BRIDGWATER NEWS: Work begins on new luxury hotel

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Work begins on new luxury hotel

Posted: 8th October 2015
WORK has started on a scheme to build a £9m luxury hotel in the centre of Bridgwater that will bring new jobs, new visitors and new retail opportunities to the town. Developers D. C. Homes were joined on site by representatives of Sedgemoor District Council, Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), the builders, demolition company and architects for a…

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SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Cash support for groups

SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Cash support for groups

Posted: 8th October 2015
SEDGEMOOR District Council has awarded over £6,900 in community grants following its recent grants committee meeting. The St Mary’s Church at Westonzoyland has been awarded £2500 to move the church organ to a different location within the church providing space for a new refreshments area and in the longer term a lavatory. Bridgwater Arts Centre has received £2,500…

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SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Facebook deal ends in fly-tipping fine

SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Facebook deal ends in fly-tipping fine

Posted: 8th October 2015
A DEAL made on Facebook to get rid of rubbish cost a woman £290 and a 12-month conditional discharge after the rubbish was found fly tipped in Sloway Lane at Stretcholt. At Taunton Magistrates Court last week, Kimberley Tierney of Weston Super Mare, was fined £95 with a £15 victim surcharge and £180 costs after her waste was fly-tipped by people paid to take the waste…

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SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Electoral canvassers are doing the rounds

SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Electoral canvassers are doing the rounds

Posted: 8th October 2015
PEOPLE in Sedgemoor will soon start to see Electoral Services canvassers in their neighbourhood – especially if you have not returned your annual voter registration form or updated your households details in any way. From mid-October to late November 2015 canvassers will be making personal visits to every property in the district that has not returned the form (posted to…

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SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Digital Link is celebrating Get Online Week

SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Digital Link is celebrating Get Online Week

Posted: 8th October 2015
THE Sedgemoor Digital Link is celebrating 'Get Online Week' by offering an additional weekly session as well as putting out a call for more volunteers to assist at the sessions. It is 18 months since Sedgemoor Digital Link opened the doors of its first session at The Octopus Centre, Burnham-On-Sea. Since then the partnership has grown rapidly across the district. The new…

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SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Share your photos of Marine Cove

SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Share your photos of Marine Cove

Posted: 8th October 2015
THE Friends of Marine Cove group is asking any budding photographers to share their photos of Marine Cove in Burnham-on-Sea so they can be used on its website and to help promote the gardens to the local community and visitors. The Friends of Marine Cove and Sedgemoor's Community Gardener, Jacqui Strong, regularly see visitors taking photos of the garden and would like…

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SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Grow your own with a difference

SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Grow your own with a difference

Posted: 8th October 2015
SEDGEMOOR District Council has come up with a novel solution to the national shortage of planning officers - it is “growing its own.” Anyone who has applied for planning permission to alter a property or who has objected to someone else's plans, will know what a vital role planners play in helping to shape the places where we live but it seems fewer people are choosing…

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BRIDGWATER NEWS: Police Commissioner gives support to Sydenham and Bower project

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Police Commissioner gives support Sydenham and Bower project

Posted: 8th October 2015
THE Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and Somerset has given her backing to a three-year project working in the Sydenham and Bower areas of East Bridgwater. The project – involving various agencies – was launched last month (September 2015) after receiving the backing and financial support of multiple organisations. The Together Team - East Bridgwater, which…

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