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Plans for 130 new homes submitted by Orme Architecture have been given the go ahead on a plot just east of the A38. The site, adjacent to land where 75 homes were green lighted makes up almost 4.4 hectares and will see homes in a range of sizes to encourage a diverse range of people […]

Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens is urging people to be vigilant towards “county Lines” during the pandemic. County lines’ is a term used to describe gangs and organised criminal networks involved in exporting illegal drugs out of bigger cities into one or more smaller towns in the UK In a post on twitter […]

The Somerset Waste Partnership are to introduce new measures at the recycling centres across Sedgemoor over the next week. The set-up will be similar to that seen in supermarkets and other shops, with visitors expected to take responsibility for keeping themselves and others safe. Other safety and access restrictions remain in place: Gloves to be […]

The gates to Berrow Beach Access Road will be open as from Monday, 22nd June.   Remedial works to the access road will be carried out this week to repair the winter storm damage. Charging at the toll-booth will start from Monday, July 6th to allow for cashless payment equipment to be installed.  Customers will only be able […]

There have been mixed reactions to shops re-opening. Bridgwater town centre was less a hive of activity, rather a sedate que as shoppers waited hours to buy non-essential items from the giant chain retailers like Sports Direct. Steve Scott of Scotts Furniture in Burnham welcomed a steady stream of customers for the first time in […]

Visitors and walkers to the Berrow Dunes Local Nature reserve will be asked to stick only to the designated rights of way to access the area.  Severe storms and extremely high tides during the winter have done serious erosion damage to the foredunes at Berrow Local Nature Reserve. In January and February at least 10m […]

Police are appealing for information after vandals tore a gate off a field, allowing a herd of cowes to escape onto the railway line at Brent Knoll. According to National Rail, services were unable to run between Weston Super Mare and Taunton for several hours. Read more at https://www.burnham-on-sea.com/

Are you open for business? Sedgemoor FM is calling on local companies to spread the word that their doors are open again. With more than 1/4 of the Sedgemoor Population listening to the radio every day, an on-air message is the perfect way to get your “we’re open for business” information out there. Dave Englefield, […]

Somerset Wildlife Trust have been awarded a £43,000 grant to improve access to Westhay Moor on the levels. The 106 Hectare sanctuary north east of Bridgwater is home to thousands of species and exmoor ponies can be seen in the summer months. As part of the improvement scheme, disabled access will be upgraded and a […]

As far back as the 18th Century, Bridgwater has always been a forward thinking, welcoming town. According to records on the Blake Museum website, the townspeople of Bridgwater were among the first to raise a petition to parliament to end the slave trade. The petition “The humble petition of the inhabitants of Bridgwater showeth, that […]

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