SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Rare breeds regional show at Junction 24

SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Rare breeds regional show at Junction 24

Posted: 9th October 2017
THE Mayor of North Petherton, Cllr Alan Bradford, himself a former student of Brymore Academy, attended a recent event celebrating rare breeds. The Rare Breeds Survival Trust’s sixth annual regional show and sale was held at the Junction 24 Sedgemoor Auction Centre back on September 21, 2017. It was organised by Sula Gibbard and Greenslade Taylor Hunt with help from…

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BRIDGWATER NEWS: Retail plans to be announced early next year for Northgate

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Retail plans to be announced early next year for Northgate

Posted: 9th October 2017
SEDGEMOOR District Council and Somerset County Council have for some time been working together on the Northgate site at Bridgwater. The first phase of the project has delivered Northgate Primary School which opened its doors for the new autumn term in September. The two councils have also agreed a conditional contract with a third-party retailer on the former Enterprise…

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BRIDGWATER NEWS: Another housing plan for old Withy Cutter pub eyesore

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Another housing plan for old Withy Cutter pub eyesore

Posted: 4th October 2017
  A NEW housing development is being planned for the site of the former Withy Cutter pub in Bridgwater. The proposals put forward by the Homes in Sedgemoor group include the building of six flats and three houses – along with associated access, parking and landscaping – at the former pub site on the junction of Frederick Road and Wyndham Road which has become a derelict…

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BRIDGWATER NEWS: Squib pub conversion plans submitted to council

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Squib pub conversion plans submitted to council

Posted: 4th October 2017
PLANS have been submitted to Sedgemoor District Council for the conversion of the former Squib pub in Bridgwater into a shop. It was suggested back in August this year – as reported by the Bridgwater Press - that the former pub in West Street was being earmarked as a future convenience store when the applicants, SEP Properties, applied to the council for planning…

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SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Do you recognise the man in this e-fit?

SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Do you recognise the man in this e-fit?

Posted: 4th October 2017
POLICE are appealing for information which could lead to the identification of the man pictured in this e-fit. The appeal comes following a burglary at a home in Burnham-on-Sea last month. The occupants of a house on Gloucester Road in Burnham discovered a man inside a downstairs bedroom at about 9.40pm on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. If you can help – please call 101…

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BRIDGWATER NEWS: Roundabout upgrade work at Junction 23

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Roundabout upgrade work at Junction 23

Posted: 28th September 2017
EDF Energy will start work next month on the upgrade of the roundabout above the M5 at Junction 23 as part of more than £20 million of investment into the local infrastructure. The work is designed to better manage traffic flow and reduce congestion. Works will include the installation of new traffic lights on each of the access and exit routes. The upgrade will be…

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BRIDGWATER NEWS: Don’t let your dogs be noisy neighbours

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Don’t let your dogs be noisy neighbours

Posted: 22nd September 2017
NEIGHBOURS have been relieved after being told that Sedgemoor District Council had successfully prosecuted a dog owner in Bridgwater for the breach of a noise abatement notice. After years of putting up with consistent barking and straying dogs from a house in Westonzoyland Road, Bridgwater, neighbours were relieved that Sedgemoor District Council successfully prosecuted…

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BRIDGWATER AREA NEWS: Coffee and cake serves up cash

BRIDGWATER AREA NEWS: Coffee and cake serves up cash

Posted: 22nd September 2017
A FUNDRAISING coffee and cake morning near Bridgwater has raised £330 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Sue Mantyk held the event at her home in North Petherton and was delighted with the amount of money raised. “I would like to thank everyone for all the support we had to get that amount of money,” said Sue. “It was also great to see everyone and many thanks to all those…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Don’t forget the Hinkley Point recruitment event!

SOMERSET NEWS: Don’t forget the Hinkley Point recruitment event!

Posted: 19th September 2017
PEOPLE in West Somerset interested in finding a new challenge are being reminded that the Hinkley Point C site operations recruitment event in Minehead takes place next week. West Somerset Council employment and skills staff are working with partners to ensure local communities are in a good position to benefit from jobs arising from Hinkley Point C. The event will be…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Council cracking down on sticky problem – chewing gum litter

SOMERSET NEWS: Council cracking down on sticky problem – chewing gum litter

Posted: 19th September 2017
TAUNTON Deane Borough Council is supporting the national Chewing Gum Action Group (CGAG) in its 2017 campaign. The authority is one of 44 local councils and partners from across the UK taking part in this year’s campaign in an effort to get people to dispose of their gum responsibly. The council has displayed stickers on prominent litter bins across the borough and has…

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