Category Projects

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 […]

Brighten up your bike for cycling awareness

To promote the benefits of cycling, The Bridgwater Way project is encouraging residents to do something a little bit different, and sign up for their Neon Bike Ride later this month (Friday 28 March) The peloton-style ride will see 50 people cycle through residential and commuter routes in the town. The aim is to make […]

Grant boost for Somerset youth clubs

Twenty-eight Somerset youth clubs have shared £108,000 in grants from Somerset County Council to help run popular sessions. The grants will support new and existing projects across the county. Teenage members of the Somerset Youth Parliament Advisory Group were asked by the Council to make the decisions about how to allocate the fund. Cabinet member […]