Category: Traffic

WebberBust : County forced to step in on abandoned bus routes

Local coach company Webberbus has ceased trading due to financial difficulties leaving the counties deregulated transport infrastructure in an even bigger mess. Somerset County Council has been forced to step in to cover routes now abandoned by what was seen as one of its key operators. A Somerset County Spokesperson said “Wherever possible the authority […]

Webberbus to the Rescue!

Campaigners fighting for the restoration of a local bus service from Newtown to the town centre are celebrating today with the news that following the issue being raised at the Town Transport Forum, Webberbus have agreed to step in with a solution. Mark Pedlar, Webberbus delegate to the Transport Forum, said “We are taking over […]

Bridgwater Town Council Launches Local Transport Forum

Continuing it’s strategy of opening up the Town Hall to the wider community, Bridgwater Town Council today launched it’s latest People’s Forum, this time with a focus on Transport. The meeting was chaired by Eastover Councillor Moira Brown and attended by 22 people drawn from local community groups and transport providers. Full minutes are available […]

Bridgwater Local Transport Forum -Minutes of the Meeting 16.9.2015

BRIDGWATER LOCAL TRANSPORT FORUM Held at 4pm on Wednesday 16th September 2015 at the Burgess Room, Bridgwater Town Hall Present;- Cllr Moira Brown (BTC & SDC Eastover) Cllr Brian Smedley (BTC & SDC Westover) Cllr Dave Loveridge (BTC,SDC & SCC Eastover) Cllr Kathy Pearce (BTC & SDC Westover) Cllr Leigh Redman (SDC & BTC,Dunwear SCC […]

TBW Focus group sets the scene for a Town Transport Forum

Bridgwater Town Council’s Forward Plan states that we want to encourage more public involvement and that focus groups and themed forums are the way to do this. So we were overjoyed when SCC communications manager Lisa Rogers approached us for a ‘focus group’ to look at the Bridgwater Way. A group of 12 transport enthusiasts […]