Tag Archives: The Bridgwater Way

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 […]

Cycle Cinema Screening of Frozen proves a Huge Hit

A unique Cycle Cinema screening of Frozen proved to be the ‘coolest’ start to the Christmas season for a sell-out family audience at Bridgwater Town Hall last Thursday (4 December). Over 220 devoted fans of the Disney film came and many even dressed as their favourite characters. The film was shown as part of The […]

#Pays2share campaign launches across Bridgwater

The Bridgwater Way project is launching its #pays2share campaign to promote the benefits of sharing a lift to work. By sharing a lift with a friend or colleague, you can cut your petrol costs in half – 61p a litre! Sharing a lift can also help reduce local traffic congestion and car parking problems, as […]

A New Bridge for Showground

The next phase of The Bridgwater Way is set to further improve connections from the South of Bridgwater to the town centre with a widened path and new bridge at Showground roundabout. Work will begin this week to widen the narrow bridge on Showground roundabout, which has been a long term issue for pedestrians, while […]

Cycle Cinema Screening of Frozen Sells out in 48 Hours

A special Cycle Cinema sing-along screening of Disney’s Frozen in Bridgwater Town Hall has sold out within 48 hours of going on sale. The family blockbuster is being presented as part of The Bridgwater Way Project, an initiative funded by the Department for Transport, aimed at transforming travel in and around the town, making it […]

Spooktacular Halloween Walk promises to be a scream!

Blake Gardens will play host to The Bridgwater Way’s second free Spooktacular Halloween Walk on Thursday, 30 October. Following the overwhelming of last year’s event, The Bridgwater Way is inviting brave participants to come and make a lantern and explore the spooky side of Bridgwater on a guided walk. Creepy fancy dress is encouraged and […]

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 […]