Tag Archives: North Petherton

Bridgwater goes that extra ‘35,000’ miles

  People across Bridgwater have been using the BetterPoints app through The Bridgwater Way programme to travel more actively; earning rewards and enjoying the health benefits of walking and cycling. So popular has it been, that users have now racked up over 35,000 miles of activity since January by walking and cycling in the Bridgwater […]

Improved road safety and a safe route to school

A safe walking and cycling route between North Petherton and Bridgwater is now available after major highways works. A new footpath and cycleway and signals at the Huntworth Roundabout have been installed in response to concerns about pedestrian safety. The works finished in December 2016 and a formal route assessment has now found the route […]

Weekend removal of temporary traffic lights at North Petherton

In response to recent feedback from commuters and local businesses, important changes have been made to the way the traffic is being managed at the roadworks on the A38/North Petherton at weekends. Somerset County Council has listened to feedback that the works were causing weekend delays and have come up with a solution that means […]

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 […]

Fly tipping

Fly-tipping ‘duty of care’ case costs woman £188

A £40 deal to get rid of rubbish cost a Somerset woman £188 in a case highlighting the duty of care every individual and business has over their waste even after it has left their premises. At Somerset magistrates this week, Nicola Watson, aged 34, was fined £73 wth a £20 victim surcharge and £95 […]