Category: Town Centre

ALL QUIET ON THE WESTOVER FRONT?

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 […]

“Town Centre needs action now” says Town Team “Two years time will be too late”

Westover ward councillors Brian Smedley and Kathy Pearce joined the Bridgwater Town Team for a walkabout in the Town Centre talking to traders and shoppers and highlighting problems and solutions. Starting at the Penel Orlieu end of town the chronic state of the Classic Buildings was a clear problem. Commercial agent Ian Walker said “This […]