Tag Archives: The Bridgwater Way

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 […]

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 […]

Cycling Fun for All at Victoria Park

People of all ages enjoyed cycling for fun at Victoria Park’s Summer Fayre last week. Young and old alike enjoyed the array of cycling activities on offer from The Bridgwater Way (TBW). These included pedal-powered smoothie-making, pedal-powered racing in a velodrome and with Scalextric cars, a pedal-powered bike simulator, plus an extreme try-out track for […]

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 […]

Pupils become Street Designers

With support from The Bridgwater Ways’ DIY Streets team, pupils at Hamp Academy have been learning how to beat congestion by design. In a three week project, Hamp Academy has looked at congestion on Rhode Lane, Bridgwater at School drop-off and pick-up time. Through this, Year 4 pupils have learnt that the way streets are […]

Neon Bike Party promises to Light up Bridgwater

Bridgwater will light up on Thursday 5 March as a Neon Bike Party rides into town to provide an eye-catching finale to the Bridgwater Way Project. Starting and finishing at Bridgwater Town Hall, a procession of children will precede the main Neon Bike Ride, followed by a post-ride celebration in the Town Hall. Participants are […]

#Pays2share Car Share Campaign gains momentum across Bridgwater

More and more people are leaving their cars at home and sharing their journeys in Bridgwater thanks to a campaign driving home the benefits of sharing a lift to work. Over 30 organisations across Bridgwater have now signed up to support The Bridgwater Way’s new #pays2share campaign, including Morrisons, Mulberry, EDF Energy, Refresco Gerber, Toolstation, […]

Fix up for Free at Sunday Bike Kitchen Live

The Bridgwater Way Project is launching its first ever Sunday Bike Kitchen this Sunday 1 February. The Bike Kitchen is free, run by members of Bridgwater Bike Recycling Project and Hamp Community Association, and will be held at the ReCreation Youth and Community Centre, in Bridgwater’s Rhode Lane. It will offer people an opportunity to […]

Have yourself a very Hampy Christmas!

The ‘Hampy Christmas Street Market’ was launched on Saturday 13 December, attracting hundreds of shoppers, carol singers and well-wishers outside the Rhode Lane Shops in Hamp, Bridgwater. With support from The Bridgwater Ways’ DIY Streets Project, Hamp Community Association organised the event, which is planned to be the first of many. The recent street improvements […]