Category: Town Development

Northgate Finally To Get Leisure Complex

The long disputed Northgate site on the edge of Bridgwater Town Centre has finally been given the go-ahead for a state-of-the-art new cinema as its flagship attraction. After a bitter campaign by townspeople to prevent Sedgemoor District Council simply dumping a massive supermarket on the site, Bridgwater Town Council worked with their powerful overlords to […]

Town Council Approves Forward Plan for 2018-19

At the Bridgwater Town Council Meeting of  2nd August , members unanimously supported the Forward Plan for 2018-19, agreed the 5 key priorities for co-operation with Sedgemoor District Council and actioned key issues raised by members of the public at the Annual Town Meeting. Moving the motion, Town Council Leader Cllr Brian Smedley (Westover) said […]

Bridgwater Town Council Appoints New Town Clerk

Bridgwater Town Council has  announced the appointment of David Mears as Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer, in succession to Alan Hurford who is to retire after 15 years in the role. David has been Town Clerk of Langport for some 5 years and has wide experience with several local councils as well as having […]

Town Development Forum Support for Fore Street Proposals

Thirty people attended the latest Town Development Forum meeting at Bridgwater Town Hall to hear Sedgemoors Principal Development Officer Sam Harper outline the latest phase in the plans to enhance the Town centre as part of the CIM Bid that included such innovations as the Quayside festival, now in its second year, and the much […]