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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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A C Mole Rebrand and Website launch
October 11, 2021

A C Mole, based in Blackbrook Park Avenue, Taunton, is one of the leading, independent firms of Chartered Accountants and Tax Advisers in the South West. To celebrate returning to the office following the relaxation of the COVID-19 restrictions, and our forthcoming 120-year anniversary in 2022, A C Mole are thrilled to announce an exciting…

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CARNIVALITES TO STAGE UNIQUE VARIETY SHOW AS PART OF SEDGEMOOR MASQUERADE WEEK
October 11, 2021

Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival Committee, Bridgwater Gangs and Features, and Bridgwater Town Council have joined forces to organise a special 2021 Variety Show. The show, which will run from Sunday 31 October to Thursday 4 November, is one of the first live events to be staged at Bridgwater Town Hall since the start of the…

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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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Sedgemoor businesses are set to benefit for a whopping £1m from Sedgemoor District Council’s latest Business Support Programme.
October 11, 2021

Sedgemoor’s Economic Development Team has designed a range of schemes that will boost productivity, innovation, greener operations and will give local employees new and improved skills.  The programme will deliver cash grants of up to £15,000 to businesses who can demonstrate that the funding will result in business improvement or higher skills. The programme will…

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A LOCAL EFFORT: SOUTH WEST FIRMS TEAM UP TO DELIVER LEISURE AND DINING DEVELOPMENT IN BRIDGWATER
September 30, 2021

Local business has been at the heart of the construction process so far for Bridgwater’s new Northgate Yard development with 75% of suppliers to the project being within a 30-mile radius. The building works for the £16m leisure and dining development in the heart of Bridgwater is well underway and has already seen completion of…

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WESTON COLLEGE TO GET WORLD CLASS SKILLS BOOST
September 27, 2021

Weston College is to get a world-class skills boost after being selected to join an elite training programme. Weston College is one 12 leading institutions (colleges and Independent Training Providers) to have been selected to join the skills revolution by becoming part of WorldSkills UK’s Centre of Excellence. The Centre of Excellence – partnered and…

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Meet the Contractor Event
September 1, 2021

Following on from previous successes, there is now the chance to learn about job opportunities with global company SUEZ. This is being offered by way of a virtual event next month. Organised by Under Construction, the Employment and Skills Team at Sedgemoor District Council and Somerset West & Taunton’s Community Employment Hubs, the session will…

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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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Put your Food and Drink Business on the Map
August 26, 2021

Sedgemoor District Council, alongside Somerset West and Taunton Council, are working with the Food and Drink Forum to launch a Food and Drink Mapping project. Through the project, the local Food and Drink Forum team based at The Food WorksSW, will be contacting as many food and drink producers, suppliers and local retailers based within…

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Sedgemoor Business Excellence Awards Now Open for Applications!
August 23, 2021

Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the launch of this year’s Sedgemoor Business Excellence Awards. The event is a celebration of our fantastic local business community and is the jewel in the Chamber crown with 15 separate award categories across all sectors, including hospitality and tourism for the first time this year. Applications…

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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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£500,000 to boost re-start and recovery
August 16, 2021

Anchor businesses in Somerset that attract people to visit and support a wider range of local enterprises are being urged to bid for grants to help them re-start and recover from the economic hit of the coronavirus pandemic. Somerset County Council is launching a £500,000 fund to support strategically significant businesses badly affected by Covid-19…

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Pardoes welcome new members to their Residential Property team!
August 13, 2021

We are so pleased to welcome (from left to right) Lucy Smith, Nicola Hughes and Najmin Nessa to our Residential Property team. Nicola has joined Pardoes as the new Head of Residential with over 25 years of experience in Conveyancing. Najmin and Lucy will be based in our Bridgwater office, Najmin as a Chartered Legal…

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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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