BRIDGWATER NEWS: Official switching-on of Bridgwater Town Bridge lights

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Official switching-on of Bridgwater Town Bridge lights

Posted: 22nd November 2018
THE fantastic lights on Bridgwater Town Bridge will be ‘officially’ switched-on during the festivities to start the countdown to Christmas on Friday (November 23, 2018). The official switch-on of the bridge lights comes after a period of commissioning to test the lights. The bridge ceremony will take place during the switching-on of the Christmas lights event – entitled…

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BRIDGWATER NEWS: Bridgwater Library and Blake Gardens revamp hits Hinkley snag

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Bridgwater Library revamp hits Hinkley snag

Posted: 22nd November 2018
SOMERSET County Council has been refused nearly half a million pounds towards ambitious plans to revamp Bridgwater’s Library and Blake Gardens. The Bridgwater Nucleus project aims to create a community hub and cafe by redesigning the library and improving the gardens. The council had applied for just under £481,000 to the Hinkley Point Community Impact Mitigation (CIM)…

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SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Major boost for Burnham-on-Sea theatre and seafront

SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Major boost for Burnham-on-Sea theatre and seafront

Posted: 22nd November 2018
PLANS for a revamp of Burnham-on-Sea seafront and theatre have been given a £350,000 boost – thanks to money designed to offset the impact of the construction of Hinkley Point C. The Burnham Evolution project, brought forward by the town council, will see the Princess Theatre and Arts Centre refurbished and improvements made to both the Esplanade and South Esplanade. The…

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BRIDGWATER NEWS: Two charged with murder

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Two charged with murder

Posted: 5th November 2018
TWO people will appear in court on Monday (November 5, 2018) charged with murder in connection with the death of 20-year-old Tyrone Mulinde in Bridgwater. Mr Mulinde, from London, was found with serious injuries on George Street, Bridgwater, on October 20, 2018. He was attended to by paramedics but sadly died at the scene. A post mortem examination confirmed he died of…

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BRIDGWATER NEWS: Further arrest into Bridgwater murder investigation

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Further arrest into Bridgwater murder investigation

Posted: 3rd November 2018
A MAN has been arrested as police continue to investigate the murder of Tyrone Mulinde. Mr Mulinde was killed in George Street, Bridgwater, on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The 25-year-old man was arrested early on Friday morning (November 2) on suspicion of murder and was taken into police custody. A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder last month and was…

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BRIDGWATER NEWS: Murder victim is named

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Murder victim is named

Posted: 26th October 2018
A MAN who died after being assaulted in George Street, Bridgwater, last weekend has officially been named by police. Twenty-year-old Tyrone Mulinde, from London, was found at about 12.30pm on Saturday, October 20, 2018, with serious injuries but, despite the best efforts of paramedics, was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers from The Brunel Major Crime Investigation…

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BRIDGWATER NEWS: Dampiet Street car park partially reopens

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Dampiet Street car park partially reopens

Posted: 23rd October 2018
THE Dampiet Street car park in Bridgwater has been partially re-opened following a police investigation into a murder.  Sedgemoor District Council announced on Tuesday (October 23, 2018) that some spaces remained “out of bounds” but added that the car park was back operational. A council spokesman said: “Customers can now use the car park, but are requested to avoid the…

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BRIDGWATER NEWS: Kitchen fire at York Road home

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Kitchen fire at York Road home

Posted: 22nd October 2018
FIREFIGHTERS were called out on Monday (October 22, 2018) afternoon following reports of a kitchen on fire at a home in Bridgwater. The Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service was notified at about 3.45pm to the situation in York Road by the occupant of the property. The person was told to leave the property immediately for their own safety by Fire Control and two…

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BRIDGWATER NEWS: Dampiet Street car park remains closed due to murder investigation

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Dampiet Street car park remains closed due to murder investigation

Posted: 22nd October 2018
THE Dampiet Street car park in Bridgwater remains closed due to the ongoing police investigation into a murder at the weekend. Customers are requested to use other town centre car parks until the Dampiet Street car park reopens. The nearest car parks can be found at Mount Street, Northgate and Market Street. A spokesman for Sedgemoor District Council said on Monday…

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BRIDGWATER NEWS: Work starts on Bower Ponds Park Improvements

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Work starts on Bower Ponds Park Improvements

Posted: 22nd October 2018
REFURBISHMENT works costing around £70,000 at the Bower Ponds Park in Bridgwater are to get underway on Tuesday (October 23, 2018). The project has been jointly funded by Sedgemoor District Council, LiveWest and Bridgwater Town Council. There will be a new activity trail assault course and outdoor gym (fitness area) that will be aimed at juniors and youths. These…

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