Town Green Status for Brewery Field – Public Inquiry Set for 19th Feb

Brewery Field
Brewery Field

Notice is hereby given that an Inspector, Mr Paul Wilmshurst has been appointed to determine the application by Mr T Monaghan of 19 Admiral’s Court, Bridgwater and Ms P Walsh of 16 Admiral’s Court, Bridgwater to register land known as Brewery Field, Bridgwater (a plan of which can be inspected as detailed below) as a Town Green pursuant to Section 15 of the Commons Act 2006.

He will attend at Bridgwater Pantomime Hall, Dingly Lane, 32 Wembdon Road, Bridgwater, TA6 7DW on Tuesday 19 February 2013 at 10.00 am to hold a public inquiry into the application. All persons who wish to give evidence at the Public Inquiry should attend to do so on that date. Continue reading “Town Green Status for Brewery Field – Public Inquiry Set for 19th Feb”

Tesco and Sedgemoor Under Fire at Public Meeting

tesco fieldWednesday night brought a bizarre Sedgemoor-organised special meeting to Bridgwater Town Hall, with townspeople eagerly piling inside to witness the latest stage of Tesco’s bid for a Northgate store play out in public.

The meeting’s aim, the assembled Bridgwaterians were told, wasn’t public consultation. Instead, it was ‘to fully inform Sedgemoor’s Development Committee’, the body charged with making the final decision to either accept, refuse or defer Tesco’s application. With Cllr Bob Filmer (Con, Brent Knoll) in the chair, and the rest of his committee listening in the audience, the members of the public were essentially told to keep quiet and butt out. Continue reading “Tesco and Sedgemoor Under Fire at Public Meeting”