Buses of Somerset Services During Christmas Lights Switch On

Buses of Somerset have informed us that for the duration of service on Friday 22nd November 2019, no buses will call at St Mary St or Bridgwater High Street. This is due to this years Snowflakes & Shopping event.

Help for Heroes 40,000 Strong Installation Arrives in Bridgwater

On Friday 22 November, a section of the Help for Heroes’ 40,000 Strong Installation will arrive in Bridgwater for members of the public to visit and donate to receive their own figure – which will help support wounded Veterans, service personnel and their families for years to come.

Eight Year Old Finley Officially Opens Festive Shop & Christmas Tree...

An eight year old from Bridgwater, who was diagnosed with Leukaemia, declared a shop near Wellington that’s dedicated to all things Christmassy open last Friday, 15th November.

Road Traffic Collision on M5 South, Junction 22 to 23

This morning, Saturday 16th November at 5.56am, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received a call from a member of the public reporting a road traffic collision, on the M5 South at Junctions 22 to 23.

Candidates Running for Bridgwater & West Somerset

Nominations for the Bridgwater and West Somerset Constituency closed today (14th November). The candidates are:- Ian Liddell Grainger – The Conservative Party Candidate Farès K Moussa -...

New Date for Squibbers Way Opening

An event to celebrate the opening of Bridgwater’s new Squibbers Way has been rescheduled to avoid clashing with the General Election.

Stay Safe on the Roads this Winter

Somerset County Council’s road safety team has some helpful advice to keep everyone safe on the roads this winter.

Rock & Pop Music Quiz

Are you looking for somewhere to go on Saturday night? Why not test yourself on Pop & Rock music questions, what is your level of...

Sen-se Pop Up Shop Opens in The Hub

Today, 12th November, the Sen-se pop-up shop opened in The Hub, upstairs in Angel Place, where they will be there for 6 weeks, Monday - Friday 10am - 2.30pm and Saturday, 10am - 4pm.

Bridgslaughter Christmas 2020 – Announced

We can now announce that we will be running Bridgslaughter Christmas in 2020, again at the Bridgwater Arts Centre. As well as a collection of...

Diogo Steps Back From Election to Ensure the Vote is Not...

It has been announced today, by Diogo Rodrigues, that he does not wish to split the vote and would be stepping back from running...

Bridgslaughter 2 Horror Film Festival : Last 5 Films Announced

Check out the last five films being shown at Bridgslaughter 2 Horror Film Festival at the Bridgwater Arts Centre, Saturday 9th November 2pm until 8pm.

Volunteers Breathe Life into Bridgwater’s ‘Dead Centre’

The story of how a Bridgwater cemetery's graves were condemned to be flattened, saved by local people and are now being restored by the Friends of Wembdon Cemetery was vividly told by Dr. Miles Kerr-Peterson at the October meeting of the Bridgwater & District Archaeological Society.

A Change to Bridgwater Magazine

As our 1000th published post, it seems apt that we would be letting you know of changes coming to Bridgwater Magazine, following 15 months...

Bridgwater Magazine: A Politics-Free Zone

We are all going to have more than enough of our fill of politics over the coming weeks, and partly due to this, we...

Bridgslaughter 2 Horror Film Festival : Next 5 Films Announced

Check out the next five films being shown at Bridgslaughter 2 Horror Film Festival at the Bridgwater Arts Centre, Saturday 9th November 2pm until 8pm.

Bridgslaughter 2 Horror Film Festival : Next 4 Films Announced

Check out the next four films being shown at Bridgslaughter 2 Horror Film Festival at the Bridgwater Arts Centre, Saturday 9th November 2pm until 8pm.

Come and Join in with the Town’s Christmas Light Switch on!

The Christmas lights switch on will take place on Friday 22nd November, with entertainment beginning at 4pm on the Cornhill with stalls around the Town Centre including Cornhill and High Street.

Celebrity Chef to Judge Bridgwater Apprentices

Regional catering company Somerset Larder is enlisting the help of Michelin starred chef Michael Caines MBE to find its next generation of chefs. The west country’s culinary celebrity has been asked to judge an apprentice competition at the business’s Bridgwater kitchen and to offer advice on how to progress in the industry.

Closure Order Granted for Problematic Bridgwater Address

A closure order has been granted for a property in Bridgwater after neighbours raised repeated concerns about anti-social behaviour and drug offences.