Category: Town Centre

Newfound Optimism after Town Centre ASB Initiative Launched

Bridgwater Town Council launched  a new town centre initiative to tackle concerns by residents and businesses  about the effect of anti social behaviour. Town centre trader David Harris-Heffer of Initiis Ltd said “I noticed a newfound optimism from local Businesses through collaborating with the town council and the police to tackle the anti social behaviour […]

‘Together Sessions’ will provide backdrop for new Sunday Markets

Starting this month Bridgwater will be the latest Somerset town to host a Sunday Independent market. Running from  Quayside via Fore Street, up the High street and round to King  Square the town centre will come alive each last Sunday of every month. And astride the route will be the Georgian heritage area of Castle […]

Town Council Helps to Kickstart Local Economy

Bridgwater Town Council Economy and Personnel Portfolio Holder Cllr Mick Lerry (Labour, Victoria) reported to Full Council last night of support initiatives for the local economy and success stories for the Town Council which has increased its staff to provide more local and efficient public services.  Cllr Lerry said that  the Town Centres and High […]

High Street to Re-Open to Traffic Following Town Council Traders Survey

At todays meeting of the Active Travel Cell consisting of representatives from Somerset, Sedgemoor and Bridgwater Councils, Town Councillors presented their survey of traders which showed that although there was some support for the traffic free High Street, there was nevertheless a majority of traders in favour of returning to the previous system and accordingly […]

Town Bridge Finally to get Lit Up

Bridgwater Town Council has welcomed the long awaited go ahead for works to install lighting to Bridgwater’s Town Bridge which will start next week (Monday 30th July).   This  architectural lighting will be programmable to change colour for different times of year and for different events etc.Works on site will take five working days to complete […]