Category: Traffic

Special Measures in Place as Town Centres Re-Open

Across the Country Town Centres are re-opening from Monday 15th June and Councils are getting together to put in place measures to reassure shoppers and traders and to enable social distancing. The key measure across Somerset is a reduction of pedestrian-car conflict with temporary pedestrianisation schemes in place to allow for wider pathways and structured […]

Victory for Campaigners in 20 MPH Battle

Bridgwater Town Council has long campaigned alongside residents for a blanket 20 MPH speed limit around our schools and today that campaign bore fruit as Somerset County Council committed £1.5million to tackle the issue rolling out a programme of advisory 20MPH zones across the county. County Council Labour group members from Bridgwater, Cllr Leigh Redman […]

“Bus It!” Says Bridgwater Transport Forum

At the February meeting of Bridgwater Town Council’s Transport Forum it was agreed to launch “Bus It!” – a campaign both to encourage increased bus use, and to encourage service providers to provide services which will enable all sections pf the community to travel to work, school, shops or an evening out, without having to […]

Town Transport Forum to Look at ‘Catch a Bus’ Campaign

Bridgwater Town Council’s Forum system is proving to be a popular way of  bringing together councillors, experts and the public to develop council policy. One of the most active is the Town Transport Forum chaired by Eastover Labour councillor Glen Burrows. On Tuesday February 4th this Forum will meet at Bridgwater Town Hall at 4pm […]

Bridgwater Councillors Welcome ‘Long Overdue’ Colley Lane Relief Road

Work has finally started on Bridgwater’s long overdue Southern Relief road which will reduce congestion on the Taunton Road, provide new river crossings and open up land between the River Parrett and Bridgwater and Taunton Canal for brownfield development. The Colley Lane Relief Road is an £18.4 Million project funded by EDF, the DoT, Developers […]