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Gravity launches design competition for Sedgemoor students: Architect and TV presenter George Clarke is supporting the competition
April 22, 2021

Gravity is teaming up with two educational charities to launch a design competition that aims to encourage local youngsters to get involved with the project to create the UK’s first smart campus and community. Gravity, which is based on the site of the former Royal Ordnance Factory (ROF) between Puriton and Woolavington, is launching the…

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Bridgwater United Community Sports Trust (BUCST) is delighted to become the latest member of the Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce
April 22, 2021

Bridgwater United Community Sports Trust aims to provide all members of the local community with the opportunity to access quality sport, physical activity, and wellbeing provision whatever their age, gender or ethnicity. To help the Trust achieve our aims, we believe it was vitally important to align ourselves with organisations who share our values and…

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The Old Vicarage Hotel is Top Dog
April 21, 2021

Did you know that April is #NationalPetMonth #NPM21, celebrating and raising awareness of responsible pet ownership. The theme this year is Pets and People: caring for each other.   As a result of caring for all their doggie guests (and their owners) the Old Vicarage Hotel in Bridgwater has just won the Gold Award for…

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Ibis Bridgwater becomes first uk hotel to fully showcase Accor’s Ibis plaza design concept
April 8, 2021

Accor has this week opened the largest internationally-branded hotel in the Somerset town of Bridgwater; the 144-room ibis Bridgwater. Operated by Cycas Hospitality as part of a management agreement with Zeal Hotels and Sandgate Investors, the new-build property is the first ibis hotel in the UK to showcase the brand’s new Plaza design throughout. The…

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College Seeks to Create 300 New Apprenticeship Opportunities in 100 Days
April 6, 2021

Weston College has set an ambitious target of achieving 300 apprenticeship opportunities, in just 100 days. Following the Coronavirus pandemic, youth unemployment has risen by 13%, with a further 785,000 people under 24 on furlough. This campaign is seeking to create brighter futures for young people, businesses, and the wider community, to help us build…

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Sansum Solutions taking part in Virtual Sponsored Journey for Charity.
March 26, 2021

Jason Woodcock, Managing Director, Shannon Matthews (Head Recruitment Specialist) and Jennifer Wilson Business Development Manager of Sansum Solutions Group Limited, will be taking part in a virtual sponsored journey from Lands End to John O’Groats, an event that is being run through PRC Gym located at Priory Community School in Weston-Super-Mare on Monday 12 April. …

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Newborn Certification for Professional Photographer
March 23, 2021

Timeless Images is the latest member of the Master Photographer’s Association (MPA) to be awarded their exclusive “Newborn Certification” status in Bridgwater Newborn baby photography is incredibly popular, but, without the correct procedures in place, is fraught with potential problems that could cause serious harm to such precious subjects MPA Newborn Certification is awarded to…

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Special Offer from Holiday Inn Express Bridgwater
March 8, 2021

The Holiday Inn Express Bridgwater are offering meeting space for £25 DDR (Day Delegate Rate) This includes Three servings of Tea / CoffeeSandwich LunchRoom HireWater & CordialSweetsStationaryComplimentary WiFi throughout the HotelOnsite parkingInteractive TV to connect your laptop. Minimum of six people This offer is valid from now through until the end of April 2021. Alternatively,…

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Workplace bullying and conflict resolution workshops go online with discounted places available for Sedgemoor businesses
March 8, 2021

Following the success of training held earlier in 2020 by the award-winning charity Stand Against Violence, businesses in Sedgemoor will be able to benefit from discounted courses thanks to the continued support and funding received from the Hinkley Point Community Fund. Stand Against Violence have years of experience in developing techniques and delivering training in…

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The Pardoes Free Legal Helpline
March 8, 2021

Tough times require a community willing to help and support one another. Due to the restrictions in place in Somerset (and the nation) we have had to halt our popular free Legal Clinics in the villages/towns dotted around South Somerset. We have endeavoured to continue to help our community by offering other free services such…

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SOMERLAP WELCOMES NEW STAFF MEMBERS
February 8, 2021

Somerlap’s continued success has seen it create 5 new job roles in recent months, with two staff joining this year.   Pallet Manufacturers Edgaras Gauba, Connor Pink and Joshua Kick started in the Autumn; alongside Curtis Bradshaw, who joined the shed and garden products team. Meanwhile Simon Bass (Retail team) began work in January this…

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Litigation Covid Clinics for Individuals and Businesses
January 25, 2021

Everys Solicitors are offering support to individuals and businesses looking for advice on Covid-19 related disputes and claims. Specialist litigation solicitors, Gay Cherryson and Kathy Trist, are holding telephone clinics every Tuesday from 4pm until 6pm, where they will be providing FREE, no-obligation, 20-minute telephone appointments for the following issues: Wills and estatesMedicolegalInsuranceEmploymentLandlord and tenantBusiness…

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Adapting to Hinkley Point C Supply Chain Apprenticeship Delivery
August 10, 2020

Bridgwater & Taunton College (BTC) has strategically placed itself as the region’s leading provider for technical and professional training, and works in collaboration with a large number of local and national employers, including Hinkley Point C (HPC), supporting one of the UK’s largest infrastructure projects in delivering a wide range of Apprenticeship programmes. From Steelfixers…

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