Category Projects

Clark’s Village first to receive ‘Positive about Breastfeeding’ award

Clark’s Village became the first organisation in the county to receive a ‘Positive about Breastfeeding’ award at a special event held on 6 August. Breastfeeding mothers, families and members of the public came out in force to help Clark’s Village celebrate their accolade as well as mark World Breastfeeding Week. Somerset County Council’s Public Health […]

Work to begin on Innovation Centre

The site for a new multi-million pound business hub which should bring hundreds of jobs to Somerset has now been secured and pre-construction work is set to begin shortly. The Low Carbon Energy Innovation and Collaboration Centre will be built in Bridgwater to provide 2,400 square feet of flexible office space to support the Hinkley […]

Summer Festival proves to be a winner!

The Bridgwater Way’s Summer Festival of fun and all things cycling took over Blake Gardens this weekend, with local residents enjoying the sunshine and wonderful range of free entertainment on offer.   The event on Saturday afternoon (19 July) saw people of all ages taking part in a variety of different activities including unicycle and circus […]

Exploration success!

Dozens of families descended on Browne’s Pond at the weekend to Explore their town with the help of The Bridgwater Way (TBW). With the perfect weather for getting out and about, TBW invited the public to take part in activities on a circular walk on Saturday. The outdoors-themed ‘Explore’ event offered something for all the […]

Free summer cycling in Bridgwater with Sky Ride Local

British Cycling’s Sky Ride Local is back this Sunday as part of The Bridgwater Way’s programme of fun, free cycling activities around the town. The programme boasts 30 Sunday rides around the town for all abilities, guided by trained ride leaders. Local people can enjoy everything from easy going spins around picturesque parts of Bridgwater […]

Getting psyched about bikes – thrilling BMX event to promote travel awareness

The Bridgwater Way Project hosts an exciting and free BMX event on 22 May designed to captivate children and adults alike, and encourage them to think about alternative ways of travelling to school. Taking place at the Bridgwater YMCA BMX track, ‘On Your Bike’ will wow audiences with gravity-defying BMX tricks and demos. There are […]

Business case submitted for £12.2m road scheme

A £12.2 million scheme to improve traffic flow and provide better footpaths and cycling routes in Yeovil has passed another key milestone. Somerset County Council submitted an outline transport business case to the Local Transport Board to secure funding for highway improvements in the town. The Western Corridor scheme is designed to increase the capacity […]

£8-10k raised during Charity Abseil

An estimated £8-10K was raised for three great charities last week (Thursday 3 and Friday 4 April) after over 90 brave souls’ abseiled down one of Taunton’s tallest buildings. Over the two days, 93 people from Somerset County Council, Taunton Deane Borough Council, FLAG (Flooding on the Levels Actions Group), Clarke Willmott Clarke and other […]

Town turns out to support Neon Bike Ride

Bridgwater residents turned out across the town to cheer on cyclists taking part in the Neon Bike Ride on Friday evening. Despite rain and hail all day, the weather cleared in time for the ride with local residents waving from their windows and motorists cheering them on. The event, organised by The Bridgwater Way, aimed […]