Category: News

Westover Hosts Bridgwater Syria International Football Friendly

For a while now, refugees from the war ravaged middle eastern country of Syria have been resettled around the globe giving them a respite from the suffering and the chance to start a new life. Clearly they’ve been through a lot. But that didn’t stop us offering them a friendly football match here in Bridgwater […]

Bridgwater Town Council Seeking New Town Clerk as Hurf Hangs Up His Boots

Bridgwater Town Council was set up in 2003 and since that time its only Town Clerk has been local footballing legend Alan Hurford. Now at the age of 70 , Hurf is hanging up his boots and Bridgwater needs a new enthusiastic and dedicated Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer with a brief to “achieve […]

It’s Fair Time Again

Bridgwater Fair is here again and the Westover residents of West Street once more take the bullet for the rest of us so that this ancient tradition, which brings 1,000s to our town can take place. As part of our role, Westover Councillors, are involved in pre-meetings with all the agencies that work together to […]

New Bridgwater Town Council Line Up 2017-18

At last nights Bridgwater Town Council meeting the ruling Labour group elected its committees, Forum chairs and representatives on outside bodies for the forthcoming year 2017-18. The Town Council is composed of 16 councillors, 14 of who are Labour, 1 Lib Dem and 1 Conservative. Town Council Leader, Brian Smedley (Labour,Westover) introducing the changes, said […]

Labour County Election Campaign kicks off in Westover

Westovers County Councillor Leigh Redman led his troops out onto the streets of Bridgwater today with the new edition of the Bridgwater Rose appearing through a letterbox near you in the near future. The County Council election will be on Thursday May 4th and Leigh is leading the fight not just to keep Bridgwater RED […]