Category: News

Work Starts on £3.5 Million Redevelopment of Penrose School

Work has officially started on a £3.5 million re-development of Penrose School in Bridgwater after the first turf was cut at a ceremony on 12 November. Teachers and pupils from the school were present along with representatives from Somerset County Council, Futures for Somerset and contractor BAM Construction to officially start the major re-development project […]

Lorry Incident in Chandos Street – A Wake Up Call

The week started badly for one Welsh lorry driver as he was sent down to Bridgwater from Newport to deliver office furniture to Somerset County Council, who are in the process of moving into Bridgwater House. At about 7.30 he was trying to get to his first drop and, presumably following the postcode on his […]

Bridgwater Town On The Up: “A real Buzz around the place” says Chairman

Westover Ward Town Councillor Pat Parker became Chairman of Bridgwater Town Football Club last year. This summer has seen major changes at the Club and these have been reflected in the results giving a boost to the town, the club and it’s supporters. Speaking today at a regular Bridgwater Town FC Friday stall in the […]

Sedgemoor come down hard on Dog Fouling in Town centre

The message this week from Sedgemoor District Council is “Keep an eye on your dog and pick up that poo” as more prosecutions hit the headlines. In a press release today Sedgemoor makes it clear that they’re taking the issue seriously. “Dog fouling is one of top complaints made to Sedgemoor District Council. A Bridgwater […]

Bridgwater Flower Show

“A Great Success and Future Assured” With entries up, exhibitors up, over 30 new entries and many offers of help, Bridgwater Flower Show has survived a difficult year which saw the sad loss of key supporters and now hard working secretary Jackie Sealey says that ‘Next Year is assured’. Showing their wares to the public […]