Category: Traffic

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 […]

Town Hall Agreement on Early Finish for EDF Roadworks

EDF’s roadwork chaos on Taunton road/Broadway could be over by summer following agreement at the latest in a series of round table meetings at Bridgwater Town Hall between Town Council leaders , EDF reps, SCC and SDC. Stephen Gardner , the site manager for the contractors Aggregate Industries , offered a solution that focused on […]

Town Council ‘Still Not Convinced’ after round table meeting with EDF & SCC

Bridgwater Town Councillors who recently passed a motion calling for a halt to EDF’s ‘junction improvements’ programme and to revisit the idea of a By-Pass as a lasting solution to Bridgwater’s traffic problems today met with both EDF and Somerset County Council reps at the Town Hall to put their concerns to the By-Pass deniers. […]