwater […]

Hope Inn….for a Miracle

The future of the Hope Inn on Taunton road is hanging in the balance at the moment. As pub after pub around the town disappears into piles of rubble only to be followed by planning applications for housing developments, a desperate attempt by the Town council, Civic Society and Sedgemoor District Council by way of […]

Westover Residents set up Hamp Green Neighbourhood Forum

In the 11th century the land around Hamp Green Rise was the site of the original settlement of Hamp as recorded in the Domesday book with a population of one Lord of the Manor and several tenant farmers and valued at 30 shillings.That’s about £1.50 in new money. Owned by the Abbot of Athelney until […]