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Bridgwater & Taunton College takes local action to mark Colleges Week 2021
October 12, 2021

Bridgwater & Taunton College (BTC) will be supporting the annual Love Our Colleges campaign again this year, with a series of digital case studies, blogs and press releases highlighting the outstanding work and positive impact of the College on its students, the wider community, business partners and the economy. This year’s theme is ‘Get In,…

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SEDGEMOOR MASQUERADE WEEK - 31st OCTOBER 2021 TO 8th NOVEMBER 2021
October 11, 2021

Carnivalites in Sedgemoor have revealed plans to commemorate The Gunpowder Plot this year in a low key and symbolic way. Organisers of Bridgwater Carnival and Highbridge and Burnham on Sea carnival have joined forces to stage a number of smaller one off individual events as part of a Sedgemoor Masquerade Week to celebrate the failure…

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300 in 100 Success!
August 26, 2021

Weston College has successfully completed their 300 in 100 apprenticeship campaign, which has created 345 apprenticeship opportunities in just 100 days.  The campaign which aimed to counter the rising levels in youth unemployment, and buck the trend with national apprenticeship figures, proved to be highly successful, with opportunities created across sectors.  Companies of all sizes pledged to get involved, from…

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PAGEANT ENTRY TAKES SHAPE
August 18, 2021

Photo credit to 'Brian Sweeting, Bridgwater Photographic Society' The first stages of the design of Bridgwater Carnival’s Pageant entry are revealed to Pageant Master, Adrian Evans (L), by Mike Crocker (Centre) and Chris Hocking. Designs for Bridgwater Carnival’s entry in next year’s Platinum Jubilee Pageant are almost complete and the working drawings were shown to…

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DETAILS OF BRIDGWATER CARNIVAL’S 2021 VIRTUAL LIVE STREAM REVEALED – SATURDAY 6 NOVEMBER, 7PM
August 5, 2021

With just three months until what would have been undoubtedly Bridgwater’s biggest night of theyear, Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival has revealed the full details of its 2021 virtual carnival. Taking place on Saturday 6 November at 7pm, the two hour online virtual carnival titled ‘Through the Decades’ will feature 100 entries from Bridgwater Carnival processions…

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SOMERSET SUPER LEAGUE: WHO WON?
July 29, 2021

On 24 July 2021, Walpole Dunn hosted the Somerset Super League; a charity football tournament in aid of bibic and in celebration of Walpole Dunn’s 5th anniversary year. Bibic is Walpole Dunn’s ‘Charity of the Year 2021’. At Walpole Dunn, we are proud to be supporting a local Somerset charity that provides exceptional support to…

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Weston College launches new Engineering facility in Bristol
July 26, 2021

As lead partner of the West of England Institute of Technology (WEIoT) Weston College has created a WEIoT base in north Bristol’s aerospace and advanced engineering heartland through partnership working with GKN Aerospace.The College will be opening its own Bristol WEIoT facility for delivery of Higher Education Engineering, within GKN Aerospace’s new flagship Global Technology…

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NATIONAL CHILDREN’S CARNIVAL WEEK IN BRIDGWATER
July 26, 2021

Children across the UK were able to experience the excitement and enjoyment of carnival during the National Children’s Carnival Week in July. At Somerset Bridge Primary School in Bridgwater the whole school took part and thoroughly enjoyed themselves designing and creating their own carnival masks, headdresses, collars and squibs.  They then proudly donned their brand…

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New Arrival At Stokes Partners
July 12, 2021

Stokes Partners Solicitors are delighted to announce the arrival of their newest Partner, Michael Brierley.  Michael joins the firm from 6 July 2021.  He specialises in contentious probate litigation and looks forward to developing this complex area of work within the firm.  Michael was born and brought up in Somerset and trained at a large…

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Now is your chance to claim your crown!
June 25, 2021

Are you the Best in the Business? A boss in the boardroom and on the pitch? Now is your chance to claim your crown! In collaboration with the Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce, Bridgwater United Community Sports Trust are excited to announce the Inaugural Bridgwater Business League! Boost your awareness in the community, increase team morale…

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Sedgemoor celebrates the poll result
June 10, 2021

The leaders and a representative from the political parties who make up Sedgemoor District Council joined forces to thank those 111,589 voters who took the time and trouble to vote in the recent local poll regarding the future of local government in Somerset.  There was a resounding result in favor of Stronger Somerset which gained…

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WELCOME BACK to Sedgemoor!
June 4, 2021

#ShopSafeShopSedgemoor is being managed by Daffodil PR and Communications, supported by the government and the European Development Fund with the message now focussed on welcoming people back to high streets and shopping areas across the district.  Over the past few weeks, we have seen all high street businesses across the Sedgemoor district able to open…

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IPAF Training with Unity Operators
June 2, 2021

Book your IPAF training with Unity Operators throughout June & July and get a MEWP Harness Operator Kit for £50 + VAT (RRP £80 + VAT)  This offer is valid for any IPAF Category booking – 3A, 3B, 1B and Harness use and inspection. ***  We are also offering discounted rates on PASMA courses throughout…

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WALPOLE DUNN ANNOUNCES SOMERSET SUPER LEAGUE!
May 14, 2021

Walpole Dunn is pleased to officially announce we will be launching the Somerset Super League; the exciting new 5-a-side football tournament that will begin our 5th anniversary year celebrations and raise funds for bibic, our Charity of the Year. Bibic is a national charity based in Langport that supports young people with developmental and neurological difficulties. Whilst…

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Sansum's Skydive Dunkeswell September 2021
May 14, 2021

Sansum Solutions Group Limited a double award winning commercial cleaning contractor in the heart of Somerset, will see three of its management team skydive from 15,000 ft on 25 September 2021 in support of the charity Children’s Hospice South West.  Jason Woodcock, Managing Director, Jennifer Wilson, Business Development Manager and Rachel Porter, HR Manager of…

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Robins Reveal Plans for Bristol Road
May 6, 2021

Bridgwater United Football Club together with Bridgwater United Community Sports Trust, are delighted to reveal plans in conjunction with Sedgemoor District Council, for the renewal and rejuvenation of the under used land located off Bristol Road. The pioneering project at Bristol Road Playing Fields, will be the first of its kind providing a joint community…

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