Tag Archives: Bridgwater

A39 at Walton closed for resurfacing next week

Drivers are reminded that a key route between Bridgwater and Street will be closed next week for major resurfacing works. The essential work on the A39 Main Street at Walton is the latest phase of significant highway maintenance investment along the A39 corridor in recent times. Works start at approximately 7am on Monday 5 February […]

Green light for Colley Lane scheme

A multi-million pound link road which will provide traffic relief to several key locations across the south east of Bridgwater was formally approved today. Somerset County Council’s Cabinet unanimously voted to appoint a contractor for the £18.4m Colley Lane Southern Access Road (CLSAR) scheme following an extensive procurement process. The contract will be signed after […]

New cycleway open in Cannington

Cyclists and pedestrians received a boost yesterday (Monday 11 December) when a new footway/cycleway officially opened which links Cannington to Sandford Corner. Cllr David Hall, Cabinet Member for Resources & Economic Development at Somerset County Council and guests celebrated the opening of a new 1.2KM (0.75 miles) footway/ cycleway alongside the A39 between Cannington and […]

Temporary increase in road deliveries to HPC to be considered later this month

EDF Energy has proposed a temporary increase in the number of road deliveries made to Hinkley Point C, before the completion of the jetty which will allow deliveries by sea. The request to increase the number of HGV movements by up to 250 a day while work continues on the project’s jetty has been made […]

Colley Lane decision taken this month

A decision on the long-awaited £18.4m Colley Lane Southern Access Road in Bridgwater will be considered when Somerset County Council’s Cabinet meet later this month. Cabinet will meet on 13 December to decide whether to award the contract for the Colley Lane Southern Access Road (CLSAR) scheme to be built. If approved, the new route […]

Help Vulnerable People In Custody

Volunteers are needed to help support young people or vulnerable adult detainees who enter police custody. Somerset County Council’s Youth Offending Team is appealing for more volunteers to act as ‘Appropriate Adults’ helping young people or vulnerable adults understand what is happening to them whilst in police custody and why. Appropriate adults support and ensure […]

Join the river adventure – multi-media production opens at Bridgwater Library

Local stories of the River Parrett are being brought to life in a three week long spectacular multi-media experience at Bridgwater Library – ‘Out of the Mouth of the Parrett’. The light, sound, video and live performance production transforms the library and immerses visitors in real life stories, hidden treasures and the glorious landscapes of […]

New ‘drop-in’ opens in Bridgwater

A new care and support ‘Community Connect’ drop-in opens in Bridgwater next week. The drop-in will take place at the Admirals Landing pub in Bridgwater (TA6 3EX) on the first and third Wednesday of every month from 10am to 12noon – starting on Wednesday 15 March. At the drop-in people can find information and advice […]

Digital Bridgwater 3D Design Competition launch event

Young people and their families are invited to come along and join in the fun at the launch of the 3D Design and Print competition at Bridgwater Library on Saturday 18 February. The competition is the result of collaboration between Somerset Libraries, Sedgemoor District Council, Bridgwater Town Council, multinational software corporation; Autodesk and CEL, manufacturer […]

Work starts on spectacular multi-media exhibition – ‘Out of the Mouth of the Parrett’

Local people’s thoughts, memories and pictures of the river Parrett are to be displayed in a one-of-a-kind creative exhibition next month. The ‘Out of the Mouth of the Parrett’ project has been developed by Somerset County Council’s Libraries Service with Theatre Mélange, a company with a national reputation for producing innovative public events celebrating particular […]