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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BRIDGWATER NEWS: Design team appointed to transform town centre site

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Design team appointed to transform town centre site

Posted: 22nd October 2018
THE redevelopment of the Northgate site in the centre of Bridgwater has taken another step forward with the appointment of a design team. The team consists of Corstorphine and Wright Ltd as architects and supported by Aecom Consulting and Enborne Consulting.  Montagu Evans, as managing agents, is already advising the council. The scheme will include a multi-screen…

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BRIDGWATER NEWS: Murder investigation continues in Bridgwater

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Murder investigation continues in Bridgwater

Posted: 22nd October 2018
POLICE officers have been continuing to investigate the murder of a man at an address in George Street in Bridgwater. The man was discovered with serious injuries at about 12.30pm on Saturday (October 20, 2018) and was treated by paramedics including from air ambulance but was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder…

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BRIDGWATER NEWS: Murder investigation launched

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Murder investigation launched

Posted: 20th October 2018
POLICE have launched a murder investigation following an incident at an address in George Street in Bridgwater. A man was discovered with serious injuries at about 12.30pm on Saturday, October 20, 2018, and was treated by paramedics including from air ambulance but was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. A police spokesman said: “Formal identification is yet to take…

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SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Council offers grants to small businesses affected by Hinkley Point C construction traffic

SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Council offers grants to small businesses affected by Hinkley Point C construction traffic

Posted: 15th October 2018
SEDGEMOOR businesses affected by an increase in construction traffic travelling to and from the site of Hinkley Point C are being offered the chance to apply for grants aimed at helping them respond to any challenges caused. The fund, run by Sedgemoor District Council, will be a competitive process where businesses will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis…

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SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Inner Wheel members make cushions for breast cancer patients

SEDGEMOOR NEWS: Inner Wheel members make cushions for breast cancer patients

Posted: 15th October 2018
A GROUP of women are celebrating after sewing special cushions for 1,000 breast cancer patients. The Inner Wheel Club of Sedgemoor joined the Breast Care Cushions initiative, which was started by a Glastonbury member in 2008 after her own breast cancer operation. It is estimated that the Sedgemoor-based group has spent hundreds of hours making the cushions out of donated…

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