Category: News

Tree Summit set for June 4th

Trees are beautiful, trees help oxygenate the planet, trees are crucial in the fight against climate change. Who on earth would want to harm a tree? Certainly not people such as arboreculturists who have chosen this career due to their love of trees. However, at Somerset County Council workers are being put into this position […]

Westover Hosts Bridgwater Syria International Football Friendly

For a while now, refugees from the war ravaged middle eastern country of Syria have been resettled around the globe giving them a respite from the suffering and the chance to start a new life. Clearly they’ve been through a lot. But that didn’t stop us offering them a friendly football match here in Bridgwater […]

Bridgwater Town Council Seeking New Town Clerk as Hurf Hangs Up His Boots

Bridgwater Town Council was set up in 2003 and since that time its only Town Clerk has been local footballing legend Alan Hurford. Now at the age of 70 , Hurf is hanging up his boots and Bridgwater needs a new enthusiastic and dedicated Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer with a brief to “achieve […]

It’s Fair Time Again

Bridgwater Fair is here again and the Westover residents of West Street once more take the bullet for the rest of us so that this ancient tradition, which brings 1,000s to our town can take place. As part of our role, Westover Councillors, are involved in pre-meetings with all the agencies that work together to […]

New Bridgwater Town Council Line Up 2017-18

At last nights Bridgwater Town Council meeting the ruling Labour group elected its committees, Forum chairs and representatives on outside bodies for the forthcoming year 2017-18. The Town Council is composed of 16 councillors, 14 of who are Labour, 1 Lib Dem and 1 Conservative. Town Council Leader, Brian Smedley (Labour,Westover) introducing the changes, said […]