Tag Archives: walking

The Bridgwater Way Workplace Challenge – the results are in!

The Bridgwater Way workplace challenge took place over four weeks from 23 May resulting in a huge 14,494 journeys undertaken through sustainable transport modes such as walking, car share and public transport; saving over 5,000kg of CO2 emissions alone. The challenge encouraged nine local businesses to download the ‘BetterPoints’ App; a free Smartphone App through […]

Key Bridgwater cycle link set to complete this week

Key road works, including improvements to walking and cycling routes in Bridgwater are set to finish in their entirety this week, with the one way system ending ahead of schedule. The works included County Council schemes to improve cycle and footways between the Wylds Rd/The Drove junction and the A39 Bath Road, and improve the […]

Could you join Somerset’s growing team of adopt-a-path volunteers?

A growing scheme to help look after Somerset’s 3,800 miles of public footpaths and bridleways is looking for more volunteers. Somerset County Council’s adopt-a-path scheme is open to anyone whether they are walkers, horse riders or cyclists, and any public right of way can be adopted. Volunteers are simply asked to use their chosen path […]

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 […]

Love the great outdoors? Now you can adopt-a-path

People who regularly use rights of way in Somerset are invited to help keep routes open and accessible for all under a new adopt-a-path scheme. Somerset County Council’s rights of way team is interested in hearing from anyone willing to adopt a public footpath, bridleway, restricted byway or a Byway Open to All Traffic (BOAT). […]

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 […]

Help improve Somerset’s Rights of Way network

Members of the public are needed to offer their views and suggestions on how to improve access to Somerset’s Rights of Way network. Somerset County Council is looking for new members to join the Somerset Local Access Forum from May 2015. Members of the forum all share an interest in Rights of Way but come […]