Category: Internationalist

Bridgwater Aid Lorry to Leave for Ukraine This Saturday

Bridgwater people have been inundating the Town Hall with donations for the latest Ukrainian relief lorry which will leave from the town this Saturday 19th November taking much needed supplies to the frontline of the war with Russia in Kharkiv. Town Council Leader Cllr Brian Smedley says “We have been overwhelmed by the generous response […]

Bridgwater Together Saturday 12th November 2022

Bridgwater Together is now an annual feature of Bridgwater’s Community Events . Organised by the Bridgwater Together committee led by Michal Puzynski from Poland and Vivyan Rybertt from Chile, the project is sponsored by Bridgwater Town Council, Somerset Diverse Communities, Somerset Film, Fuse performance, HPC Community Fund, UNITE the Union and Bridgwater Trades Union Council. […]

Town Council Call for Ukrainian Winter Aid

People will have seen on their news and in their papers images of the intensification of the war in Ukraine as winter approaches in that troubled part of the world and now Bridgwater Town Hall is opening its doors again for a new collection. Town Council Leader Cllr Brian Smedley (Westover) says “When the conflict […]

Portugal Narrowly Pip Czechs to Win Prized Petanque Trophy

The second annual Bridgwater International Petanque tournament took place on 8th July at a hot and tropical Victoria Park with teams representing Bridgwater and our 7 partner countries. The game of Petanque -basically you throw some balls at a smaller ball and the one who’s closer wins -was invented in Bridgwater’s original twin town La […]

July 9th is Bridgwater Twinning Day

For the last few years Bridgwater Twinning Forum has timed it’s annual event with the town’s Quayside Festival. So On Saturday July 9th this year people can spend the day enjoying  music, comedy, dance, carnival and street theatre to their hearts content around the streets of Bridgwater and when they think it’s all over, pop […]