Tag Archives: cycling

Work to begin on A38 North Petherton to Bridgwater walking and cycling route

The long-awaited walking and cycling route from North Petherton to Bridgwater gets underway next week. Currently, no footway or only a narrow footway exists for much of the way. Responding to the needs of residents, the route will be widened to incorporate an effective link for walkers and cyclists between North Petherton and Bridgwater. Once […]

Half way around the world on a bicycle

The Bridgwater Way Cycle Challenge is complete! Hundreds of people from Bridgwater collectively cycled over 16,000 miles in the Love to Ride Bridgwater Way Cycle Challenge – the equivalent of cycling over half way around the world. As part of the challenge, 35 people took to a bike for the first time in over a […]

Works on busy Bridgwater junction now complete

The upgrade of one of Bridgwater’s busiest junctions to improve traffic flow is now complete. Somerset County Council has completed improvement works on the junction at East Quay and The Clink which include safer pedestrian and cycle crossings as well as a new more efficient traffic light system. The layout of the junction has also […]

TBW puts the bridge in Bridgwater

Cyclists and pedestrians will find it easier and safer to reach the centre of Bridgwater thanks to two new key routes to be opened next week. The two routes – delivered by The Bridgwater Way – will be officially opened on Wednesday 4 March at 9.30am. Cllr David Hall, Deputy Leader of the Council will […]

The Bridgwater Way issues Hazard warning for Hamp

An internationally-renowned street artist and The Bridgwater Way will be helping Hamp celebrate new developments in their community next month. Artist ‘Miss Hazard’ will be working with the Bridgwater Arts Centre and TBW to bring residents the first BACWalk, showcasing recent street re-design work. Everyone is invited to come along to the Bridgwater Arts Centre […]

Community to celebrate Rhode Lane revamp

Parkour workshops and BMX displays will help residents celebrate the completion of improvements to Rhode Lane in Hamp by The Bridgwater Way’s DIY Streets Team. On Sunday 28 September at 2pm, Rhode Lane will be officially opened by the Mayor of Bridgwater, with festivities carrying on throughout the day until 7pm. The event will take […]

Bridgwater challenged to leave its cars at home

Drivers in Bridgwater are being challenged to leave their cars at home to win great prizes in an online competition run by The Bridgwater Way. The Bridgwater Way Challenge allows the town’s residents and workers to collect points, unlock discount vouchers, and be entered into weekly prize draws, simply by taking to their feet or […]

Canal-side Sky Ride

Summer cyclists have been making the most of the new Canal-side cycling and walking route created as part of The Bridgwater Way. Two free, guided Sky Rides took place on Sunday along the mile-long section of improved Bridgwater and Taunton Canal path from Hamp Bridge to Albert Road and more are available throughout the summer. […]

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 […]