Category: Traffic

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. […]

Anger at EDF roads programme as Town Council repeats call for Bridgwater By-Pass

With the town of Bridgwater on the brink of traffic chaos due to a chain of works designed to ‘help’ the proposed Hinkley Point development, starting this coming week with the crucial Taunton road/Broadway crossroads, the Labour controlled Bridgwater Town Council has reacted angrily to statements from the EDF spokesman suggesting that the outcome will […]

Road Safety on the agenda for neighbourhood schools

Somerset County Council and the emergency services will be working together this November as pupils from three primary schools in Bridgwater – St Mary’s in Oakfield Road, Hamp Academy in Rhode Lane and Westover Green in West Street – learn all about the importance of pedestrian safety while walking and crossing roads. The Council’s Road […]