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“Get Business Get Digital” programme
October 12, 2015

Sedgemoor District Council is pleased to announce a new programme designed to help and support micro and small businesses in our area. “Get Business Get Digital” programme includes workshops, mentoring sessions and one to one support in a range of subjects from accounting basics to marketing strategies. More information and booking facility is available here:…

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Newly renovated offices available in West Huntspill
September 29, 2015

The Forge Enterprise Centre in West Hunspill has newly renovated offices to rent. Click here to find out more: The Forge offices  

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EDF update on Hinkley C
September 9, 2015

An update from EDF about their building programme in France and their timetable and committment to Hinkley C. I would like to update you on an announcement EDF Group has made........

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£1m Funding Boost for Businesses seeking to build
August 4, 2015

Alongside the adoption of the Economic Strategy, Sedgemoor announced its intention to launch a new Business Accelerator Loan Fund for the District. Aimed at supporting individual local businesses seeking to grow, the fund will provides loans of between £50,000 and £350,000 to individual companies seeking to build new property within the district. Loans will be…

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Hinkley Point C Supply Chain Update
August 3, 2015

Updates provided by Neil Murphy, CEO, Somerset Chamber of Commerce Project Announcement It is with a real sense of pride that we hear this week that EDF Energy has announced that five Somerset supplier alliances, representing over a dozen Somerset and South West businesses, have been named among EDF Energy's preferred bidders for the proposed…

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Highway/Transport Improvement Works in and around Bridgwater Friday 3 July 2015
July 6, 2015

Download here: Bridgwater schemes update 3 July

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Updated Key Roadworks Schemes in and around Bridgwater
June 2, 2015

Please find attached the latest fortnightly update with information on key roadworks schemes in and around Bridgwater. Bridgwater schemes update 28 May

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Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce Hustings Evening
April 29, 2015

On the 14th April a pre-election hustings evening was held in the excellent Bridgwater College facility at the Cannington Agricultural Innovation Centre. The Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce is committed to providing members with the opportunity to be heard and was therefore delighted to welcome the five candidates to outline their party views and answer questions…

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Roadworks Updates from Somerset Council
April 14, 2015

Member's may find information regarding the current roads situation related to the major disruption in Bridgwater. See the attached document for further details. Roads Update wc 06 04  

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Bridgwater College wins Employer Engagement Award at the 2014 TES FE Awards
March 11, 2014

    Staff at Bridgwater College were delighted to learn that they had won the Employer Engagement award, sponsored by the Edge Foundation, at the prestigious annual Times Educational Supplement (TES) FE Awards, held at the Park Plaza Hotel, London. The award recognised the collaboration between the College and luxury goods manufacturer Mulberry, which led…

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Flood Relief for Small Businesses
March 7, 2014

As you are probably aware, Government is offering a range of support for small businesses affected by the recent floods, including:   A £5,000 “repair and renew” grant for all affected business (and also homeowners) – topping up any money received from insurers to ensure flood resilience is built into homes and businesses as they…

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Floods News Update
March 7, 2014

Dredging to start on the Rivers Tone and Parrett as soon as possible  Dredging of the Somerset Levels will begin next month as soon as it is safe and practical to do so, the Environment Agency (EA) announced today. The Environment Agency is formally advertising the works in preparation for work to start.  Dredging will…

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News Update - December 2013
December 4, 2013

Call for Sites The Council is inviting submissions of potential sites for employment, housing and gypsy and traveller accommodation as part of the update of the Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA). The SHLAA identifies and assesses sites for their development potential in order for the Council to be confident of enough suitable sites being available in future years to fulfil identified…

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John Penrose Breakfast Event
November 29, 2013

John Penrose your local small business ambassador will be attending a breakfast event on 22nd August. He is keen to speak with a John Penrose your local small business ambassador will be attending a breakfast event on 22nd August. He is keen to speak with a

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