Tag: Town Centre

Town Council Considers Key Westover proposals for Bridgwater

Bridgwater Town Council this week looked at two key action plans from Westover Councillors for the regeneration of the Town Centre and also of the Bridgwater to Taunton Canal and Docks. Cllr Brian Smedley, who brought the items to the Council’s agenda, explains the background. “The Town Centre is the focal point not only of […]


By day Bridgwater’s 19th century bridge is a bustling crossing between the east and west parts of the town centre but as night falls it can become a focal point for noisy drinkers sometimes until the early hours of the morning. Not only this but residents tell of boy racers skidding across it and hurtling […]

Bridgwater Town Team flying the flag for local retailers

Bridgwater Town Team is flying the flag for local retailers in Bridgwater and celebrating the contribution independent businesses make to the UK economy. Across the country on 4 July 2014, the public will be encouraged to buy at least one item from their local independent shops to celebrate Independents’ Day 2014, and in Bridgwater we […]

Campaigners Win Reinstatement of Town Centre Christmas Tree

Bridgwater Town Council’s finance committee today voted in funds to bring back the Cornhill Christmas tree after a proposal by Westover Councillor Brian Smedley was put on the agenda and debated. Cllr Smedley said “We haven’t had a Christmas tree in the town centre for several years and the reason was basically that it was […]